Special Issue "Development and Research of Cementitious Materials"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 August 2023) | Viewed by 25078
The term “cementitious materials” refers to a group of various materials showing binding properties, with Portland cement, a common construction material produced in large amounts, being the main example. The production of Portland cement results in the high consumption of energy and natural resources as well as emissions of CO2. Thus, with the investigations and development of new cementitious materials, seeking out more environmentally friendly variants represents an important direction of current studies.
The hardening of inorganic cementitious materials is the result of physicochemical processes that take place in the system in the presence of water. There is a relationship between these processes and the properties of the final composite, which is why the efforts of investigations focus on the mechanisms of hydration processes, types of products formed during different periods of hardening, determination of the reaction ratio of cement replacements as well as the role of individual ingredients in the mixture.
The aim of this Special Issue is to present advances in the field of development and research of different inorganic cementitious materials. Scientific works concerning the research of hydration/activation processes and their relation to the properties and durability of final composite are especially welcome. We also expect submissions related to new cementitious materials, including those containing different amounts of cement replacements.
We would like to invite researchers to submit their scientific works to this Special Issue and share their experience on this subject.
Dr. Iwona Wilińska
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- cementitious materials
- cement replacement materials
- multicomponent binders
- hydration and activation processes
- industrial byproducts in cementitious mixes
- development of microstructure and properties of cementitious materials