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Dynamic Measurements for Determining Poisson’s Ratio of Young Concrete

REFERENCES 1. Ahmed L, Ansell A & Malm R: “Numerical Modelling and Evaluation of Laboratory Tests with Impact Loaded Young Concrete Prisms,” Materials and Structures , Vol. 49, No. 11, November 2016, pp. 4691-4704. 2. Anson M & Newman K: “The Effect of Mix Proportions and Method of Testing on Poisson’s Ratio for Mortars and Concretes,” Magazine of Concrete Research , Vol. 18, No. 56, September 1966, pp. 115-130. 3. Byfors J: “Plain Concrete at Early Ages,” Research Fo 3:80, Swedish Cement and Concrete Institute, Stockholm, 1980, 464 p. 4

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Alkali-silica Reaction in Finnish Concrete Structures

REFERENCES 1. Richardson, M. G., “Fundamentals of durable reinforced concrete,” London, Spon Press, 2002, 260 p. 2. Shayan, A. & Quick, G.W., “Alkali-aggregate reaction in concrete railway sleepers from Finland,” Proceedings , 16 th International Conference on Cement Microscopy, Richmond, Va., USA, 1994, pp. 69–79. 3. Pyy, H., Holt, E., Ferreira, M., “Prestudy on alkali aggregate reaction and its existing in Finland,” VTT, Helsinki, Report VTT-CR-00554-12/FI, 2012, 27 p. (in Finnish) 4. Lahdensivu, J., Aromaa, J., “Repair of alkali

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Stability of Air Content in Fresh Concretes with PCE-Based Superplasticizers

REFERENCES 1. Mölsä S: “The reason for the Kemijärvi railroad bridge's construction defects”. 2016. (In Finnish). [Online] https://www.rakennuslehti.fi/2016/11/kemijarven-sillan-valuvian-syyt-selvisivat-turkua-tutkitaan/ [Accessed on 29.1.2019] 2. Turunsanomat News: “The background of the concrete strength problems is the elevated air content in-site”. 2016. (In Finnish). [Online] https://www.ts.fi/uutiset/paikalliset/3117381/Betonin+lujuusongelmien+taustalla+liialliset+ilmamaarat+Tyksin+tyomaalla [Accessed on 29.1.2019] 3. Yang Q

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Influence of Cracking on Effects of Restrained Deformations in a Post-tensioned Concrete Bridge

REFERENCES 1. Arnold A: “Zum Einfluss der Zwangschnittgrößen aus Temperatur bei Tragwerken aus Konstruktionsbeton mit und ohne Vorspannung,” Dissertation, Dortmund Techn. Univ., Dortumund, Germany, 2008. (In German). 2. Jalonen K: “Imposed and restrained deformations on concrete bridge,” Master Thesis , Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland, 2016. (In Finnish.) 3. Liikenneviraston ohjeita 24/2014. 2014. Eurokoodin soveltamisohje – Siltojen kuormat ja suunnitteluperusteet NCCI 1 (5.9.2014) (Guidelines of the Finnish Transport Agency

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Case Study on the 20 Years Propagation of Carbonation in Existing Concrete Facades and Balconies

REFERENCES 1. Lahdensivu J: “Durability properties and actual deterioration of Finnish concrete facades and balconies”. Tampere, Tampere University of Technology, Publication 1028, 2012, 117 p + app. 37 p. 2. Page C. L: “Basic Principles of Corrosion”. In: Schiessl P (editor): Corrosion of Steel in Concrete, London, Chapman and Hall, 1988, pp. 3–21. 3. Schiessl P: “Corrosion of Steel in Concrete”. London, Chapman and Hall, 1988, 101 p. 4. Liu Y & Weyers R E: “Modelling the Time-to-Corrosion Cracking in Chloride Contaminated Reinforced

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A Refined Model for Predicting Concrete-Related Failure Load of Tension Loaded Cast-in-Place Headed Anchors in Uncracked Concrete

REFERENCES 1. Eligehausen R, Mallée R & Silva J F: “Anchorage in Concrete Construction”. Ernst & Sohn, Berlin, Germany, 2006, 378 pp. 2. ACI Committee 349: “Code Requirements for Nuclear Safety-Related Concrete Structures (ACI 349-85)”. American Concrete Institute, Detroit, USA, 1985. 3. Fuchs W, Eligehausen R & Breen J E: “Concrete Capacity Design (CCD) Approach for Fastening to Concrete”. ACI Structural Journal , Vol. 92, No. 1, 1995, pp. 73–94. 4. CEB: “Design of Fastenings in Concrete, Comité Euro-International du Béton”. Thomas

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Use of Concrete for Road Infrastructure: A SWOT Analysis Related to the three Catchwords Sustainability, Industrialisation and Digitalisation

REFERENCES 1. Mehta P K, “Global concrete industry sustainability,” Concrete international, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 45-48, 2009. 2. Pachauri R and Meyer L, “Climate change 2014 Synthesis Report-Summary for Policymakers,” ed: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), 2014. 3. Samferdselsdepartement, “Meld. St. 33 Nasjonal Transportplan 2018-2029 (in Norwegian) (National Transport Plan 2018-2029),” Oslo, Norway2017. 4. Jahren P and Sui T, Concrete and sustainability . CRC Press, 2013. 5. Jiang R, Mao C, Hou L, Wu C, and Tan J

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Full-scale Test of an Unreinforced Concrete Dome Plug for the Spent Nuclear Fuel Repository

REFERENCES 1. Grahm P, Malm R, Eriksson D: “System design and full-scale testing of the Dome Plug for KBS-3V deposition tunnels – Main report,” Technical Report TR-14-23, Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co, Stockholm, Sweden, 2015, 206 pp. 2. Vogt C, Lagerblad B, Wallin K, Baldy F, Jonasson J-E: “Low pH self-compacting concrete for deposition tunnel plugs,” Report R-09-07, Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co, Stockholm, Sweden, 2009, 78 pp 3. Malm R: “Low-pH concrete plug for sealing the KBS-3V deposition tunnels,” Report

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Meso Mechanical Study of Cracking Process in Concrete Subjected to Tensile Loading

REFERENCES 1. Rouchier S, Foray G, Godin N, Woloszyn M and Roux J-J: Damage monitoring in fibre reinforced mortar by combined digital image correlation and acoustic emission. Construction and Building Materials , Vol. 38, 2013, pp. 371-380. 2. Alam S Y, Saliba J and Loukili A: Fracture examination in concrete through combined digital image correlation and acoustic emission techniques. Construction and Building Materials , Vol. 69, 2014, pp. 232-242. 3. Guo M, Alam S Y, Bendimerad A Z, Grondin F, Rozière E and Loukili A: Fracture process zone

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Reduction of Radon Gas in Concrete Using Admixtures and Additives

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