241R-17: Report on Application of Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials in Concrete

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Title: 241R-17: Report on Application of Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials in Concrete

Author(s): ACI Committee 241

Publication: Technical Documents

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Appears on pages(s): 36

Keywords: biomimicry; carbon nanofibers; carbon nanotubes; nanobinder; nanoclay; nanoindentation; nanoparticles; nanosilica; nanotechnology; nanotitanium dioxide; superhydrophobic concrete.

Date: 1/24/2017

Abstract:
This report presents information on nanotechnology of concrete, including recent developments related to investigation of nanostructure and nanodesign of cement-based materials, the effects of nanoparticles, field applications, and health and environmental safety concerns related to the use of nanomaterials.