• Q. Zeng, A. Al-Mansour
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Use of recycled waste plastics as the aggregates in construction materials has attracted increasingly gained attention for sustainable construction industry with great environmental [...]

  • G. Liu, N. Tošić, A. de la Fuente
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The study aims at investigating the feasibility of using recycled aggregate (RA) and recovered fibres (RF) obtained from recycling of polypropylene fibre reinforced concrete [...]

  • S. Zhang, Y. Zhang, K. Wu, X. Kong
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    A gas-liquid two phases model of shotcrete was developed to simulate the whole process from the spouting of concrete from nozzle, the scattering in the flow field to its colliding [...]

  • J. Ou, Z. Luo, Y. Mu
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Blast furnace slag and lead-zinc tailings (LZTs) are solid wastes from the iron-making and mining industries, respectively. In order to reuse these solid wastes, the LZTs [...]

  • H. Gu, J. Yao, Z. Meng
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    In a particular service environment, the calculation models used to determine the durability of existing concrete structures differ from those employed in the design phase. [...]

  • Y. Qian, F. Qi, K. Niu
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Irregular historic stone components are very important parts of the ancient architecture in the Palace Museum. They have been subjected to deteriorations from surface to interior [...]

  • O. Zhe, X. Xiao, H. Ge, M. Lacasse
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Due to climate change, it is expected that the amount of precipitation in most parts of Canada will increase in the coming decades. Consequently, the building envelope exposed [...]

  • A. Zegeye, F. Tariku
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The thermal efficiency of a building envelope relies on various factors, including insulation resistance, continuity, the thermal conductivity of structural materials, and [...]

  • G. Volf, S. Zorko, I. Čule
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Drinking water treatment plant Butoniga is located in central Istria (Croatia) downstream of the Butoniga reservoir. The Butoniga reservoir is an artificial lake created in [...]

  • N. Tsuchiya, N. Mishima, K. Nemoto, K. Matsuzawa, K. Nakada, T. Kage, H. Tanano
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    A numerical index for housing complexes of reinforced concrete maintained properly was proposed. First, based on the literature review, deterioration grade and a method for [...]

  • S. Gao, M. Liu, Q. Kong, K. Li
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    High temperature is one of the critical factors leading to the change in concrete performance since it affects the physical structure and chemical components of concrete. [...]

  • L. Chi, C. Huang
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Layered double hydroxide (LDH) has a positive effect on the adsorption and immobilization of heavy metals. The compressive strength and the heavy metal ions Pb2+ immobilization [...]

  • B. Dong, Y. Yu, W. Gao
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Chloride ingress has been recognized as a main factor inducing the corrosion of offshore reinforced concrete structures. It is acknowledged that the chemical attack can lead [...]

  • L. Chen, R. Su
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs) are widely used for sustainable concrete. However, this is challenged due to the deteriorated resistance towards carbonation-induced [...]

  • L. Xu, J. Wang, C. Zhang, Z. Li, Q. Yang
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Freezing and thawing resistance performance of concrete is a critical issue when evaluating the durability performance of concrete. This paper aims to predict the freezing [...]

  • M. Gupta, G. Igarashi, Y. Takahashi, T. Ishida
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Expansive additives (EAs) have been widely used to reduce the risk of cracking due to shrinkage. Such additives cause early age expansion of concrete due to the formation [...]

  • S. Lu, Z. Jie, W. Liya, Y. Maoqian, L. Tongwei
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    In this paper, the effects of types of concrete release agent, the amount of brushing per unitarea and the 1d's strength of concrete on the release performance were studied. [...]

  • Q. Liu, H. Chen
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    In order to improve the stability of lightweight foamed concrete, the particle-stabilized foam (PSF) has been proposed because of its high stability. However, most PSFs added [...]

  • B. Mrduljaš, A. Pranjić, M. Štefančić, K. Didulica, A. Baričević
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The waste hierarchy establishes a prioritized framework for effective waste management, where higher levels such as prevention, re-use, and recovery are associated with the [...]

  • G. Liu, D. Zhang, H. Chen, Z. Fan, Q. Wu
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The passivation behavior of HRB400 carbon steel rebar, 304 austenitic stainless steel rebar and 2304 austenitic-ferritic duplex stainless steel rebar during curing stage of [...]

