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Chapter 2 - Using Silica Fume in Concrete
Improving Durability

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Inside the dewatered stilling basin. The structure had experienced severe abrasion-erosion damage to the concrete in the floor of the stilling basin and was repaired in the early 1970s. By the early 1980s, it required a second repair. This photo shows the damaged concrete from the first repair. For additional information, see: Holland, Terence C., Krysa, Anton, and Luther, Mark D., "Use Of Silica-Fume Concrete to Repair Abrasion-Erosion Damage in the Kinzua Dam Stilling Basin," Proceedings, CANMET/ACI Second International Conference On The Use of Fly Ash, Silica Fume, Slag, and Natural Pozzolans In Concrete, Madrid, Spain, 1986, Vol. 2, pp. 841-864. Luther, Mark D., and Halczak, W., "Long-Term Performance of Silica Fume concretes in the USA Exposed to Abrasion-Erosion or Cavitation -- With 10-Year Results for Kinzua Dam and Los Angeles River," Proceedings, CANMET/ACI Fifth International Conference On The Use of Fly Ash, Silica Fume, Slag, and Natural Pozzolans In Concrete, Milwaukee, 1995, Vol. 2, pp. 863-884.