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  1. When the energy performance of concrete is substantially higher than that of normal type concrete, such concrete is regarded as energy efficient concrete (WBSCSD 2009). An experimental study was conducted to inve...

    Authors: Jeong-Eun Kim, Wan-Shin Park, Young-Il Jang, Sun-Woo Kim, Sun-Woong Kim, Yi-Hyun Nam, Do-Gyeum Kim and Keitetsu Rokugo
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10(Suppl 3):162

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 3

  2. In this study, an extensive literature review has been conducted on the material characterization of UHPC and its potential for large-scale field applicability. The successful production of ultra-high performa...

    Authors: S. Abbas, M. L. Nehdi and M. A. Saleem
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:157
  3. The aim of this paper is to investigate the compressive behavior and characteristics of amorphous metallic fiber-reinforced concrete (AMFRC). Compressive tests were carried out for two primary parameters: fibe...

    Authors: Ngoc-Hieu Dinh, Kyoung-Kyu Choi and Hee-Seung Kim
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:144
  4. This paper studies the effects of steel fibre geometry and architecture on the cracking behaviour of steel fibre reinforced concrete (SFRC), with the reinforcements being four types, namely 5DH (Dramix® hooked-en...

    Authors: Sadoon Abdallah, Mizi Fan, Xiangming Zhou and Simon Le Geyt
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:148
  5. One of the primary concerns about the design aspects is that how to deal with the shear reinforcement in the ultra-high performance fiber reinforced concrete (UHPFRC) beam. This study aims to investigate the ...

    Authors: Woo-Young Lim and Sung-Gul Hong
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:145
  6. This paper deals with the effects of silica fume content and polymer-binder ratio on the properties of ultrarapid-hardening polymer-modified mortar using silica fume and ethylene-vinyl acetate redispersible po...

    Authors: Jong Yun Choi, Myung-Ki Joo and Byeong Cheol Lho
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:136
  7. High-early-strength-concrete (HESC) made of Type III cement reaches approximately 50–70 % of its design compressive strength in a day in ambient conditions. Experimental investigations were made in this study...

    Authors: Chadon Lee, Songhee Lee and Ngocchien Nguyen
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:147
  8. In recent years, some modifications were introduced in the stress–strain relationship of the steel in order to develop a more efficient shear model for reinforced concrete members. The last contribution in thi...

    Authors: A. M. Hernández-Díaz and M. D. García-Román
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:140
  9. An overall review of the structural behaviors of ultra-high-performance fiber-reinforced concrete (UHPFRC) elements subjected to various loading conditions needs to be conducted to prevent duplicate research ...

    Authors: Doo-Yeol Yoo and Young-Soo Yoon
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:143
  10. In this study seismic performance of reinforced concrete staggered wall system structures were investigated and their behavior factors such as overstrength factors, ductility factors, and the response modifica...

    Authors: Jinkoo Kim, Yong Jun and Hyunkoo Kang
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:142
  11. This paper presents a revised procedure for computation of double-K fracture parameters of concrete split-tension cube specimen using weight function of the centrally cracked plate of finite strip with a finite w...

    Authors: Shashi Ranjan Pandey, Shailendra Kumar and A. K. L. Srivastava
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:139
  12. This paper investigates on the use of advanced optical measurement methods, i.e. 3D coordinate measurement machines (3D CMM) and stereo-vision digital image correlation (3D DIC), for the mechanical analysis of...

    Authors: K. De Wilder, G. De Roeck and L. Vandewalle
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:135
  13. Progressive collapse resistance of RC buildings can be analyzed by considering column loss scenarios. Using finite element analysis and a static test, the progressive collapse process of a RC frame under monot...

    Authors: Jian Hou and Li Song
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:134
  14. This paper presents an experimental work to study the flexural strength of reinforced concrete (RC) beams strengthened by partially de-bonded near surface-mounted (NSM) fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) strip wit...

    Authors: Soo-yeon Seo, Ki-bong Choi, Young-sun Kwon and Kang-seok Lee
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:133
  15. The progressive collapse analysis of reinforced concrete (RC) moment-frame buildings under extreme loads is discussed from the perspective of modeling issues. A threat-independent approach or the alternate pat...

    Authors: Floriana Petrone, Li Shan and Sashi K. Kunnath
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:126
  16. In this study, different proportions of glass beads used for road marking were added into the concrete samples to reduce the temperature gradient through the concrete pavement thickness. It is well known that ...

