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Tag: D-line cracking Deleterious freeze-thaw effects

Failure to adequately specify concrete subject to repeated freezing and thawing may lead to various types of internal or near-surface damage but the distinctions between these phenomena are often somewhat arbitrary (Harrison et al., 2001); common manifestations include (i) cracking adjacent to joints (known as D- or D-line cracking), (ii) delamination with general surface scaling or (iii) localised pop-outs. D-line

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