Cement and Concrete Research

(The median citation count of Cement and Concrete Research is 12. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Extrusion-based additive manufacturing with cement-based materials – Production steps, processes, and their underlying physics: A review296
Predicting concrete compressive strength using hybrid ensembling of surrogate machine learning models236
Inhibition mechanisms of steel slag on the early-age hydration of cement216
Advances in alkali-activation of clay minerals203
Limestone calcined clay cement and concrete: A state-of-the-art review190
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC): Dispersion, mechanical properties, and electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding effectiveness (SE)180
On the emergence of 3D printable Engineered, Strain Hardening Cementitious Composites (ECC/SHCC)154
A review of mechanical properties of fibre reinforced concrete at elevated temperatures153
Eco-friendly high strength, high ductility engineered cementitious composites (ECC) with substitution of fly ash by rice husk ash148
The reaction between metakaolin and limestone and its effect in porosity refinement and mechanical properties148
Improving printability of limestone-calcined clay-based cementitious materials by using viscosity-modifying admixture141
A process classification framework for defining and describing Digital Fabrication with Concrete139
Seawater sea-sand engineered/strain-hardening cementitious composites (ECC/SHCC): Assessment and modeling of crack characteristics136
Towards ternary binders involving limestone additions — A review132
Prediction of surface chloride concentration of marine concrete using ensemble machine learning131
Mechanisms of autogenous shrinkage of alkali-activated slag and fly ash pastes125
Modified Lucas-Washburn function of capillary transport in the calcium silicate hydrate gel pore: A coarse-grained molecular dynamics study125
Mapping and holistic design of natural hydraulic lime mortars123
Setting on demand for digital concrete – Principles, measurements, chemistry, validation121
Opportunities and challenges for structural engineering of digitally fabricated concrete117
Fiber orientation effects on ultra-high performance concrete formed by 3D printing116
3-D printing of concrete: Beyond horizons116
Characterization of interfacial transition zone in concrete prepared with carbonated modeled recycled concrete aggregates116
Effect of relative humidity on the carbonation rate of portlandite, calcium silicate hydrates and ettringite116
Elastic buckling and plastic collapse during 3D concrete printing112
Effect of carbonated cement paste on composite cement hydration and performance112
Phase assemblage and microstructure of cement paste subjected to enforced, wet carbonation110
Multiscale micromechanical analysis of alkali-activated fly ash-slag paste109
Influence of process parameters on the interlayer bond strength of concrete elements additive manufactured by Shotcrete 3D Printing (SC3DP)109
The role of zinc in metakaolin-based geopolymers108
Meso-scale modelling of compressive fracture in concrete with irregularly shaped aggregates99
Rheological and pumping behaviour of 3D printable cementitious materials with varying aggregate content95
Belite cements and their activation94
3D-printable engineered cementitious composites (3DP-ECC): Fresh and hardened properties93
Kinetics of enforced carbonation of cement paste93
Rheology control of ultra-high-performance concrete made with different fiber contents88
Technology readiness: A global snapshot of 3D concrete printing and the frontiers for development88
Interlayer reinforcement of 3D printed concrete by the in-process deposition of U-nails87
Effect of supplementary cementitious materials on carbonation of cement pastes87
Strength, shrinkage and creep and durability aspects of concrete including CO2 treated recycled fine aggregate85
Towards a further understanding of cement hydration in the presence of triethanolamine84
Comparison on the properties of ITZs in fly ash-based geopolymer and Portland cement concretes with equivalent flowability84
A chemo-transport-damage model for concrete under external sulfate attack84
Effect of NaOH content on hydration, mineralogy, porosity and strength in alkali/sulfate-activated binders from ground granulated blast furnace slag and phosphogypsum83
Modelling of 3D concrete printing based on computational fluid dynamics83
Stability of hydrotalcite (Mg-Al layered double hydroxide) in presence of different anions83
The realities of additively manufactured concrete structures in practice83
edxia: Microstructure characterisation from quantified SEM-EDS hypermaps82
