Civil Engineering - Concrete Technology - Discussion

19. 

Curing

[A]. reduces the shrinkage of concrete
[B]. preserves the properties of concrete
[C]. prevents the loss of water by evaporation
[D]. all of the above.

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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Lukman Ada said: (Mar 3, 2016)  
Curing is must for construction work because of various advantages mainly for strength workability and it remain the amount of moisture in concrete.

Bandari Vishnu Vardhan Reddy said: (Jan 12, 2017)  
Actually, the crack is formed due to the heat of hydration in the structure (members) so this heat is reduced by curing.

Pulak Moral said: (Jul 7, 2019)  
The minimum period for curing concrete to attain maximum strength is 28 Days. From the above graph, it is clear that concrete attains 50% of its design strength when it cured for 3-7 Days. 75% of Compressive strength achieved in 14 days and 90% of strength by 28 days as time goes on the strength increase gradually.

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