Civil Engineering

Mechanisms of cement hydration

Jeffrey W. Bullard, Hamlin M. Jennings, Richard A. Livingston, Andre Nonat, George W. Scherer, Jeffrey S. Schweitzer, Karen L. Scrivener, Jeffrey J. Thomas Cement and Concrete Research, Volume 41, Issue 12, December 2011

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Evolution of binder structure in sodium silicate-activated slag-metakaolin blends

Susan A. Berna, John L. Provis, Volker Rose, Ruby Mejía de Gutierrez Cement and Concrete Composites, Volume 33, Issue 1, January 2011 Abstract Structural evolution in pastes produced from alkali silicate-activated granulated blast furnace slag (GBFS)/metakaolin (MK) blends is assessed. In the initial period of the reaction, the addition of MK leads to an increase in the total setting time, reduces the heat release, …

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