Recent advances in the use of inhibitors to prevent chloride-induced corrosion in reinforced concrete81
Durability of phosphogypsum-based supersulfated cement mortar against external attack by sodium and magnesium sulfate81
Effects of activator properties and GGBFS/FA ratio on the structural build-up and rheology of AAC81
Recent progress in superabsorbent polymers for concrete80
Effect of yield stress development on the foam-stability of aerated geopolymer concrete79
Layer-interface properties in 3D printed concrete: Dual hierarchical structure and micromechanical characterization79
A review of recent advances in the science and technology of seawater-mixed concrete78
Mechanical and electromagnetic performance of cement based composites containing different replacement levels of ground granulated blast furnace slag, fly ash, silica fume and rice husk ash78
Factors influencing the sulfate balance in pure phase C3S/C3A systems78
A novel method for semi-quantitative analysis of hydration degree of cement by 1H low-field NMR78
Investigation of interlayer adhesion of 3D printable cementitious material from the aspect of printing process77
On the use of limestone calcined clay cement (LC3) in high-strength strain-hardening cement-based composites (HS-SHCC)77
Fracture properties and microstructure formation of hardened alkali-activated slag/fly ash pastes76
Clinkerless ultra-high strength concrete based on alkali-activated slag at high temperatures75
Mechanisms of carbonation hydration hardening in Portland cements75
Fibrillar calcium silicate hydrate seeds from hydrated tricalcium silicate lower cement demand74
Carbon sequestration of steel slag and carbonation for activating RO phase74
Internal curing by superabsorbent polymers in alkali-activated slag71
Pathways towards sustainable concrete70
Creep behavior of C-S-H under different drying relative humidities: Interpretation of microindentation tests and sorption measurements by multi-scale analysis70
Evaluating the effects of porosity on the mechanical properties of extrusion-based 3D printed concrete69
Impact of limestone fineness on cement hydration at early age69
Properties and reaction mechanism of phosphoric acid activated metakaolin geopolymer at varied curing temperatures69
Experimental study on the stability of C-S-H nanostructures with varying bulk CaO/SiO2 ratios under cryogenic attack69
Effects of alkali dosage and silicate modulus on autogenous shrinkage of alkali-activated slag cement paste68
Mechanisms dominating thixotropy in limestone calcined clay cement (LC3)67
Microstructural changes of hydrated cement blended with fly ash upon carbonation67
Early reactivity of sodium silicate-activated slag pastes and its impact on rheological properties66
Influence of pH on the chloride binding capacity of Limestone Calcined Clay Cements (LC3)66
Effects of pH on the nano/micro structure of calcium silicate hydrate (C-S-H) under sulfate attack65
40 years of PCE superplasticizers - History, current state-of-the-art and an outlook64
Effect of temperature on CO2 curing, compressive strength and microstructure of cement paste64
Characterization of amorphous and crystalline ASR products formed in concrete aggregates63
Long-term in situ performance of geopolymer, calcium aluminate and Portland cement-based materials exposed to microbially induced acid corrosion63
Electromagnetic wave absorption of multifunctional cementitious composites incorporating polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) fibers and fly ash: Effects of microstructure and hydration63
Autogenous shrinkage and hydration property of alkali activated slag pastes containing superabsorbent polymer63
Mechanisms of enhancement in early hydration by sodium sulfate in a slag-cement blend – Insights from pore solution chemistry63
Pozzolanic reactivity of natural pozzolans, ground glasses and coal bottom ashes and implication of their incorporation on the chloride permeability of concrete63
Unraveling disadhesion mechanism of epoxy/CSH interface under aggressive conditions62
From Smart Dynamic Casting to a growing family of Digital Casting Systems62
Assessment of steel fiber corrosion in self-healed ultra-high-performance fiber-reinforced concrete and its effect on tensile performance62
Aggregate-bed 3D concrete printing with cement paste binder61
Particle bed 3D printing by selective cement activation – Applications, material and process technology61
Reinforcement corrosion in limestone flash calcined clay cement-based concrete61
Producing C-S-H gel by reaction between silica oligomers and portlandite: A promising approach to repair cementitious materials61