    Authors: Erhan Burak Pancar and Muhammet Vefa Akpınar
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:130
  17. With the aim to reduce the atmospheric CO2, utilization of the carbonated lime produced from the aqueous carbonation reaction for the synthesis of a cementitious material would be a promising approach. The presen...

    Authors: Byung-Wan Jo, Sumit Chakraborty, Ji Sun Choi and Jun Ho Jo
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:129
  18. The objective of this study was to evaluate the capability of different strength–maturity models to account for the effect of the hydration heat on the in-place strength development of high-strength concrete s...

    Authors: Keun-Hyeok Yang, Jae-Sung Mun, Do-Gyeum Kim and Myung-Sug Cho
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:128
  19. Fire ranks high among the potential risks faced by most buildings and structures. A full understanding of temperature effects on fiber reinforced concrete is still lacking. This investigation focuses on the st...

    Authors: G. Srikar, G. Anand and S. Suriya Prakash
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:127
  20. The paper presents a research project on the tensile properties of RPC mixed with both steel and polypropylene fibers after exposure to 20–900 °C. The direct and the indirect tensile strength (in bending) were...

    Authors: Haiyan Li and Gang Liu
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:125
  21. In predicating the probability distribution of chloride diffusion coefficient of recycled aggregate concrete (D RAC), the morphological characteristics of three phases, i.e., the old attac...

    Authors: Jingwei Ying, Jianzhuang Xiao and Qiujiang Meng
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:123
  22. In this study, a quantitative review was performed on the mechanical performance, permeation resistance of concrete, and durability of surface-modified coarse aggregates (SMCA) produced using low-quality recyc...

    Authors: Heesup Choi, Hyeonggil Choi, Myungkwan Lim, Masumi Inoue, Ryoma Kitagaki and Takafumi Noguchi
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:124
  23. This paper presents the effect of silica fume and nano silica, used individually and in combination with the set accelerator and/or hydrated lime, on the properties of class F high volume ultra fine fly ash (H...

    Authors: R. Roychand, S. De Silva, D. Law and S. Setunge
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2016 10:122
  24. The present work proposes a new image analysis method for the evaluation of the multi-walled carbon nanotube (MWNT) distribution in a cement matrix. In this method, white cement was used instead of ordinary P...

    Authors: I. W. Nam and H. K. Lee
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:121
  25. This study analyzed the isolation effect for a 15-story reinforced concrete (RC) building with regard to changes in the beam-column stiffness ratio and the difference in the vibration period between the supers...

    Authors: Young-Soo Chun and Moo-Won Hur
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:120
  26. Reinforced concrete beams with insufficient shear reinforcement were strengthened using glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) plates. In the study, the effect of the number of bolts on the load capacity, energ...

    Authors: Mustafa Kaya and Zeynel Çağdaş Kankal
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:116
  27. Mode II fracture toughness (K IIc ) of fiber reinforced concrete (FRC) has been widely investigated under various patterns of test specimen geometries. M...

    Authors: H. S. S. Abou El-Mal, A. S. Sherbini and H. E. M. Sallam
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:117
  28. A proper initial curing is a very simple and inexpensive alternative to improve concrete cover quality and accordingly extend the service life of reinforced concrete structures exposed to aggressive species. A...

    Authors: Mehdi Khanzadeh-Moradllo, Mohammad H. Meshkini, Ehsan Eslamdoost, Seyedhamed Sadati and Mohammad Shekarchi
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:118
  29. In this study the progressive collapse resisting capacity of a RC beam-column subassemblage with and without strengthening was investigated. Total of five specimens were tested; two unreinforced specimens, the...

    Authors: Jinkoo Kim and Hyunhoon Choi
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:119
  30. Three full-scale instrumented test slabs were constructed and tested using a heavy vehicle simulator (HVS) to evaluate the structural behavior of internally cured concrete (ICC) for use in pavements under Flor...

    Authors: Kukjoo Kim and Sanghyun Chun
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:115
  31. Friction in a post-tensioning system has a significant effect on the distribution of the prestressing force of tendons in prestressed concrete structures. However, attempts to derive friction coefficients usin...

    Authors: Se-Jin Jeon, Sung Yong Park, Sang-Hyun Kim, Sung Tae Kim and YoungHwan Park
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:112
  32. The primary objective of this study is to investigate the feasibility of an innovative surface-mount sensor, made of a piezoelectric disc (PZT sensor), as a consistent source for surface wave velocity and tran...

