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Into the void: Random gaps and particles work together to play key role in concrete’s strength

By Stephanie Liverani / August 9, 2016

Rice University researchers (Houston, Texas) want to know what makes concrete stronger and tougher. And after analyzing more than 600 computer models of concrete’s inner matrix, they determined that both voids and particles are key players in giving the material its remarkable qualities.

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Effects of Saccharide Set Retarders on the Hydration of Ordinary Portland Cement and Pure Tricalcium Silicate

By / January 27, 2010

Volume 93 Issue 1, Pages 279 – 287 Linghong Zhang, Lionel J. J. Catalan, Raymond J. Balec, Andrew C. Larsen, Hassan Haji Esmaeili, Stephen D. KinradePublished Online: Oct 29 2009 6:05PM DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2009.03378.x ABSTRACT The effects of aliphatic sugar alcohols (e.g., threitol, xylitol, sorbitol) on the hydration of tricalcium silicate (C3S) and ordinary portland cement…

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