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Accession Number PB2012-114256
Title Alkali-Silica Reactivity Field Identification Handbook.
Publication Date Dec 2011
Media Count 80p
Personal Author B. Fournier K. I. Folliard M. D. A. Thomas Y. A. Resendez
Abstract Two types of alkali-aggregate reaction (AAR) are currently recognized depending on the nature of the reactive mineral; these are alkali-silica reaction (ASR) and alkali-carbonate reaction (ACR). Both types of reaction can result in expansion and cracking of concrete elements, leading to a reduction in the service life of concrete structures. This handbook serves as an illustrated guide to assist users in detecting and distinguishing ASR in the field from other types of damages.
Keywords Alkali-silica reaction

Source Agency Federal Highway Administration
NTIS Subject Category 50C - Construction Equipment, Materials, & Supplies
Corporate Author Transtec, Inc., Austin, TX.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1225
Contract Number N/A

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