Recommended CitationDiamond, S., and K. Matsukawa. Chemical Admixtures of Highway Concrete: Fundamental Research and a Guide to Usage, Part I - Background, History and Future Applications.. Publication FHWA/IN/JHRP-92/07 pt.I. , Indiana Department of Transportation and Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1993. doi: 10.5703/1288284313483.
This report is made to two distinct elements. Part I is a guide to the current status and potential use of chemical admixtures for concrete, designed for the information and guidance of State DOT engineers. A historical prospective is given on chemical admixtures in concrete, and information is provided on the nature and practices of the concrete admixture industry. Selectrion of and specifications for admixtures by State DOTs is reviewed, and a guide to the usage of specific classes of admixtures currently and potentially available is proveded. Part II is contained in a separate file. Its subtitle is, Quantitative Analysis of Interactions between Portland Cements and Superplasticizers.
concrete, chemical admixtures, accelerators, retarders, superplasticizers, corrosion, chlorides, HPR-2017
West Lafayette, IN
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