Control of Early Age Concrete. Phase 3: Creep in Concrete

Anders Boe Hauggaard-Nielsen, Lars Damkilde, Per Freiesleben Hansen, Jacob Hougaard Hansen, Søren Lolk Christensen, Anders Nielsen

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    The mechanical properties of the "Road Directorate Concrete" at early ages are studied. Creep in tension at 24 and 72 maturity hours are measured on dogbone shaped specimens. The development of tensile modulus of elasticity and strength are measured with a method developed here. The results are compared to compression values and splitting strengths. It is found that the properties of creep in tension are similar to the properties in compression. Further the influence form temperature on creep is found to be significant.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages63
    ISBN (Print)87-7740-203-0
    Publication statusPublished - 1997


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