Alkali Activated Materials, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 9400776721
  • ISBN-13: 9789400776722
  • DDC: 691.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 388 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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This is a State of the Art Report resulting from the work of RILEM Technical Committee 224-AAM in the period 2007-2013. The Report summarises research to date in the area of alkali-activated binders and concretes, with a particular focus on the following areas: binder design and characterisation, durability testing, commercialisation, standardisation, and providing a historical context for this rapidly-growing research field.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Technical Committee Members.
1: Introduction and Scope.
2: Historical Aspects and Overview.
3: Binder Chemistry – High-Calcium Alkali-Activated Materials.
4: Binder Chemistry – Low-Calcium Alkali-Activated Materials.
5: Binder Chemistry – Blended Systems and Intermediate Ca Content.
6: Admixtures.
7: AAM Concretes: Standards for Mix Design/Formulation and Early-Age Properties.
8: Durability and Testing – Chemical Matrix Degradation Processes.
9: Durability and Testing – Degradation via Mass Transport.
10: Durability and Testing – Physical Processes.
11: Demonstration Projects and Applications in Building and Civil Infrastructure.
12: Other Potential Applications for Alkali-Activated Materials.
13: Conclusions and the Future of Alkali Activation Technology.