    Authors: Seong-Hoon Kee and Boohyun Nam
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:110
  33. Six full-scale prestressed concrete (PC) I-beams with steel fibers were tested to failure in this work. Beams were cast without any traditional transverse steel reinforcement. The main objective of the study w...

    Authors: Padmanabha Rao Tadepalli, Hemant B. Dhonde, Y. L. Mo and Thomas T. C. Hsu
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:109
  34. Past earthquakes have signaled the increased collapse vulnerability of mainshock-damaged bridge piers and urgent need of repair interventions prior to subsequent cascading hazard events, such as aftershocks, t...

    Authors: Mostafa Fakharifar, Genda Chen, Ahmad Dalvand and Anoosh Shamsabadi
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:107
  35. In the present study, a porous concrete with alkali activated slag (AAS) and coal bottom ash was developed and the effect of carbonation on the physical property, microstructural characteristic, and heavy met...

    Authors: G. M. Kim, J. G. Jang, Faizan Naeem and H. K. Lee
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:111
  36. Simulating natural leaching process for cementitious materials is essential to perform long-term safety assessments of repositories for nuclear waste. However, the current test methods in literature are time c...

    Authors: Arezou Babaahmadi, Luping Tang, Zareen Abbas and Per Mårtensson
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:108
  37. Investigating the microstructure of hardened cement mixtures with the aid of advanced technology will help the concrete industry to develop appropriate binders for durable building materials. In this paper, mo...

    Authors: Omer Abdalla Alawad, Abdulrahman Alhozaimy, Mohd Saleh Jaafar, Farah Nora Abdul Aziz and Abdulaziz Al-Negheimish
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:104
  38. This paper examines some properties of concrete, such as strength, oxygen permeability and sorptivity using starch [cassava (CA) and maize (MS)] as admixtures. Concrete cubes containing different percentages o...

    Authors: A. A. Akindahunsi and H. C. Uzoegbo
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:103
  39. A strut-and-tie based method intended for determining the load-carrying capacity of reinforced concrete (RC) corbels is presented in this paper. In addition to the normal strut-and-tie force equilibrium requir...

    Authors: Wael Kassem
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:102
  40. A lot of reinforced concrete (RC) structures in Syria went out of service after a few years of construction. This was mainly due to reinforcement corrosion or chemical attack on concrete. The use of blended ce...

    Authors: Aref Mohamad al-Swaidani and Samira Dib Aliyan
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:101
  41. This paper discusses the suitability of producing concrete with 100 % recycled aggregate to meet durability and strength requirements for different applications. Aggregate strength, gradation, absorption, spec...

    Authors: Sherif Yehia, Kareem Helal, Anaam Abusharkh, Amani Zaher and Hiba Istaitiyeh
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:100
  42. This paper describes the test results and nonlinear analysis of reinforced concrete T-beams strengthened by bonded steel plates under increasing static loading conditions. The first part of this paper discusse...

    Authors: Wei Ren, Lesley H. Sneed, Yiting Gai and Xin Kang
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:98
  43. Estimation of the residual strength of corroded reinforced concrete beams has been studied from experimental and theoretical perspectives. The former is arduous as it involves casting beams of various sizes, w...

    Authors: Ashhad Imam, Fatai Anifowose and Abul Kalam Azad
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:97
  44. The influence of powdered and colloidal nano-silica (NS) on the mechanical properties of cement mortar has been investigated. Powdered-NS (~40 nm) was synthesized by employing the sol–gel method and compared w...

    Authors: Lok Pratap Singh, Anjali Goel, Sriman Kumar Bhattachharyya, Saurabh Ahalawat, Usha Sharma and Geetika Mishra
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:99
  45. Most of the diffusion models of chloride ions in reinforced concrete (RC) elements proposed in literature are related to an isotropic homogeneous semi-infinite medium. This assumption reduces the mathematical ...

    Authors: M. Morga and G. C. Marano
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2015 9:95
  46. The consequence of sulfate attack on geopolymer concrete, made from an alkali activated natural pozzolan (AANP) has been studied in this paper. Changes in the compressive strength, expansion and capillary wate...

    Authors: Dali Bondar, C. J. Lynsdale, N. B. Milestone and N. Hassani
    Citation: International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 2014 9:93

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