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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nearshore tubular steel pier piles by:Welding splice plates to piles to bridge damaged areaPlacing permanent steel shuttersPouring mass concrete jacket around damaged area of pilesRepair of attritional damage to 8No.
Relying on the knowledge of our global membership, ACI has generated hundreds of reports on structural concrete, concrete repair, supplemental cementitious materials, mass concrete, self-consolidating concrete, anchorage to concrete, concrete durability, and more," Michael L Tholen, managing director of engineering and professional development at ACI, tells Construction Week.
The slab- or structure-embedded sensor alerts users on real-time concrete strength, indicating appropriate point of formwork removal; floor slab humidity levels; mass concrete temperatures; and, cylinder maturity.
of measurements, Concremote -- the new concrete sensor technology by Doka -- ensured reliable on-site temperature monitoring and hence secured quality of these mass concrete structures.
It is the earliest known fort in the world, constructed principally in mass concrete and occupies a four acre site, just a 10 minute walk from the beach (you can drive too).
Slag cement contributed greatly to keeping the temperature of the mass concrete under control, which was vital to the success of the foundations.
Hence, while fly ash would slower pozzolanic reaction, its lower heat value would make it good for mass concrete or concrete work in hot weather.
and other economic factors such as the cost of raw material, plus logistical problems associated with changing the formulation and handling properties of mass concrete.
QMY HOUSE is very old and I believe the walls are mass concrete with no dampcourse.
Mass concrete underpinning is the oldest and most common method and involves digging bit by bit under the existing foundation and reinforcing as you go, then filling in with concrete.
This curing temperature history is similar to actual temperature history of hardening mass concrete in construction site.