  • R. Jun, X. Yunqiu, L. Birunxuan, Z. Ji, L. Min
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The development of the cement industry consumes piles of natural resources and generating huge amount of waste and causing serious pollution, which can be partially solved [...]

  • J. Zhilu, H. Sheng, F. Chuanqing, Y. Wenjie
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Oxygen diffusion has an important influence on the corrosion process of reinforced concrete structures. In the marine environment, concrete is subject to both fatigue loads [...]

  • L. Jing, T. Ye
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    As a potential precursor, the utilization of sugarcane bagasse ash imparts enormous technical and environmental benefits to human society. However, its rich crystal content [...]

  • R. Torben Valdbjorn, T. Emil Engelund, B. Niclas Scott, N. Thomas, J. Uffe, B. Annette, G. Stefan Christoffer
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Significant reductions in carbon footprint can be achieved by increasing the use of biogenic materials in construction. In biogenic materials, carbon is embedded as long as [...]

  • T. Pan, R. Kitagaki, Y. Yoda
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Carbon dioxide can be captured by amines and carried into calcium hydroxide to generate calcium carbonate. In this study, molecular dynamics simulations were performed to [...]

  • Z. Duo, E. Brian R., L. Victor C.
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The concrete industry is facing an increasing challenge for sustainability. Besides the large embodied carbon, the intensive operational carbon associated with repetitive [...]

  • R. Bo, H. Tingyu, H. Xiaobin, L. Kefei
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    In this study, the impact of the thaumasite sulfate attack (TSA) on cement mortar was investigated by comparing it to the ettringite sulfate attack (ESA). Mortar specimens [...]

  • X. Chengji, Z. Qiang
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    By regulating cement hydration reaction and organic monomer polymerization, the strength and deformability of in-situ polymerization modified cement-based materials are greatly [...]

  • Z. Zhao, D. Oh, Y. Wang, R. Kitagaki, T. Masuo
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    One of the global environmental problems, CO2 emissions from cement production intensifies in these decades. To solve this problem, countermeasures for CO2 emissions using [...]

  • Y. Wang, D. Oh, R. Kitagaki
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    In recent years, using concrete to absorb CO2 in the atmosphere has attracted attention as one of the global warming countermeasures. In general, destructive methods have [...]

  • X. Zhang, Y. Zhang, J. Zeng, K. Wu
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Siliceous materials are commonly used in concrete with physical filling and higher pozzolanic reactivity, such as silica fume (SF) and nano-silica (NS). Investigations were [...]

  • Y. Guanbao, X. Yiling, Z. Zhen, S. Honghui
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Foamed cement paste has been increasingly used as backfill material in roadways and railway embankments due to its advantages of adjustable density and strength. The embankments [...]

  • H. Lian, H. Wei, C. Zhendong, C. Rong, W. Jiangang, C. Baochun
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) is an innovative cement-based composite material characterized by extremely high durability and mechanical properties, which provides [...]

  • O. Kolawole A., A. Nafisat M.
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Concrete is cured under different conditions to preserve the moist state of the concrete matrix for continuous hydration as it is done on most construction sites. In this [...]

  • H. Yufei, K. Xiangming
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Benefiting from the negative carbon footprint of wood, wood composites have been considered as eco-friendly alternative building materials. However, adhesives for bonding [...]

  • X. Caihong, Z. Qingxin
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Incorporation of recycled concrete aggregates (RA) produced from construction and demolition wastes in concrete contributes to the sustainability from two perspectives: reducing [...]

  • L. Xu, J. Wang
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The unmodified recycled cement (RC) paste has unfavorable properties (like fast setting, high water demand and low strength) restricting application. This paper intends to [...]

  • K. Didulica, A. Pranjić, M. Štefančić, B. Mrduljaš, A. Baričević
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The amount of water is essential to explain the shrinkage process. It is determined by the water-cement ratio, but also by the moisture content. Water in hydrated cement paste [...]

  • C. Song, C. Jiang, X. Gu, Q. Zhang
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The current mode plays an important role in the Electrochemical Chloride Extraction (ECE) treatment for concrete. In this study, the experiments were conducted to investigate [...]

  • S. Chen, A. Ghani Razaqpur
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Red mud (RM) is a hazardous by-product of alumina refining processes. Due to its high alkalinity, large specific surface area, and complex and variable composition, RM is [...]

