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American Concrete Institute Announces New Webinar on Engineering Ethics

The “Engineering Ethics” webinar will review various codes of ethics and their applications, along with a review of some case studies and lessons learned.
15-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research on Ionically Conductive Mortar for Electrical Heating Finds Advantages over Traditional Conductive Concrete

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An innovative conductive composite, ionically conductive mortar, is developed in this study.
30-Nov-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Electrical Resistivity Measurement Method for Measuring Water Absorption Characterizes Properties of Recycled Concrete Fine Particles

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The results described in this work show the electrical resistivity measurement method has the potential to be an accurate means for measuring the water absorption of very fine particles. Such advances in characterization methods for fine particles...
30-Nov-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Tests Identify Onset of Out-of-Plane Buckling for Slender Wall Boundaries Subjected to Earthquake Loading

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Analysis to evaluate the onset of global instability under tension/compression load shows that the onset of buckling can be identified using either a proposed buckling theory or computer simulations.
3-Nov-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Lack of Compatibility in Admixtures Could Harm Concrete Durability

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Test results show that interactions between admixtures can reduce air-void stability, contributing to lowered freezing-and-thawing durability and scaling resistance.
4-Oct-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Effect Of Multiaxial Stresses On The Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR) Damage Of Concrete

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The research outcomes reveal that stress state can markedly affect the ASR performance of concrete by affecting ASR expansion, influencing opening and orientation of ASR cracks, and associating directional effect on the mechanical properties of...
12-Jul-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Blends of Deicing Salts Can Help Increase Concrete Pavement Service Life

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New research is focusing on the use of deicing salt blends to build concrete roads that are more durable and extend the service life of concrete pavements.
12-Jul-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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