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Effect of Internal Curing as Mitigation to Minimize Alkali-Silica Reaction Damage

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With partial replacement of aggregate, it may be possible to mitigate ASR and associated damage when high cement content and potentially reactive aggregates are used.
19-May-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Effect of Combining Near-Surface-Mounted and U-Wrap Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Strengthening Techniques on Reinforced Concrete Beams

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This study shows that combining NSM-FRP flexural strengthening with U-wrap FRP shear strengthening will improve the bond without compromising on the deformability of the beam before failure.
17-May-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fiber Hybridization Technology for Next Generation Concrete

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Recognizing the need for flexibility in future construction, researchers at the University of Toronto have been working towards identifying potential benefits from combining different fibers and developing models to predict their response
9-May-2017 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Distributed Sensing for Shrinkage and Tension Stiffening Measurement

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This research illustrates the potential value of fiber optic distributed strain sensors for reinforced concrete research and the potential for assessing the performance of new and existing structures.
26-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Bond Strength in Multilayer Casting of Self-Consolidating Concrete

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Research shows the evaluation of structural buildup at rest is essential for quality control and performance of self-consolidating concrete.
26-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sustainable Development - Durability of a Structural Lightweight Concrete with Expanded Glass and Silica Fume

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As the single most widely used construction material in the world, concrete is of substantial interest in relation to sustainable development. There are many environmental consequences induced by the consumption of raw materials but also interesting...
20-Mar-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Methodology for Life-Cycle Sustainability Assessment of Building Structures

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The design of new structures, as well as the retrofit strategies of existing buildings, have become the preferential target of contemporary engineers and architects for achieving sustainability goals in the construction industry.
3-Mar-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

American Concrete Institute Releases 2017 Edition of Manual of Concrete Practice

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The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has released the printed and digital editions of one of its 2017 Manual of Concrete Practice.
15-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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