mass concrete

mass concrete

[′mas ′kän‚krēt]
(civil engineering)
Concrete set without structural reinforcement.

mass concrete

Any volume of cast-in-place concrete intended to resist applied loads by virtue of its mass; generally cast as a monolithic structure; usually incorporates a high proportion of large coarse aggregate and a low cement content.
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Material & Labour PCC 1:4:8 Type D-2 (using 40mm graded stone aggregate) as in filling, foundation and mass concrete complete all as specified and directed by Engr-in-charge.
Engineered for high strength and long-term durability, NewCem slag cement helps control shrinkage, creep and cracking in mass concrete structures.
Wu and Luna 2001 introduced the numerical procedure for creep strain in mass concrete structure with temperature effects by modifying the exponential algorithm for concrete and the final formula for the incremental in strain (Eqn (17)) are presented below.
Built by Robert McAlpine & Sons, known for their innovative use of mass concrete, it cost just over PS18,000 and was completed in October 1898.
It was the first in the UK to be built principally from mass concrete and was the examination battery for Milford Haven during World War I," said Mr Geear.
Highway Department employees cut trees on Tuesday to allow a concrete pumper truck from Central Mass Concrete Pumping Service Inc.
Replacing up to 50% of traditional Portland cement improves concrete strength by increasing the product's chemical resistance and durability, slower hydration rates and lower heat of hydration improves the integrity of mass concrete structures like large foundations, bridges and other structures.
Cast Advanced Concretes displayed their new range of MASS Concrete Surfaces at the recent Surface Design Show.
With its extreme density and weight, it can penetrate thick armour and mass concrete.
Standard Practice for Selecting Proportions for Normal, Heavy weight, and Mass Concrete, Part I, ACI Manual of Concrete Practice.
It is particularly advantageous for use in mass concrete sections, high-performance readymix and precast concretes, self-compacting concrete, marine environment concrete, chloride and sulphate-bearing environments, tunnelling and pumped concrete.
G & F Concrete Cutting is one of Southern California's foremost leaders in non-explosive, mass concrete demolition, providing modern solutions in concrete cutting, drilling, rigging, and removal for nearly 30 years.