Materials 2010, 3(2), 918-942; doi:10.3390/ma3020918
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Cement and Concrete Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

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Received: 24 December 2009; in revised form: 27 January 2010 / Accepted: 28 January 2010 / Published: 3 February 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Nanocomposites of Polymers and Inorganic Particles)
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Abstract: Concrete science is a multidisciplinary area of research where nanotechnology potentially offers the opportunity to enhance the understanding of concrete behavior, to engineer its properties and to lower production and ecological cost of construction materials. Recent work at the National Research Council Canada in the area of concrete materials research has shown the potential of improving concrete properties by modifying the structure of cement hydrates, addition of nanoparticles and nanotubes and controlling the delivery of admixtures. This article will focus on a review of these innovative achievements.
Keywords: nanotechnology; concrete; cement; C-S-H; controlled release; carbon nanotubes; nanoparticles
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Raki, L.; Beaudoin, J.; Alizadeh, R.; Makar, J.; Sato, T. Cement and Concrete Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Materials 2010, 3, 918-942.

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Raki L, Beaudoin J, Alizadeh R, Makar J, Sato T. Cement and Concrete Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Materials. 2010; 3(2):918-942.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Raki, Laila; Beaudoin, James; Alizadeh, Rouhollah; Makar, Jon; Sato, Taijiro. 2010. "Cement and Concrete Nanoscience and Nanotechnology." Materials 3, no. 2: 918-942.


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