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Research and Development (R&D) Project Sites

Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-10-0084
Project Name:   Improved Performance of Concrete in Rigid Pavements and Other Transportation Structures Through Modeling of Cement Hydration
Project Status:   Active
Start Date:  October 1, 2010
End Date:  July 5, 2015
Contact Information
Last Name:  Meininger
First Name:  Richard C (Rick)
Telephone:  202-493-3191
E-mail:  richard.meininger@dot.gov
Office:   Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Team:   Pavement Materials Team [HRDI-10]
Program:   Exploratory Advanced Research
Laboratory:   Aggregate and Petrographic Laboratory
Project detail
Roadmap/Focus area(s):   Infrastructure Research and Technology Strategic Plan and Roadmap
Project Description:   Improve the models for the hydration reactions of portland cement in concrete.
Goals:   Improve the models for the hydration reactions of portland cement in concrete.
Product Type:   Research report
Test Methodology:   Use laboratory experiments to improve and model cement hydration.
Partners:   Department of Commerce, , ; Role(s):
Expected Benefits:   Develop models to aid in concrete research and mixture design.
Deliverables: Name: Models of cement hydration and data for the National Institute of Standards and Technology Virtual Cement and Concrete Testing Laboratory models.
Product Type(s): Research report
Description: Models of cement hydration and data for the National Institute of Standards and Technology Virtual Cement and Concrete Testing Laboratory models.
FHWA Topics:   Research/Technologies--FHWA Research and Technology
TRT Terms:   Portland Cement Concrete
Hydration
Infrastructure
Research
Cement
Hydration
Pavements
FHWA Disciplines:   Pavement and Materials
Subject Areas:   Bridges and other structures
Construction
Energy
Materials
Pavements
Research

 

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