  • R. Yang, Q. Zeng, Z. Wang
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Extrusion molding enables automatic construction through the pattern of material addition. The unique molding would result in several features that are different from those [...]

  • S. Markin, V. Mechtcherine
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    3D-printed concrete elements are highly vulnerable to early-age shrinkage and cracking compared to conventionally cast concrete elements. Material compositions of printable [...]

  • Z. Lu, X. Peng, Z. Sun, D. Stephan
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Concrete 3D printing is one promising technique used for future construction. However, a bottleneck limiting this technology's rapid development and practical application [...]

  • A. Kul, E. Ozcelikci, B. Furkan Ozel, G. Yildirim, A. Ashour
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Upcycling of construction and demolition wastes (CDWs) into value-added building materials that can be used for rapid construction and housing in developing countries and [...]

  • N. Tharaka Dharmasiri Pathberiyage, E. Delzendeh, F. Cheung, M. Mateo Garcia
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The construction industry presently accounts for 30% of natural resource extraction and 25% of solid waste generation. The prevailing economy is “Linear” which [...]

  • W. Ahmad, S. Azhar
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The manufacturing industry is experiencing the 4th Industrial Revolution, also known as Industry 4.0. It encapsulates cyber-physical systems (i.e., combining sensing, computation, [...]

  • S. Alathamneh, J. Liu, S. Azhar, R. Burt
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Drywall, also known as gypsum board, sheetrock, or plasterboard, is a widely used building sheathing material in the US and Canada to create interior walls and ceilings. Typically, [...]

  • X. He, Y. Wei
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Modular steel buildings are increasingly popular due to their high level of industrialization. Corner-supported modular steel buildings are typically connected by inter-module [...]

  • K. Wu, Y. Zhang, X. Kong, S. Zhang
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    In this study, the initial quality of robotic tile installation under various construction parameters and material properties of adhesive were investigated based on the fluid–structure [...]

  • M. Lauria, M. Azzalin
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The paper presents the results of an ongoing research activity dealing with Digital Twin (DT) approaches for Intelligent Construction, optimizing Operation and Maintenance [...]

  • J. Barrelas, A. Silva, J. de Brito, A. Tadeu
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Climate change could alter the natural degradation pattern of buildings and their components. Façade claddings are directly exposed to the action of environmental agents, [...]

  • C. Aggarwal, L. Wang, M. Junginger, M. Defo, A. Gaur, H. Ge, M. Lacasse
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Climate data is one of the most important inputs for hygrothermal simulations and significantly influences the simulation results that are used for moisture performance assessment [...]

  • C. Baş, A. Türkeri, M. Lacasse
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    External wall failures caused by rainwater ingress are very common in Turkey. External wall systems that fail to meet the expected watertightness performance may cause premature [...]

  • H. Yasemin Cakir, S. Emanet, Z. Melis Oguz
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    20th century buildings are referred to as modern heritage and suggested to be conserved them because they reflect the particular characteristics of the period. To conserve [...]

  • Z. Xiao, H. Ge, M. Lacasse
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Nature-based solutions (NBS) are considered and implemented in many places around the world as a means to mitigate the impact of climate change on the urban environment. NBS [...]

  • X. Chen, T. De Kock, V. Cnudde, N. Van Den Bossche
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Water repellents are widely applied directly to the outer surfaces of existing buildings to increase the hydrophobicity and durability of historic facades. Nevertheless, there [...]

  • T. Szkuta
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Introduction, motivation: almost 40 years of observation, work and cooperation with investors, designers, contractors, manufacturers, distributors, authorities directly in [...]

  • L. Abreu Araujo, I. Helices Arcila, N. Rebolledo Ramos, J. E. Torres Martín, S. Chinchón-Payá, J. Sánchez Montero, B. B. Raggiotti, V. Matres
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The designed service life of reinforced concrete structure is often shortened when disposed in aggressive environments. In certain situations, stainless steel reinforcement [...]

  • M. Zhao, H. M. Künzel
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Wood makes up a considerable proportion of applied construction materials in Chinese historic building envelopes. With increasing awareness of preserving historic heritage [...]

