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Transport Properties and Concrete Quality: Materials Science of Concrete, Special Volume

Transport Properties and Concrete Quality: Materials Science of Concrete, Special Volume

Barzin Mobasher (Editor), Jan P. Skalny (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-09733-5

Dec 2006

256 pages

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This title is based on the workshop on Transport Properties & Concrete Quality, held at the campus of Arizona State University on October 10-12, 2005.
During this meeting, scientific aspects of the relevant relationships between materials, mechanisms, processes, and service life were discussed.
* Provides a useful resource for understanding the most valuable aspects of cement-based materials, with topics ranging from the current state of practice, to theory, simulation, and testing and specifications.
* Logically organized and carefully selected articles give insight into the need to better integrate aspects of materials science, mechanics, modeling, and testing in developing tools of understanding the durability in cement-based materials.

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Dedication.

Preface.

Mechanisms.

Ten Observations from Experiments to Quantify Water Movement and Porosity Percolation in Hydrating Cement Pastes.
— Dale P. Bentz National Institutes of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD

Alkali Silica Reactivity of Silica Fume Agglomerates.
— Maria C. Garci Juenger, Andrew J,. Maas, and Jason H. Ideker Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering =. The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, Thornton-Tomasetti Group, Dallas, TX

Mitigation of Alkali Silica Reaction: A Mechanical Approach.
— Maria G. Garci Juenger, Andrew J. Maas, and Jason H. Ideker Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering. The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, Thornton-Tomasetti Group, Dallas, TX

Experimental Studies and Parallel Computing on Coupled Moisture and Chloride Diffusion in Concrete.
— Yunping Xi, Ayman Ababneh, Lydia Abarr, A. Suwito, and Xiao-Chuan Cai University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, and Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY

Direct Phase-Resolved Strain Measurements in Cementations Materials.
— J.J Blemacki, S.E. Mikel, C. J. Parnham, R. Wang, J. Bai, T. Watkins, M.J. Lance and C. Hubbard, Tennessee Technological University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Modelling

Calcium Silicate Hydrate (C-S-H) Solid Solution Model Applied to Cement Degradation Using the Continuum Reactive Transport Model Flotran.
— J. W. Carey and P. C. Lichtner, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico

Chemo-Physical and Mechanical Approach to Performance Assessment of Structural Concrete and Soil Foundation.
— Koichi Maekawa, Kenichiro Nakarai, and Tetsuya Ischida Department of Civil Engineering, University of Tokyo

Restraint and Cracking During Non-Uniform Drying of Cement Composites.
— John Bolander, Zhen Li, and Mien Yip, University of California, Davis, CA

A Simulation Model of the Packing Arrangements of Concrete Aggregates.
— Konstartin Sobolev and Adil Amirjanov, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, San Nicolas, NL, Mexico, Department of Computer Engineering, Near East University, Nicosia, N. Cyprus

Modeling of Stiffness degradation and Expansion in Cement Based Materials Subjected to External Sulfate Attack.
B. Mobasher, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Eng, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Testing

Measuring Permeability and Bulk Moduli Using the Dynamic Pressurization Technique
— Z.C. Grasley, D.A. Lange, G.W. Scherer, and J.J Valenza, Univ. of Illinois at U-Bana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, and Civil & Environmental Enginering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Using Monte Carlo Analysis to Quantify How the Number and Arrangement of Sensors Influence the Accuracy of an In Situ Sensing System.
— Tom Schit and Jason Weiss, Purdue university, School of Civil Engineering, West, Lafayette, Indiana

Role of In situ Testing and Monitoring in Assessing the Durability of Reinforced Concrete.
— P.A. Muhammed Basheer, Kenneth V. Grattan, Tong Sun, W. John Mccarter, Adrian E. Long, Daniel McPlin, and Lulu Basheer

Influence of Production Method and Curing Conditions on Chloride Transport, Strength and Drying Shrinkage of Trernary Mix Concrete.
— Mateusz Radi8nkski, Jan Oiek, Anthony Zander, and Tommy Nantung Purdue University, School of Civil engineering; Indiana Dept. of Transportation, Indianapolis, IN

Appendix A. Workshop Program.

Appendix B. Workshop Sponsors.

Author Index.