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Concrete for extreme conditions

Concrete for extreme conditions

proceedings of the International Conference held at the University of Dundee, Scotland, UK on 9-11 September 2002

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Published by Thomas Telford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Extreme environments -- Congresses.,
  • Concrete -- Environmental testing -- Congresses.,
  • Concrete construction -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Ravindra K. Dhir, Michael J. McCarthy and Moray D. Newlands.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsDhir, Ravindra K., McCarthy, Michael J. 1965-, Newlands, Moray D., University of Dundee. Concrete Technology Unit.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 858 p. :
    Number of Pages858
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18187632M
    ISBN 100727731785

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      Properties of Concrete book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Since its first publication in , Properties of Concrete h /5.   Concrete poured in hot weather, low humidity, or high wind can suffer adverse effects if proper adjustments are not made to the process. Any time hot and/or dry conditions are present when pouring concrete, it is important to schedule the work during the coolest part of the day, if possible, and to have plans in place to keep the concrete cool.

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