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Moisture measurement in concrete constructions exposed to temperature and moisture variations

Moisture measurement in concrete constructions exposed to temperature and moisture variations

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Published by Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) in Espoo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Concrete -- Moisture -- Measurement -- Congresses.,
  • Concrete construction -- Congresses.,
  • Moisture -- Measurement -- Congresses.,
  • Moisture meters -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Heikki Kukko, Hemming Paroll.
    SeriesVTT symposium -- 174.
    ContributionsKukko, Heikki., Paroll, Hemming., Finland. Valtion Teknillinen Tutkimuskeskus.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination119 p. :
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15490710M
    ISBN 109513845656

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    moisture on the strength of concrete is not usually taken into account5. Mechanical tests have been used to evaluate the variations due to moisture difference. From literature, it can be found that there exists uncertainty on the moisture effects on strength and elastic by: MOISTURE CONTENT DETERMINATION AND TEMPERATURE PROFILE MODELING OF FLEXIBLE PAVEMENT STRUCTURES Brian K. Diefenderfer Chair: Dr. Imad Al-Qadi The Via Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering ABSTRACT A majority of the primary roadways in the United States are constructed using hot-mix asphalt (HMA) placed over a .

      Concrete Products covers the issues that attract producers of ready mixed and manufactured concrete. With an editorial focus on equipment and material technology, market development and management topics, Concrete Products provides practical information for management professionals on how to run their day to day business. Moisture distribution with floor covering Moisture distribution without floor covering 1. 2. 3. Calcium Chloride Test 1. Graph 1 shows the moisture distribution in an uncovered slab, which is not entirely dry yet. The slab is losing moisture through the surface while the core is .


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Moisture measurement in concrete constructions exposed to temperature and moisture variations Download PDF EPUB FB2

Concrete absorbs water, and it can take upwards of days for a ” thick slab to cure properly. Once the concrete has cured for at least 30 days, testing for moisture can begin. Because it takes so long for concrete to dry even in ideal conditions, attempting moisture tests before the 30 day mark is often a waste.

In ASTM D, Standard Test Method for Indicating Moisture in Concrete by the Plastic Sheet Method, a mm (in.) square of plastic is taped onto the floor to see if moisture droplets form underneath. The test depends on the slab’s surface temperature and. Moisture presence in concrete slabs can cause problems for all types of floors, including carpeting, wood, stone, poured polymeric, and resilient finish.

Too much moisture can cause floorcoverings to cup, buckle, blister, and discolor, and these problems can occur days, months, or years after installation.

Lundberg, H.,"Measurement of concrete humidity by the Humi-Guard-System", Proceedings of VTT Symposium on moisture measurement in concrete constructions exposed to temperature and.

Moisture Measurement in Concrete and Wood Correct Usage and Application NICFI Convention. Moisture Sources precipitation osmosis dew point T-1 ambient RH sub-slab vapor environment for moisture, humidity and temperature conditions.

Advantages of. Typically, dry cast, block and paver producers need both aggregate moisture measurement and mixer water dosing, with moisture sensor in the mixer. Wet cast and ready mix producers can usually get by with only aggregate moisture sensors but for high quality, high strength products, especially for SCC, a mixer water dosing system is still necessary.

Learn the Six Methods For Determining Moisture | 3 With three-quarters of the earth covered with water, almost everything we touch or eat has some water content.

The accurate measurement of water content is very important, as it affects all aspects of a business and itÕs supply Size: KB. Klein A., Trescony L. —Ionic-barrier moisture meter for measurement of moisture content and moisture distribution in concrete, same as [4], RILEM/CIB joint symposium on moisture problems in buildings, Otaniemi, Filand,paper Google ScholarCited by: 2.

Concrete slabs and floors can be excellent subfloor surfaces for tile and other floor coverings, but too much moisture in the concrete can cause problems with flooring installations. Therefore, it's advisable to have a floor tested for moisture content prior to installing flooring or moisture : Joseph Lewitin.

A concrete moisture meter is a type of moisture meter used by installers of flooring to measure the moisture levels of meters have been used for decades to measure the moisture content in different materials and substances.

Concrete meters have evolved from the successful wood moisture meter as flooring contractors tried to use their wood meters to measure the. The American Concrete Institute. Founded in and headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA, the American Concrete Institute is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development, dissemination, and adoption of its consensus-based standards, technical resources, educational programs, and proven expertise for individuals Cited by: 8.

The moisture in interior concrete is the primary factor directly influencing the deterioration phenomena of concrete structures. In this study, a method for predicting the moisture of the natural environment and the interior concrete was proposed based on the relative humidity (RH) and water vapor density (WVD) concepts using meteorological by: 8.

Hydronix sensors were originally designed for moisture measurement in concrete production and are built to survive the harsh environment of flowing aggregates and the turbulence of a concrete mixer.

Manufacturers are required to produce quality concrete to rigorous specifications, batch after batch while keeping costs to a minimum. HOW is Concrete Slab Moisture Measured. Various qualitative and quantitative methods of measur-ing concrete slab moisture are described in ASTM E Test the moisture condition of the slab in the same tem-perature and humidity conditions as it will be in service.

In general, test at three random sample locations for ar. Introduction. Concrete is widely used in various structures that are exposed to continuous variations in temperature and moisture content. The mechanical and physical properties of concrete are more complex than most materials as they are impacted by the environmental conditions when it is poured and us research was conducted on the curing of Cited by: Concrete Hygro-i Inspection Kit features the CMEXpert II Concrete Moisture Meter.

It also includes other products used in testing humidity in concrete, and completely profiles the concrete slab and surface. The kit meets ASTM F and ASTM F standards. Concrete Moisture Meters provide instant measurement of moisture content in a concrete.

The American Concrete Institute. Founded in and headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA, the American Concrete Institute is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development, dissemination, and adoption of its consensus-based standards, technical resources, educational programs, and proven expertise for individuals Cited by: under controlled conditions of temperature, relative humidity, and airflow.

Variables such as species, initial moisture content, dimension, and other characteristics, affect drying times. Even after taking all of these variables into consideration, wood remains a complex material to dry. Natural variations in grain pattern, density, and the.

Concrete moisture is a sincere enemy of epoxy floor coatings, so before you start thinking about applying that epoxy, take the time to find out just how much moisture is in the floor. Here are the two most common types of test for concrete : Jeff Beneke.

moisture in concrete is not uniformly distributed, and moisture distribution varies with the exposure time (Li Chunqiu ). Temperature, wind speed and environmental relative humidity are variables that must be considered at the moment of this measurement as well. Most methods for determining moisture diffusivity are based on the analysis of File Size: 2MB.

The Tramex CMEX II moisture meter is designed for the instant and precise measurement of moisture content in concrete and other floors and screeds.

Incorporating plug-in ports for the optional Hygro-i relative humidity probe and heavy-duty pin-type wood probe, this moisture meter transforms into the ideal all-in-one instrument for the flooring.The term moisture refers to the water content of any material; solid, liquid or gas.

However, in this discussion, the word “moisture” will refer to the water content of solids or liquids, reserving the term “humidity” for the water content of Size: KB.[2] R. Barbosa, S.

Juhlin, Polymer Concrete exposed to Temperature and Moisture Variations, Department of Civil Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, MSc thesis, (in Danish).

[3] ENNatural stone test methods - Determination of flexural strength under concentrated load, European Committee for Standardization, ().Cited by: 1.