High Performance Concrete

Definition: concrete meeting special combinations of performance and uniformity requirements that cannot always be achieved routinely using conventional constituents and normal mixing, placing, and curing practices.- ACI Concrete Terminology


High-performance concrete (HPC) is concrete that has been designed to be more durable and, if necessary, stronger than conventional concrete. HPC mixtures are composed of essentially the same materials as conventional concrete mixtures, but the proportions are designed, or engineered, to provide the strength and durability needed for the structural and environmental requirements of the project. High-strength concrete is defined as having a specified compressive strength of 8000 psi (55 MPa) or greater. The value of 8000 psi (55 MPa) was selected because it represented a strength level at which special care is required for production and testing of the concrete and at which special structural design requirements may be needed.

Practice oriented papers and articles ON HIGH PERFORMANCE CONCRETE

Asian Concrete Federation Webinar on UHPC

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 12/1/2021

State of the Art on Self-Healing Capacity of Cementitious Materials Based on Data Mining Strategies

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 11/1/2021

Review of Artificial Neural Networks and A New Feed-Forward Network for Anchorage Analysis in Cracked Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 11/1/2021

Predicting the Compressive Strength Based in NDT Using Deep Learning

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 11/1/2021

Response Prediction of Ultra-High-Performance Concrete Beams using Machine Learning

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 11/1/2021

Artificial Intelligence for Real-Time Crack Detection of Ultra-High-Performance Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 11/1/2021

STRUCTURAL RESPONSE AND BUCKLING BEHAVIOR OF SLENDER ULTRA-HIGH PERFORMANCE CONCRETE (UHPC) COLUMNS

Publication: CRC
Date: 6/11/2021

Effect of a Lignosulfonate Plasticizer on the Hydration of a Belite-Ye’elimite-Ferrite Cement Paste

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

Shrinkage and Geopolymers

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

Flash Calcination for Recycled Gypsum Recovery

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/22/2021

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