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Title: Open-Recipe Ultra-High-Performance Concrete

Author(s): Sherif El-Tawil, Yuh-Shiou Tai, John A. Belcher II, and Dewayne Rogers

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 42

Issue: 6

Appears on pages(s): 33-38

Keywords: mixture, packing, strength, test

Date: 6/1/2020

Ultra-high-performance concrete (UHPC) is emerging as a game-changing technology for infrastructure applications. However, due to its proprietary nature and related costs, UHPC technology has not seen widespread adoption in the United States. The article summarizes the history of UHPC, discusses the components of open-recipe UHPC, and makes the case for broadening the use of this technology in the United States.


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