high-strength concrete


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high-strength concrete

In concrete, the use of a high cement-to-water ratio and a special admixture, such as a combination of a superplasticizer and silicate dust, intended to achieve a higher-than-standard strength.
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1994), "Stress-strain behavior of steel fiber reinforced high-strength concrete under compression", ACI Structural Journal, 91(4), pp.
High-strength concrete makes up the tower's super-structure, which is supported by large reinforced concrete mats and piles.
The $10 million project, expected to be completed in late 2006, involves replacing deteriorated concrete pavement slabs with high-strength concrete, placing concrete overlay on various on-and off-ramps, sealing cracks, grinding the pavement and restriping.
Precast concrete walls are made of steel-reinforced, high-strength concrete, and can be integrally blended to match surroundings.
This (NIST) documents presents the presentations and discussions that were made at an international workshop on the fire performance of high-strength concrete (1997, Gaithersubrg, MD).
The French developed a two-layer extruded slipform operation that might be used by encapsulating normal concrete within the protective high-strength concrete.
The highest moment in the areas where high-strength concrete was placed was 7.
The City Financial Tower took the honors in its category because it is one of the first buildings in Hawaii to use high-strength concrete, which allows for thinner supporting beams and thus increased floor space.
The recent development of high-strength concrete is opening a new path to the heights.
MMFX DMCC markets and sells the MMFX2 branded uncoated corrosion-resistant, high-strength concrete reinforcing steel derived from its parent company's micro and nanotechnologies throughout the Middle East and North Africa ("MENA") region.