Deterioration

Materials Characterisation and Concrete Durability

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf545d605d” show_label=”yes” el_class=” “][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf51dd605c” show_label=”yes”][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf568d605e” show_label=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Abstract In the last decades, materials characterisation techniques have been employed in assessment of various types of newly-developed concretes such as geopolymer concrete, recycled and by-product concretes and fibre and nanofibre concretes. Characterisation have been also used to understand durability issues resulted from […]

Durability of Concrete in Tunnels

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf545d605d” show_label=”yes” el_class=” “][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf51dd605c” show_label=”yes”][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf568d605e” show_label=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Abstract   Tunneling for road and rail infrastructure enables expansion of networks beneath our cities and limits encroachment of these networks into existing developed surface sites. But this is not without its challenges – particularly when it comes to ensuring these tunnels can […]

Neutralization and Corrosion of Geopolymer mortar in an Aggressive Sewer Environment

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf545d605d” show_label=”yes” el_class=” “][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf51dd605c” show_label=”yes”][vc_acf field_group=”3279″ field_from_3279=”field_5b7cf568d605e” show_label=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Abstract This study aims to evaluate the performance of low calcium fly ash based geopolymer (FA-GPm) and alkali-activated slag based mortars (AASm) in comparison to sulphate resistant Portland cement mortar (SRm) in an aggressive sewer environment. pecimens were extracted from field exposure after […]