Rapid estimation of concrete strengths potential for Hydro-Quebec dams with special reference to modified boiling method: M38-8/131E-PDF
“This paper outlines the accelerated curing methods used by the Quebec Hydro-Electric Commission, for estimating the 91-day strength of concrete. This is followed by a detailed statistical analysis of the field test data obtained on Outardes -3 project of the Commission using the modified boiling method. Briefly, this method consists of initial standard moist-curing of test specimens for 24 hours, followed by boiling for 3 1/2 hours and measuring compressive strength 1 hour later. The analysis of the field data, which consist of several hundred test results, indicates that the modified boiling method is an acceptable means for potential strength determination of concrete, and its use during the construction of large concrete dams is recommended"--Summary, p. 438.
|Department/Agency||Natural Resources Canada. Dept. of Energy, Mines and Resources. Mines Branch.|
|Title||Rapid estimation of concrete strengths potential for Hydro-Quebec dams with special reference to modified boiling method|
|Series Title||Reprint series ;|
|Publication Type||Series - View Master Record|
|Electronic Document|| |
Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Please contact the authoring department to request a format other than those available.
We invite you to consult the Frequently Asked Questions page for additional information regarding the Archived Content notice.
Note: The URLs contained in this/these document(s) may no longer be functional
|Note||Cover title. "Reprinted from Tenth International Congress on Large Dams, volume iv, question no. 39, r. 20, transactions, Montreal, Canada, 1-5 June 1970." Historical publication digitized from print 2017 [by Natural Resources Canada].|
|Number of Pages||p. 415-438 :|
|Departmental Catalogue Number||300210|
|Subject Terms||Concrete, Testing, Dams|
- Date modified: