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Nedeljkovic, M. (author), Visser, J.H.M. (author), Nijland, T.G. (author), Valcke, S.L.A. (author), Schlangen, E. (author)
In circular concrete design, beside cement replacement with more environmentally friendly cement types, there is also an urgent need for sand replacement with fine recycled concrete aggregates (fRCA). The variations in physical and chemical properties of fRCA and lack of standards for their quality evaluation are the main reasons for not yet...
article 2021
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Nedeljkovic, M. (author), Visser, J.H.M. (author), Savija, B. (author), Valcke, S.L.A. (author), Schlangen, E. (author)
This paper discusses the state-of-the-art of the fine recycled concrete aggregates (fRCA), focusing on their physical and chemical properties, engineering properties and durability of concretes with fRCA. Based on the systematic review of the published literature, it is impossible to deduce without any further research the guidelines and tools...
article 2021
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Rossi, E. (author), Zhang, H. (author), Garcia, S.J. (author), Bijleveld, J. (author), Nijland, T.G. (author), Copuroglu, O. (author), Polder, R.B. (author), Savija, B. (author)
The elastic modulus of corrosion product (Ecp) has been reported with significant variations in the literature. This study aims to investigate the Ecp of naturally-generated chloride-induced corrosion products formed in different concrete mixes. Microstructural characterization was conducted through nano-indentation, electron microscopy and...
article 2021
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Zhang, C. (author), Hu, M. (author), Laclau, B. (author), Garnesson, T. (author), Yang, X. (author), Li, C. (author), Tukker, A. (author)
article 2021
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Zhang, C. (author), Hu, M. (author), Yang, X. (author), Miranda-Xicotencatl, B. (author), Sprecher, B. (author), di Maio, F. (author), Zhong, X. (author), Tukker, A. (author)
Urban mining from construction and demolition waste (CDW) is highly relevant for the circular economy ambitions of the European Union (EU). Given the large volumes involved, end-of-life (EoL) concrete is identified as one of the priority streams for CDW recycling in most EU countries, but it is currently largely downcycled or even landfilled....
article 2020
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Ozbek, A.S. (author), Pedersen, R.R. (author), Weerheijm, J. (author), van Breugel, K. (author)
This study presents the numerical analyses conducted to investigate the impact behavior of different porous concretes, which have also been cast and tested experimentally. For a realistic representation of the real porous concretes containing arbitrary shaped air pores, a mesh generation code was developed in which the aggregates in the mixtures...
article 2019
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Hansen, S.G. (author), Meinen, N.E. (author), Jørgensen, H.B. (author)
Assessment of the load‐carrying capacity of existing concrete structures is often based on the concrete compressive strength obtained from drilled cores. These cores are typically drilled perpendicular to the concrete surface, under the assumption that the mechanical properties of the concrete are isotropic. Recent studies however showed that...
conference paper 2019
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Slobbe, A. (author), Rózsás, Á. (author), Allaix, D.L. (author), bigaj-van Vliet, A. (author)
The objective of this paper is to explore the value of reliability-based nonlinear finite element analysis (NLFEA) over the currently available, standardized assessment methods. To our knowledge, no studies are available on this subject, and this paper provides a first insight into the value and reliability level of these assessment methods. The...
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Rossi, E. (author), Nijland, T.G. (author), Copuroglu, O. (author), Polder, R.B. (author), Savija, B. (author)
Although corrosion of reinforcement is a well-known issue for the construction industry, there are still open questions about some fundamentals of corrosion in reinforced concrete. These points include, among others, which are the most sensitive locations of the steel/concrete interface for pitting corrosion to initiate and to propagate. In this...
conference paper 2019
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Zhang, C. (author), Hu, M. (author), Dong, L. (author), Gebremariam, A. (author), Mirand-Xicotencatl, B. (author), di Maio, F. (author), Tukker, A. (author)
The increasing volume of Construction and demolition waste (CDW) associated with economic growth is posing challenges to the sustainable management of the built environment. The largest fraction of all the CDW generated in the member states of the European Union (EU) is End-of-life (EOL) concrete. The most widely applied method for EOL concrete...
