SP-270: Advances in the Material Science of Concrete

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Editors:Jason H. Ideker & Aleksandra Radlinska

Sponsored by: ACI Committee 236


This SP consists of ten papers that were presented by ACI Committee 236 at the ACI Spring convention in Chicago, IL, in 2010. Topics include Characterization of the Nanostructure and Microstructure of Concrete, Cracking Reduction, Incorporating Nanofibers into Concrete Mixtures,and Material Behavior Reinforced with Examinations at the Microstructural Level.


Document Details

Publication Year: 2010


Categories: Materials

Formats: PDF

Table of Contents


Study of Cement Paste Setting at Microstructural Level

by G. Venkiteela and Z. Sun


X-Ray Nanotomography of Cement Microstructure

by D. A. Lange, Y. Jia, and Y.-S. Liu


Closed-Form Solutions for Uniaxial Passive Restraint Experiments

by Z. C. Grasley


Applications of Electrical Impedance Methods in Linking Structure of Micro- and Macro-Porous Concretes to Their Transport Properties

by N. Neithalath and J. Jain


Improvement of Fresh-State Concrete through Small Additions of Clay

by N. Tregger, R. Ferron, M. Beacraft, J. H. Kim, K. Kuder, and S. P. Shah


Cement-Based Materials Characterization at Nanoscale: Nanoindentation and Ultrasonic Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)

by J. H. Kim, P. Mondal, and S. P. Shah


Monitoring Chemical Shrinkage Using Pressure Sensors

by S. Peethamparan, E. Weissinger, J. Vocaturo, J. Zhang, and G. Scherer


Internal Curing: Discussion of the Role of Pore Solution on Relative Humidity Measurements and Desorption of Lightweight Aggregate (LWA)

by J. Castro, P. Lura, F. Rajabipour, R. Henkensiefken, and J. Weiss


Quantifying Damage Due to Aggregate Expansion in Cement Matrix

by M. Pour-Ghaz and J. Weiss


Mechanical Properties and Nanostructure of Cement-Based Materials Reinforced with Carbon Nanofibers and Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Microfibers

by Z. S. Metaxa, M. S. Konsta-Gdoutos, and S. P. Shah


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