Materials and Structures

, Volume 36, Issue 7, pp 472–479 | Cite as

RILEM Recommended Test Method AAR-0: Detection of Alkali-Reactivity Potential in Concrete—Outline guide to the use of RILEM methods in assessments of aggregates for potential alkali-reactivity

  • I. Sims
  • P. Nixon
RILEM Technical Committees RILEM TC 191-ARP: ‘Alkali-Reactivity and Prevention—Assessment, Specification and Diagnosis of Alkali-Reactivity’

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Aggregate Sample Concrete Prism Petrographical Examination Carbonate Aggregate RILEM Recommend 
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Appendix References

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    ASTM C586, ‘Standard test method for potential alkali reactivity of carbonate rocks for concrete aggregates (rock cylinder method)’, American Society for Testing and Materials, Philadelphia, USA (1992).Google Scholar
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    ASTM C1260, ‘Standard test method for potential alkali reactivity of aggregates (mortar-bar method)’, American Society for Testing and Materials, Philadelphia, USA (1994).Google Scholar
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    Canadian Standards Association, ‘Methods of test for concrete. 14A, Potential expansivity of cement-aggregate combinations (concrete prism expansion method): CSA A23.2-94-14A’, CSA, Rexdale, Ontario, Canada (1994).Google Scholar
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    Canadian Standards Association, ‘Methods of test for concrete. 26A, Potential expansivity of cement-aggregate combinations: CSA A23.2-26A’, CSA, Rexdale, Ontario, Canada (1994).Google Scholar
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    Fournier, B. and Malhotra, V.M., ‘Inter-laboratory study on the CSA A23.2-14A concrete prism test for alkali-silica reactivity in concrete’, in: Shayan, A (Ed.), Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete, Melbourne, Australia (1996) 302–309.Google Scholar
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    Rogers, C.A., Boothe, D. and Jiang, J., ‘Multi-laboratory study of the accelerated mortar bar test for alkali-silica reaction’, Report EM-101, Engineering Materials Office, Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Downsview, Canada (1996).Google Scholar

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