  • K. Janssens, C. Feng, V. Marincioni, N. Van Den Bossche
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Freeze-thaw degradation is one of the most prominent degradation risks of brick facades. Considering the difficulties of repairing freeze-thaw damage without replacing the [...]

  • S. R. Curtis
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The concept of a draft international project specification (DIPS) has long been under consideration in relevant fib Task Groups, - even before the framework Standard, ISO [...]

  • C. Andrade
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The work summarizes the results of the interlaboratory testing made in the committee CEN/TC51/WG12 on the standardized procedures for carbonation (EN 12390 – 10 and part [...]

  • S. R. Curtis
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Over thirty years ago enthusiastic and dedicated materials scientists and structural engineers initiated a series of research projects and draft International Standards which [...]

  • S. Gao, R. Douglas Hooton, K. Li, T. Hao, X. Feng
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Evaluating concrete quality and performance, especially determining the resistance of concrete to fluid and ion ingress, is fundamental to estimating concrete’s durability [...]

  • K. P. Bourke, A. Silva, P. L. Gaspar
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    ISO 15686 on Service Life Planning of Constructed Assets provides guidance which is applicable to both new and existing constructed assets and their parts. However, there [...]

  • M. Defo, M. Lacasse, T. Moore
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Hygrothermal simulation tools are commonly used to assess the moisture performance of building envelope components. Owing to the computational costs required to complete simulations [...]

  • C. Ferreira, J. de Brito, A. Silva
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    More than half of the building’s life-cycle costs correspond to maintenance costs. Nevertheless, maintenance actions are, generally, conditioned by subjective criteria [...]

  • G. Cignachi, P. Gaspar, H. Farias
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    In this paper, the existing methods for the assessment of flexibility and adaptability in buildings are reviewed. These methods have been tentatively proposed for a number [...]

  • Z. Xia, C. Londero, S. R.A.Dantas, L. F.M.Sanchez
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    In the current need to fulfill a Net-Zero goal to offset greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the cement industry deeply needs to renovate its process and products. The amount [...]

  • G. Cignachi, P. Gaspar, H. Farias
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Changes always occur in buildings at any stage of their life cycle. In this paper, particular attention is paid to changes that occur very early on this process, sometimes [...]

  • G. R. Meira, P. R. R. Ferreira, A. A. Meira
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The effect of concrete realkalinisation on reinforcement repassivation was evaluated by means of electrochemical measurements considering different previous corrosion degrees [...]

  • L. Li, K. Li
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    This paper performs the durability assessment and maintenance planning of concrete structures during construction phase in the ongoing Ningbo-Zhoushan Port Main Channel (NZPMC) [...]

  • P. Wallentén, S. Olof Mundt-Petersen, K. O. Anders Joelsson, M. Kläth
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Damages with a negative influence on the indoor environment often become linked to high costs. Detailed facts about buildings with damages need to be collected and analyzed [...]

  • C. Serrat, V. Royano, V. Gibert, J. Rapinski
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    In the long-term performance analysis of the built environment, classification systems are seen as a key consideration. When classifying residential building objects, characteristics [...]

  • S. Olof Mundt-Petersen, P. Wallentén, I. J. Edskär, K. O. Anders Joelsson
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Damages, failures and functional defects in buildings create high cost for the owner and the society. It is important to determinate the causes of damages in order to limit [...]

  • J. Ducasse-Lapeyrusse, V. Bouteiller, O. Lesieutre, E. Marie-Victoire, M. Bouichou, G. Damien, V. Martinet, C. Annede-Villeau
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    This paper presents the feedback of the Impressed Current Cathodic Protection (ICCP) system implemented on a road bridge, the Viaduct of Saint-Cloud, constructed in the 1970s [...]

  • L. Li, K. Li, R. Torrent
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The Ningbo-Zhoushan Port Main Channel (NZPMC) sea link is one of the most important projects undertaken by the People's Republic of China. The main factors that determine [...]

  • Z. Yu, R. Oliveira-Silva, E. De Oliveira, N. Wen, Y. Pontikes, D. Sakellariou
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    In iron-rich alkali-activated materials (AAMs), iron is present in both the ferrous and ferric states. Fe3+ is considered to be present in a silicate network and the dissolution [...]

