Influence of temperature on autogenous deformation and relative humidity change in hardening cement paste

Ole Mejlhede Jensen, Per Freiesleben Hansen

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    Abstract

    This paper deals with autogenous deformation and autogenous relative humidity change (RH change) in hardening cement paste. Theoretical considerations and experimental data are presented, which elucidate the influence of temperature on these properties. This is an important subject in the control of early age cracking of concrete. It is demonstrated that the traditional maturity concept generally is not applicable to autogenous deformation and autogenous RH change. (C) 1999 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalCement and Concrete Research
    Volume29
    Issue number4
    Pages (from-to)567-575
    ISSN0008-8846
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1999

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