The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 39 (1961) > Issues > Issue 1 > The Structural Use of Aerated Concrete
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The Structural Use of Aerated Concrete

Aerated concrete is one of a group of materials described collectively as 'lightweight concrete.' The term 'lightweight concrete' is somewhat arbitrary; in the past it has been customary to consider as 'lightweight, any concrete of dry density not exceeding 100 Ib/cu. ft., but the use of reinforced units has led to concretes with a density of 110-115 or even to 120 Ib/cu. ft. A. Short and W. Kinniburgh

Author(s): Short, A;Kinniburgh, W

Keywords: lightweight concrete;using;foamed concrete;admixtures;mix design;properties;design;case studies