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EFFECTIVE APPLICATIONS OF RETARDING ADMIXTURE TO IMPROVE THE

PERFORMANCE OF CONCRETE IN HOT WEATHER

 Syed Khaleeq Ahmad

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[1]   Neville, A. M.(1995).” Properties of Concrete.” Longman, USA.

[2]  Bungey, J. H., and Millard, S.G. (1996).”Testing of concrete in structures.” Blackie  Academic & Professional.

[3]  Vollick, C.A.,(1960).”Effect of water-reducing admixtures and set-retarding admixtures on the properties of plastic concrete.” ASTM Sp. Tech. Publ. No. 226, 80-200.

[4]  Scholer, C.F.,(1975).”The influence of retarding admixtures on volume changes in concrete,  Joint Highway Research Project Report JHRP-75-21, Purdue Univ. 30-41.

[5]  BS 5075 (1982): Specifications for accelerating admixtures, retarding admixtures and water  reducing admixtures.

[6]  BS 1881 (1983): Testing concrete, Parts; 101, 102, 116, 122.

[7]  Seligmann, P. and Greening, N.R.(1964), Studies of early hydration reaction of Portland cement by x-ray diffraction, Highway Research Record, No. 62, 80-105.

[8]  Fattuhi, N.H., (1985), Influence of air temperature on the setting of concrete containing set retarding admixtures, Cement, Concrete and Aggregates, 7, No. 1, 15-18.

[9]  Khan, B. and Mohammadullah, (2004), Effect of a retarding admixture on the setting time of cement pastes in hot weather, JKAU: Eng. Sci., vol. 15 no. 1, pp. 63-79.

[10] Al-Gahtani, H. J., Abbasi A. J. & Al-Amoudi O. S. B. (1998). Concrete mixing design for hot weather: experimental and statistical analysis. Magazine of Concrete Research, Vol.50, No.2, pp. 95 –105.

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