Drying Shrinkage Microcracking
In Cement-based Materials

By Jan Bisschop
December 2002
Delft University Press
ISBN: 90-407-2341-9
198 pages, 6 x 9 "
$68.50 paper original


Contents of this doctoral dissertation include: State of the art, Introduction to cement-based materials, Drying shrinkage in cement-based materials, Restraints of shrinkage, Drying shrinkage microcracking, Microcrack detection and quantification, Microcrack detection with optical microscopy, Materials composition, Composites with variable aggregate size and quantity, Drying behavior, Drying behavior of plain cement paste, Drying shrinkage microcracking by self-restraint, Drying shrinkage microcracking in cement-based composites, Effect of aggregate size on drying shrinkage microcracking, and Effect of drying rate on drying shrinkage microcracking,

Civil Engineering


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