Concrete and Carbon Nanofibers

GEORGE, TURNER and RYDER, HENDRY and TAPSELL, GERALD (2014) Concrete and Carbon Nanofibers. In: International Conference on Advances In Engineering And Technology - ICAET 2014, 24 - 25 May, 2014, RIT, Roorkee, India.

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Abstract

The use of nanotechnology is relatively new in civil engineering industry. Cement and concrete are weak in tension and self-monitoring capability. The modification of the cement matrix with nano particles improves the concrete properties and leads to build a better structure. Mixing of carbon-nanofiber (CNF) to concrete can improve the resistance of water penetration and also improves mechanical and electrical properties such as high Young’s modulus, improved fatigue resistance and self-monitoring behavior of concrete. In this paper, the advantages and need of nanotechnology in concrete is discusses.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: —Nanoconcrete, CNF, CNT, carbon fiber, concrete
Depositing User: Mr. John Steve
Date Deposited: 27 May 2019 04:39
Last Modified: 27 May 2019 04:39
URI: http://publications.theired.org/id/eprint/2694

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