The properties and durability of autoclaved aerated concrete masonry blocks

A. Chaipanich1,  and P. Chindaprasirt2     1Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand     2Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand


This chapter describes various aspects such as of autoclaved aerated concrete masonry blocks which include the history, utilization, manufacturing process, mechanism, microstructure, characterizations, physical, mechanical, thermal and durability properties. Physical properties section describes the bulk density of autoclaved aerated concrete and the relation to the air voids. The mechanical properties section describes the compressive strength and flexural strength of the autoclaved aerated concrete, the relationships with the ...

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