Coefficient of Linear Expansion of Air-Entraining Concrete with Silica Fume
The effect of water-cement ratio, air content, silica fume and sand ratio of concrete on the coefficient of linear expansion(CLE) was studied by orthogonal experiment. The results show that under a certain amount of cement material, CLE of concrete increase as the water-cement ratio increases and the effect of water-cement ratio on CLE of concrete is remarkable; with the increase of blending ratio of silica fume, the CLE of concrete increases; the CLE of concrete reduces with 3.5% air content in concrete, but rebound with 6% air content in concrete; with the sand rate increases, CLE of concrete increases; CLE per unit compressive strength of concrete with silica fume decreases with increase of silica fume content; CLE per unit compressive strength of concrete with air content increase when air content increase.
J. C. Dou and J. S. Yang, "Coefficient of Linear Expansion of Air-Entraining Concrete with Silica Fume", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 168-170, pp. 2116-2120, 2011