A Blocking Criterion for Self-Compacting Concrete

Lars Nyholm Thrane, Henrik Stang, Mette Rica Geiker

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    To benefit from the full potential of Self-Compacting Concrete (SCC) prediction tools for the form filling ability of SCC are needed. This paper presents a theoretical concept for assessment of the blocking resistance of SCC. A critical concrete flow rate above which no blocking occurs is introduced. The critical flow rate takes into account the mix design, the rheological properties of the matrix and concrete, and the geometry of the flow domain.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationKnud Højgaard Conference on Advanced Cement-Based Materials : Reserach and Teaching
    Place of PublicationLyngby
    Publication date2005
    Publication statusPublished - 2005
    EventKnud Højgaard Conference on Advanced Cement-Based Materials: Research and Teaching - Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
    Duration: 15 Jun 200515 Jun 2005
    Conference number: 1


    ConferenceKnud Højgaard Conference on Advanced Cement-Based Materials
    LocationTechnical University of Denmark
    CityKgs. Lyngby


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