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Title: Assessment of permeation quality of concrete through mercury intrusion porosimetry
Authors: Rakesh Kumar
Bhattacharjee, B
Keywords: Permeation quality
Concrete
Initial surface absorption rate
Pore system
Mercury porosimetry
Durability
Issue Date: 2004
Citation: Cement and Concrete Research, 34(2), 321-328
Abstract: Permeation quality of laboratory cast concrete beams was determined through initial surface absorption test (ISAT). The pore system characteristics of the same concrete beam specimens were determined through mercury intrusion porosimetry (MIP). Data so obtained on the measured initial surface absorption rate of water by concrete and characteristics of pore system of concrete estimated from porosimetry results were used to develop correlations between them. Through these correlations, potential of MIP in assessing the durability quality of concrete in actual structure is demonstrated.
URI: http://eprint.iitd.ac.in/dspace/handle/2074/1348
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