  • D. Xu, C. Chen, Y. Zhao
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    This paper presents findings from an experimental study on the effects of different environmental factors on post-tensioned prestressed concrete beams. The study included [...]

  • B. Xu, S. Zhang, T. Cambray, V. Marincioni
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The increasing concerns surrounding climate change have raised apprehension about the heightened frequency and intensity of extreme weather events, globally as well as in [...]

  • J. Mao, K. Fang, L. Mi, H. Jia
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The harsh environment and poor quality of building materials used in plateau concrete projects adversely affect the ability of such structures to withstand the damaging impact [...]

  • K. Habtie, B. Vanderschelden, X. Jiang, L. De Ligne, J. Van Den Bulcke, N. Van Den Bossche
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    As the use of CLT is increasing, it is important to understand how to deal with moisture during construction. Throughout the construction phase it is often not feasible to [...]

  • H. Zhang, Y. Zhang, K. Wu
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    In this study, a fluid-solid coupling model describing the pouring process of self-compacting concrete (SCC) in CRTS III ballastless slab track in straight section was established [...]

  • P. Dangla, Y. Gu, Y. Omikrine-Metalssi, R. Martin
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The degradation of concrete due to sulfate attack from internal or external sources is a serious problem. The cause of this degradation is the formation and growth of ettringite, [...]

  • A. Cibelli, R. Wan-Wendner, J. Vorel, D. Pelessone
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Predicting the time-dependent responses of concrete and concrete structures remains a challenging task in the construction sector. While experimental investigation serves [...]

  • Z. Zhang, U. Angst
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Moisture in concrete is the essential factor of many degradation mechanisms to reinforced concrete structures, such as carbonation, chloride ingress, and frost attack. Therefore, [...]

  • A. Anwar, X. Liu, L. Zhang
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Biogenic corrosion of concrete in wastewater sewer systems is caused by the in-situ production of sulfuric acid (H2SO4) formed by the bacterial action is considered the principal [...]

  • C. Cremonesi, G. Akyo, O. Oliveira, L. Alves de
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The aim of the paper is to analyse the performance of a precast concrete wall system under heat and thermal shock (physical phenomena). The understanding of thermal shocks [...]

  • C. Lu, C. Feng, Y. Zheng
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    To investigate the effect of repeated loading on the flexural load carrying capacity of marine concrete beams suffering from chloride attack, a total of 10 marine concrete [...]

  • E. Chen, H. Ye, S. Zhang
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Steel corrosion is the main threat to the durability of concrete structures, and the cracking or spalling of concrete cover caused by the expansion of corroded steel can largely [...]

  • Y. Tan, T. Sugiyama, K. Hashimoto
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    In 2011, Tohoku earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, and they lead to Fukushima nuclear disaster. For more than a decade after the [...]

  • S. Zhang, Y. Li
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Steel corrosion is one of the main causes of the deterioration of reinforced concrete structures. Localized pitting corrosion of rebar is particularly harmful, as it can severely [...]

  • D. Zhang, G. Liu, Z. Fan
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The application of epoxy coated rebar (ECR) is an effective method to improve the durability of reinforcement in chloride environment. However, the coating defects caused [...]

  • E. Barreira, R. Almeida, M. Pais
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    In 2015, the European Commission adopted a Circular Economy Action Plan to stimulate the transition of European countries towards the circular economy. In the 2030 Agenda, [...]

  • Z. Li, Y. Huang, Z. Liao
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    In view of time-consuming and expensive for the long-age mechanical property test of hydraulic concrete, the change rule for the mechanical properties of hydraulic concrete [...]

  • R. Wen, Q. Zeng, B. Gao
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Carbonation of concrete generally leads to decalcification of calcium silicate hydrates (CSH) and generation of calcium carbonate (CC), however, the structure and mechanical [...]

  • J. Xi, Y. Takahashi, Y. Kawabata
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The aim of this study is to comprehensively investigate the relationship between 3- dimensional crack development and mechanical degradation during Freeze-thaw cycles (FTC). [...]

  • Y. Zhang, F. Ren, C. Zhou
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Concrete materials and structures are neither totally saturated nor dry, making the efficient capillary absorption of water deserve much attention. Basically, absorption of [...]

  • Z. Li, K. Li, J. Wang, L. Li
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    It is widely acknowledged that ultrasonic technology provides a considerable detection approach while describing the internal fractures in concrete, which is a serious issue [...]

