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It may be possible to avoid external restraint by the provision of movement joints, but in most structures it is necessary to cast subsequent pours against hardened concrete in order to satisfy the requirements of continuity in the structural design. The risk of thermal cracking is particularly great in canti- levered retaining walls for reservoirs, basements, bridge abutments, etc. When

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