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Title: Investigation of reactivity between alkalies in portland cement and aggregates proposed for use on Santee-Cooper Project, Moncks Corner, S.C.
Authors: United States. Mississippi River Commission.
U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
Keywords: Alkali-aggregate reactions
Portland cement
Aggregates (Building materials)
Publisher: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: Technical memorandum
Introduction: The investigation reported herein was requested by Mr. J. H. Moore, Chief Engineer, South Carolina Public Service Authority, Moncks Corner, S, C., in a letter dated 29 October 1945 to the Chief of Engineers. Reply to this letter was made by the Office, Chief of Engineers, under date of 6 November 1945 1tating that the teats requested could be made by the Central Concrete Laboratory, Mt. Vernon, N. Y. (now the Concrete Research Division, U. S. Waterways Experiment station). Further arrangements were made by correspondence between Mr. Moore and the Office, Chief of Engineers; the investigation was authorized in letter from the Office, Chief of Engineers, to the Division Engineer, North Atlantic Division, dated 5 January 1946. The investigation was accomplished at the Central Concrete Laboratory, Mt. Vernon, N. Y., under the supervision of' Mr. C. E. Wuerpel, Engineer-in-Charge. Mr. Wuerpel was assisted in the testing program by Messrs. Bryant Mather, William Walton, Chaja Vleinbaum, Albert Weiner, and Alexander Brody, and by Mrs. Katharine Mather and Miss Rhoda Klein. This report was prepared by Mr. Bryant Mather.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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