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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2013 Vol.14 No.7 P.459-468


Sulphate attack resistance of high-performance concrete under compressive loading*

Author(s):  Hui Xu1, Yu-xi Zhao1, Lei Cui2, Bi Xu3

Affiliation(s):  1. Institute of Structural Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   yxzhao@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Sulphate attack resistance, High-performance concrete (HPC), Compressive loading

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Hui Xu, Yu-xi Zhao, Lei Cui, Bi Xu. Sulphate attack resistance of high-performance concrete under compressive loading[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2013, 14(7): 459-468.

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In this paper, an experimental study on the sulphate attack resistance of high-performance concrete (HPC) with two different water-to-binder ratios (w/b) under compressive loading is presented. The sulphate concentration, compressive strength, and the mass change in the HPC specimens were determined for immersion in a Na2SO4 solution over different durations under external compressive loading by self-regulating loading equipment. The effects of the compressive stress, the w/b ratio, and the Na2SO4 solution concentration on the HPC sulphate attack resistance under compressive loading were analysed. The results showed that the HPC sulphate attack resistance under compressive loading was closely related to the stress level, the w/b ratio, and the Na2SO4 solution concentration. Applying a 0.3 stress ratio for the compressive loading or reducing the w/b ratio clearly improved the HPC sulphate attack resistance, whereas applying a 0.6 stress ratio for the compressive loading or exposing the HPC to a more concentrated Na2SO4 solution accelerated the sulphate attack and HPC deterioration.

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