Improvement of the Temperature-Shrinkage Crack Resistance in the Construction of Concrete Road Pavements

Paper by ORLOVSKY from ISCR 8th 1998 Lisbon Portugal

Measures of increasing the crack-and frost resistance of a cement concrete pavement are presented in the paper: -use of control joints in the fresh concrete, only placed in the morning time; - increase by20% of the amount of plasticizer, mixing duration and compaction time of concrete mix.

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