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dc.contributorEberhardt, Arnd B.
dc.contributorFlatt, Robert J.
dc.contributor.authorSeguí Femenias, Yurena
dc.date.accessioned2012-06-21T11:35:52Z
dc.date.available2012-06-21T11:35:52Z
dc.date.issued2011
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2099.1/15413
dc.description.abstractCracking caused by drying or autegenous shrinkage is a real risk for cementitious material and compromise its durability as crack may serve as intgression paths for gases and salts or might permit leaching. Due to special requirements as application thickness, spray application, etc. on the one hand and durability as well as strength on the other hand repair mortars show an increased shrinkage and crack probability, which is highly undesired. In this study it will be investigated wich are the consequences of shrinkage and cracking from the structural and construction point of view, as well as whether a combination of expansive and/or shrinkage reducing concrete admixture can improve deformation stability and increase crack resistance of mortars exposed to drying conditions.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya
dc.publisherEidegenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Edificació::Materials de construcció::Formigó
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Enginyeria civil::Materials i estructures::Materials i estructures de formigó
dc.subject.lcshConcrete--Testing
dc.subject.lcshStrength of materials
dc.titleShrinkage Reducing Admixtures in Construction
dc.title.alternativeThe influence of admixure formulation and curing regime on shrinkage and cracking probability of repair mortars
dc.typeMaster thesis (pre-Bologna period)
dc.subject.lemacFormigó -- Proves
dc.subject.lemacResistència de materials
dc.rights.accessRestricted access - author's decision
dc.audience.educationlevelEstudis de primer/segon cicle
dc.audience.mediatorEscola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona
dc.audience.degreeENGINYERIA INDUSTRIAL (Pla 1994)
dc.description.mobilityOutgoing


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