Creep, shrinkage and durability mechanics of concrete and by Tadaaki Tanabe; et al

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2008 have investigated volume changes due to variations in porous materials by means of a meso-scopic model. They came to the conclusion that capillary action may influence hygral volume changes of vycor glass but not shrinkage or swelling of cement-based materials. The striking difference between the materials on which capillary action has an influence on shrinkage and hardened cement paste is the lack or the existence of nano-pores. 3 Capillary shrinkage of young concrete When young concrete is placed and compacted it is usually covered by a thin water film (bleeding).

These shortcomings can be overcome by establishing a quantitative model of the nanostructure of cement paste that provides a link between chemistry and mechanics. This paper discusses recent experimental and theoretical advances that are leading toward models of the nanostructure of C-S-H that will enable the materials science approach. Examples are given of how a model of the nanostructure is influencing the formulation of constitutive laws based on mechanics, and of how chemistry can influence the nanostructure, and in turn properties.

The effect of two types of C-S-H on the elasticity of cement-based materials: results from nanoindentation and micromechanical modeling. Cement and Concrete Research 34 (1), 67–80. Constantinides, G. -J. Ulm (2007). The nanogranular nature of C-S-H. Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids 55, 64–90. , P. Dangla, T. Lassabatre, and V. Baroghel-Bouny (2004). The equivalent pore pressure and the swelling and shrinkage of cement-based materials. Materials and Structures 37 (1), 15–20. F. (1973).

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