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Keywords

hot weather, temperature, cracking, shrinkage, strength

Disciplines

Civil and Environmental Engineering | Engineering

Abstract

Nowadays, hot weather is an essential motivator that leads concrete to lose its special characteristics. The high loss of moisture by evaporation and rapid hardening encourage the cracking potential and placement operations. The fresh mixed and hardened concrete tend to be damaged due to several conditions such as: high concrete temperature, High ambient temperature, low relative humidity, and high wind speed. These circumstances accelerate the rate of moisture loss and cement hydration. This article briefly reviews hot weather concreting problems precautions, and curing methods and also discusses the role of incorporation SCMs in reducing the temperature of concrete and enhancing its mechanical and durability performance.

Author ORCID Identifier

Rawan Farhan Ramadan https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9545-9452

Hassan Ghanem https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6217-2743

Jamal Khatib https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4393-6728

Adel Elkordi https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1487-8469

DOI

https://www.doi.org/10.54729/AXEC5733

ISSN

2706-784X

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