Buildings & Structures

Application of Light-burnt Dolomite as a Mineral Addition in Concrete

Author(s) Zhiyang Chen Min Deng Peng Liu   Abstract Growth in the production of cement has led to increasing demands for mineral additions. This study was conducted to develop an alternative addition by calcining dolomite at 800°C to obtain a mixture of periclase...

Modeling Early-Age Rheology of Cement-Silica Fume Pastes

Author(s) Jedadiah F. Burroughs, Charles A. Weiss Jr., John E. Haddock, and W. Jason Weiss   Abstract This study presents the application of an analytical model to describe the rheological behavior of cement pastes containing silica fume at replacement rates of...

Evaluation of In-Place Stress in Concrete by Incremental Hole Drilling

Author(s) Ashutosh G. Dabli, Abhay N. Bambole, and Kamalkishor M. Bajoria   Abstract The use of strain relief method is one of the most direct methods for determination of in-place stresses. In this method, a hole is drilled in the concrete member and the change...