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Cement Based Materials

Edited by Hosam El-Din M. Saleh

Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority

Co-editor:

Rehab Abdel Rahman

Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority

Cement-based materials have been used by humans nearly since the dawn of civilization. The Egyptians used lime and gypsum cement to bind their aggregate materials, mud and straw, resulting in bricks that are used for building their famous Egyptian pyramids (between 3000 and 2500 BC). Hydrated cement is a cement material bonded together with water and used for building construction; it is characterized by acceptable chemical, physical, thermal, mechanical, and structural stability. It plays a main role in the creation of vessels for storage, roads to travel on, weather-resistant structure for protection, inert hard stabilizer for hazardous wastes, and so on. Due to the composition of these materials and their advantages, it has been practiced in different applications. Cement is an essential component of making concrete, the single most prevalent building material used worldwide for construction, skyscrapers, highways, tunnels, bridges, hydraulic dams, and railway ties. Besides their numerous desired properties, there are some undesirable features. To overcome these disadvantages, several studies were established to prepare, improve, and evaluate innovative cement-based materials. Despite its oldness and deep research, every year several methods and materials evolve and so do cement technology. This book intends to provide a comprehensive overview on recent advances in the evaluation of these materials.

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Cement Based MaterialsEdited by Hosam El-Din M. Saleh

Published: October 10th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.71134

ISBN: 978-1-78984-154-1

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-153-4

Copyright year: 2018

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1. Introductory Chapter: Properties and Applications of Cement- Based Materials

By Hosam M. Saleh and Rehab O. Abdel Rahman

143

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2. Nonlinear Calculations of the Strength of Cross-sections of Bending Reinforced Concrete Elements and Their Practical Realization

By Kochkarev Dmitriy and Galinska Tatyana

127

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3. Fibre Reinforced Cement Composites

By Wafa Abdelmajed Labib

232

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4. Cement Microstructure: Fostering Photocatalysis

By Elena Cerro-Prada

183

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5. Water Sorption of Hardened Cement Pastes

By Mohammad Hajmohammadian Baghban

150

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6. Morphogenesis of Cement Hydrate: From Natural C-S-H to Synthetic C-S-H

By Rouzbeh Shahsavari and Sung Hoon Hwang

196

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7. Heat Integration in a Cement Production

By Stanislav Boldyryev

171

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8. Utilization of By‐Product Materials in Ultra High‐Performance Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites

By Majed A. A. Aldahdooh

172

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9. Tire-Derived Aggregate Cementitious Materials: A Review of Mechanical Properties

By Fariborz M. Tehrani and Nathan M. Miller

181

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10. Alternative Stabilizer for Mud Concrete

By Chameera Udawattha and Rangika Halwatura

335

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11. Sorel Cements from Tunisian Natural Brines

By Halim Hammi, Amal Brichni, Salima Aggoun and Adel Mnif

174

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12. Calcium Phosphate Bone Cements

By Erdem Şahin

278

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13. Cements for High-Temperature Geothermal Wells

By Tatiana Pyatina and Toshifumi Sugama

171

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14. Clay-Based Materials in Geopolymer Technology

By Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri Abdullah, Liew Yun Ming, Heah Cheng Yong and Muhammad Faheem Mohd Tahir

623

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