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RILEM Webinar: Alkali-Silica Reaction: Research Needs and the Link to Practice

The next ROC&TOK webinar will take place on Thursday, June 3rd at 1PM UTC time / 3PM CET (GMT+2) and will be one hour long (30-minute presentation + 30-minute interaction).

Presented by Dr. Jason H. IDEKER, Professor, Oregon State University, United States, the webinar will address the following subject: Alkali-Silica Reaction: Research Needs and the Link to Practice:

This presentation will cover alkali-aggregate reaction in concrete with a focus on alkali-silica reaction (ASR). A brief background of the reaction mechanisms and methods to prevent ASR will be covered. The talk will highlight some of the author’s current research and extend to a broader discussion on the research needs to engage the PhD students in the audience. Key references will be provided to enable further self-study or support for ongoing research. The link between accelerated testing methods, field performance and the current state-of-practice will be given. International standards efforts including ASTM and RILEM will support this discussion.

Dr. Jason H. Ideker is a Professor at Oregon State University.  He is the Editor-in-Chief of CEMENT and Co-Editor-in-Chief of ASTM’s Advances in Civil Engineering Materials.  Dr. Ideker’s main research areas are in service-life of concrete with a focus on early-age behavior of high-performance cementitious materials, prevention and test methods for alkali-silica reaction and durability of calcium aluminate cement systems.

Please register by following this link and add the event to your calendar!

Registration for this webinar closes on June 2nd at mid-day UTC.

The ROC&TOK are posted on the RILEM Youtube Channel here (do not hesitate to subscribe!).

Should you need assistance to register, please contact assistant[@]rilem.org.

Thursday 3 June 2021
01h00 - 02h00 (GMT)
The event is organized online
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