Self-compacting concrete and its application in contemporary architectural practice
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In majority of the most modern architectural designs realized in the past 10-20 years, concrete having features in fresh and hardened state as well as making, placing and curing techniques that are defined in detail was used. Quite frequently concrete which was self-compacting in fresh state was used. In order to get acquainted with this material and with possibilities of its application this paper presents various buildings in which it was used. The definition of self-compacting concrete is given and advantages of its application are underlined. Next, features of fresh SCC, test methods are described in detail and classifications especially defined for this material are proposed. .
Keywords:architectural concrete / self-compacting concrete / flow-ability / viscosity / passing ability
Source:Spatium, 2009, 20, 28-34
- Institut za arhitekturu i urbanizam Srbije, Beograd