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Title: Development of HPC in Germany with Special Emphasis on Transport Phenomena

Author(s): Hans W. Reingardt, Massimo . Massimo Sosoro, and Michael Aufrecht

Publication: Symposium Paper

Volume: 159


Appears on pages(s): 177-192

Keywords: capillarity; concretes; diffusion; models; organic impurities; porosity; tests; General

DOI: 10.14359/1598

Date: 2/1/1996

High-performance is discussed with respect to the imperviousness of concrete against hazardous organic fluids. This is a topic which receives great attention in Germany since environmental protection is an urgent, current issue. After a chapter on transport mechanisms and testing methods, test results are presented which support the physical relations and which show several possibilities to make a concrete as impervious as possible. Finally, research needs are formulated which should receive due attention in the near future.


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