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Slobbe, A.T. (author), Rozsas, A. (author), Allaix, D.L. (author), Bigaj-van Vliet, A.J. (author)
conference paper 2019
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Keulen, A. (author), van Zomeren, A. (author), Dijkstra, J.J. (author)
This study explores the leaching of oxyanionic metalloid species (As, Mo, Se, V and Cr) from alkali activated slag-fly ash materials (AAM), dependent on various mixture parameters i.e., activator molarity, slag-fly ash precursor/binder compositions, liquid to binder ratio, curing time and strength. The analyses focusses on the leaching of...
article 2018
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Pereira, L.F. (author), Weerheijm, J. (author), Sluys, L.J. (author)
Although many aspects of the fracturing process of concrete are now well understood and successfully simulated with various models, it is still very difficult to properly simulate the different failure mechanisms observed in a concrete structure induced by ballistic impact. In this paper, an enhanced version of the effective-rate-dependent...
article 2018
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Pipilikaki, P. (author), van Vliet, D. (author), Kruithof, J.J. (author), de Vrieze, J. (author)
As modern society is striving to become more sustainable and environmentally friendly, the need for more durable constructions with longer life cycles is increasing. On the other hand, the functional properties of constructions -such as pavements- need to remain at least at the same level or even outperform the current ones as higher quality...
conference paper 2018
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Pahlavan, P.L. (author), Zhang, F. (author), Blacquière, G. (author), Yang, Y. (author), Hordijk, D. (author)
Interaction of ultrasonic waves with partially-closed surface-breaking cracks in concrete structures has been studied. Measurements have been conducted on a reinforced concrete beam containing various mechanical-load-induced cracks and compared with the baseline measurements at those locations. Influence of crack width, incident angle of waves...
article 2018
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Polder, R. (author), Peelen, W. (author)
This paper presents an overview of 30 years' experience with cathodic protection of steel in concrete in The Netherlands. Principles and practical aspects of CP and its design and installation are presented. Three phases have passed from the late 1980s until present: pioneering, development and maturity. In the first period CP was mainly applied...
conference paper 2018
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Matthews, S. (author), Bigaj-van Vliet, A. (author), Walraven, J. (author), Mancini, G. (author), Dieteren, G. (author)
Discussions have been underway in fib (Fédération Internationale du Béton) about advancing the fib Model Code for concrete structures. These include the fib international workshop in The Hague (June 2015), the fib MC2020 Core Group meeting in Madrid (December 2015), and a series of follow-up worldwide consultations on the fib ambition regarding...
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Rózsás, Á. (author), Mogyorósi, Z. (author)
In structural reliability the dependence structure between random variables is almost exclusively modeled by Gauss (normal or Gaussian) copula; however, this implicit assumption is typically not corroborated. This paper is focusing on time-variant reliability problems with continuous stochastic processes, which are collection of dependent random...
article 2017
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Souza, L.M.S. (author), Polder, R.B. (author), Çopuroğlu, O. (author)
Alkali–silica reaction (ASR) affects numerous concrete structures worldwide. However, the intervention options for ASR in existing structures are limited. Lithium is proposed to suppress expansion. In this paper, an investigation on two-chamber lithium migration as treatment against ASR is presented. First, the influence of different levels of...
article 2017
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Attanasio, A. (author), Largo, A. (author), Vinai, R. (author), Soutsos, M. (author), Visser, J. (author), van Gijlswijk, R. (author), Panagiotopoulou, C. (author), Taxiarchou, M. (author), Sonzogni, F. (author), Preda, M. (author), Pugliese, M. (author)
Portland cement production is an energy-intensive process responsible for a significant share of the total CO2 production. Its replacement with low carbon binders from by-products of industrial processes is a sustainable alternative for innovative construction materials. In addition, the combination of low carbon binders with recycled aggregates...
conference paper 2017
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