Influence of the cement type on the potential for cracking caused by restrained shrinkage of high-performance self-consolidating concrete

Vol. 554 (10) 2018 / środa, 31 października, 2018


A. Zieliński

DOI: 10.15199/33.2018.10.23

Volume 554: Issue 10
Pages 77-79
Accepted for publication: 22.08.2018 r.

The reason for the shrinkage cracks occurrence is exceedance of the tensile strength by forced stresses, caused by restrained shrinkage of the composite. This phenomenon is particularly important for the high-performance concrete (HPC) whose elongation is lower than for conventional concrete. This paper presents the course of the interaction of shrinkage over time and the classification of the susceptibility to cracking of tested self-consolidating concretes depending on the cement type used. Keywords: potential for cracking concrete; shrinkage crack; restrained ring test.
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dr inż. Adam Zieliński, Zachodniopomorski Uniwersytet Technologiczny w Szczecinie; Wydział Budownictwa i Architektury;

dr inż. Adam Zieliński

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DOI: 10.15199/33.2018.10.23