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Expansion and shrinkage of early age cementitious materials under saturated conditions : the role of colloidal eigenstresses
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
Mixing water with anhydrous cement powder and other additives results in a viscid cement slurry and triggers a set of complex exothermic reactions. As the cement slurry transitions from a suspension to a gel and ultimately ...
Nano-ChemoMechanical assessment of Rice Husk Ash cement by wavelength dispersive spectroscopy and nanoindentation
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
Cement global production stands at 3 Giga tons making concrete the most consumed structural mateial worldwide. This massively produced material comes with a heavy environmental footprint rendering the cement industry ...