  • M. Mahdi, F. Ahmed, I. Ahmed, N. Islam
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    This study evaluates the flexural strength and ductility of one-way concrete slab panels reinforced with deformed bar and welded wire under the application of pure bending. [...]

  • L. Huang, L. Tang, Z. Yang
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Chloride ingress in the field structure is influenced by many factors. A non-destructive monitoring is a useful tool for assessing the health of reinforced structures. This [...]

  • F. Zhang, S. Yang
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Alkali-activated concrete (AAC), which exhibits good mechanical strength and chemical resistance properties, has attracted emerging interest from the research perspective [...]

  • O. Olajide, M. Nokken, L. Sanchez
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Alkali Silica reaction has been a great menace to the durability of concrete infrastructure since its discovery. The mechanism is caused by the reaction between poorly crystallized [...]

  • C. Alves, A. Oliveira, T. Cardoso, O. Cascudo
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    This research aims to compare corrosion parameters obtained by linear polarization technique and Tafel extrapolation method in steel bars embedded in concrete. It was analyzing [...]

  • B. Pichler
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    This document refers to thermal expansion of cementitious materials and to related thermal stresses activated in samples of concrete as well as in unreinforced and reinforced [...]

  • Q. Liu, J. Kong
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Air void structure has always been a key factor affecting the frost resistance of concrete. The refinement of air void structure mainly comes from the extrusion of slurry [...]

  • H. Carasek, P. Passos, O. Cascudo
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The use of metakaolins has been shown to be effective in modifying the properties of cementitious materials related to durability, highlighting the very positive impact in [...]

  • V. Bouteiller, E. Marie-Victoire, A. Bonnet, V. Da-Silva, L. Adelaïde, J. Billo, C. Da-Costa, M. Bouichou, J. Ducasse-Lapeyrusse, J. Mai-Nhu, P. Barthélémy, P. Turcry, F. Cussigh, S. Chanut
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Reinforced concrete is the most widely used building material but its durability in terms of concrete cover performance and corrosion of steel rebar is still a key point to [...]

  • H. Zhang, S. Mu, J. Cai, J. Hong
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Hydrophobic treatment of cement pastes is most effective way to resist the penetration of water with aggressive ions to improve durability of cement-based materials. In this [...]

  • Y. Dai, Q. Zeng
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The application of organic coatings is one of the most effective and economic methods to protect concrete structures from deterioration. However, organic coatings are prone [...]

  • B. Ran, O. Metalssi, T. Fen-Chong, P. Dangla, K. Li
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The ettringite (AFt) formation and damage process are investigated for cement paste subjected to external sulfate attack with and without heating treatment during curing. [...]

  • Q. Phung, L. Frederickx, N. Maes
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Carbonation and leaching are likely to be the primary concrete degradation mechanisms for concrete utilized in geological repositories when the concrete is fully saturated [...]

  • X. Shi, M. Wu
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Geologic carbon sequestration (GCS), a process to capture and store CO2 in deep geologic formations, is considered an essential technique to reduce carbon emissions which [...]

  • T. Wang, A. Razaqpur
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Due to the large carbon footprint of ordinary Portland cement (OPC) and the rapid corrosion of steel rebars in certain environments, the search for greener, sustainable and [...]

  • F. El Inaty, M. Marchetti, M. Quiertant, O. Omikrine-Metalssi
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    In marine environments, concrete structures are not only exposed to sulfate ions but also to chloride ones, from an early age. This leads to concrete expansion and cracking [...]

  • J. Ayoub, T. Pons, M. Guéguen Minerbe, M. Oliveira, M. Marchetti
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    The biodegradation of cementitious materials in sewage systems is mainly due to the biotic oxidation of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) into sulfuric acid. It leads to a local and [...]

  • Z. Wang, K. Li
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    Water in the multiscale porous microstructure of cement-based materials is closely related to multiple deterioration processes, hence significantly influences the durability [...]

  • X. Yu, S. Li, X. Chang, Y. Liao, D. Chen
    DBMC 2023.

    Abstract
    This study investigated the degradation mechanism behind the reinforced mortar exposed to chloride, sulfate and electric field. The steel-mortar samples were exposed to 5% [...]

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