Modelling of Concrete Performance: Hydration, Microstructure Formation, and Mass Transport

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Proposing a simplified but intergrated scenario of concrete life cycle simulation method, this book examines and explains the vast amount of experimental observations related to hardening concrete using a common set of physical laws.

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Overview

Proposing a simplified but intergrated scenario of concrete life cycle simulation method, this book examines and explains the vast amount of experimental observations related to hardening concrete using a common set of physical laws.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780419242000
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/28/1999
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Koichi Maekawa is Professor, and Rajesh Chaube and Toshiharu Kishi Lecturers in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Tokyo.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Abstract
1 Introduction 1
2 Assessment of achieved concrete performance and durability design 17
3 Microstructure formation and hydration phenomena 31
4 Moisture transport in cementitious materials 59
5 Concrete: a multicomponent composite porous medium 107
6 A simulation model of early age development in concrete: DuCOM 150
7 Multicomponent model for the heat of hydration of Portland cement 178
8 Conclusions and future development 249
App. A Computation of autogenous and drying shrinkage strains in mortars 255
App. B DuCOM on the Internet and its basic specifications 272
App. C Multicomponent heat generation subroutine for cement in concrete 280
App. D BET adsorption model 300
Index 303
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