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Setting and hardening of fresh UHPFRCC monitored by ultrasound

Author(s): C.U. Grosse, V. Boros
Paper category: Workshop
Book title: Fifth International RILEM Workshop on High Performance Fiber Reinforced Cement Composites (HPFRCC5)
Editor(s): H.W. Reinhardt, A.E. Naaman
ISBN: 978-2-35158-046-2
Pages: 275 - 282
Total Pages: 8
Language: English

The behaviour of Ultra High Performance Fibre Reinforced Cementitious Composites (UHPFRCC) was monitored during setting and hardening by means of ultrasound. Advanced ultrasonic testing equipment can be used to study the effect of different UHPFRCC mixes or the influence of additives and fiber content. Different physical quantities are obtained during the stiffening process including velocity, energy and frequency development as well as the temperature evolution. A combined analysis of these quantities can help to control the quality of UHPFRCC mixes.

Online publication: 2014
Publication Type: full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00

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