Distinctive rheological and temporal viscoelastic behaviour of alkali-activated fly ash/slag pastes: A comparative study with cement paste59
Microstructure of thermoactivated recycled cement pastes59
Mechanical and physical properties of inorganic polymer cement made of iron-rich laterite and lateritic clay: A comparative study59
Experimental investigation and prediction of elastic modulus of ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) based on its composition59
Influences of cross-linking and Al incorporation on the intrinsic mechanical properties of tobermorite58
Possibilities and challenges of constant shear rate test for evaluation of structural build-up rate of cementitious materials58
Mitigating shrinkage of alkali activated slag with biofilm58
Effectiveness of PCE superplasticizers in calcined clay blended cements57
Deep learning-based automated image segmentation for concrete petrographic analysis57
Detailed in situ ATR-FTIR spectroscopy study of the early stages of C-S-H formation during hydration of monoclinic C3S57
Effect of alkali hydroxide on calcium silicate hydrate (C-S-H)57
New insights into the mechanism governing the elasticity of calcium silicate hydrate gels exposed to high temperature: A molecular dynamics study57
Influencing factors on micromechanical properties of calcium (alumino) silicate hydrate C-(A-)S-H under nanoindentation experiment56
Thermodynamic modelling of phase evolution in alkali-activated slag cements exposed to carbon dioxide56
Hydration kinetics of ternary slag-limestone cements: Impact of water to binder ratio and curing temperature56
Effect of limestone powder addition on threshold chloride concentration for steel corrosion in reinforced concrete56
Phase assemblance evolution during wet carbonation of recycled concrete fines56
Microstructural developments of limestone calcined clay cement (LC3) pastes after long-term (3 years) hydration56
Air entraining admixtures: Mechanisms, evaluations, and interactions55
Early hydration of cementitious systems accelerated by aluminium sulphate: Effect of fine limestone55
DEM analysis of the effect of interface transition zone on dynamic splitting tensile behavior of high-strength concrete based on multi-phase model54
Degradation mechanism of hybrid fly ash/slag based geopolymers exposed to elevated temperatures54
Numerical simulations of concrete processing: From standard formative casting to additive manufacturing54
Vibration induced active rheology control for 3D concrete printing54
The interpenetration polymer network in a cement paste–waterborne epoxy system53
Nano-engineered ultra-high performance concrete for controlled autogenous shrinkage using nanocellulose53
A novel capsule by poly (ethylene glycol) granulation for self-healing concrete53
Investigation into the molecular design and plasticizing effectiveness of HPEG-based polycarboxylate superplasticizers in alkali-activated slag53
Multi-scale investigation on composition-structure of C-(A)-S-H with different Al/Si ratios under attack of decalcification action53
Effect of carbon nanotube and graphite nanoplatelet on composition, structure, and nano-mechanical properties of C-S-H in UHPC53
Influence of multi-walled carbon nanotubes on the hydration products of ordinary Portland cement paste53
Influence of wollastonite on hydration and properties of magnesium potassium phosphate cements53
3D printing of calcined clay-limestone-based cementitious materials52
Effect of chloride ingress on self-healing recovery of smart cementitious composite incorporating crystalline admixture and MgO expansive agent52
A review of the effect of nanoclays on the fresh and hardened properties of cement-based materials51
Predesigning matrix-directed super-hydrophobization and hierarchical strengthening of cement foam51
Impact of physical and physicochemical properties of supplementary cementitious materials on structural build-up of cement-based pastes51
The role of sulfate ions in tricalcium aluminate hydration: New insights50
Understanding of the factors slowing down metakaolin reaction in limestone calcined clay cement (LC3) at late ages50
Cement hydration kinetics study in the temperature range from 15 °C to 95 °C50
Probing the exact form and doping preference of magnesium in ordinary Portland cement clinker phases: A study from experiments and DFT simulations50
Gel composition and molecular structure of alkali-activated metakaolin-limestone cements50
A multi-scale framework for modelling effective gas diffusivity in dry cement paste: Combined effects of surface, Knudsen and molecular diffusion50
Influence of curing temperature on belite cement hydration: A comparative study with Portland cement50
Influence of local fiber distribution on tensile behavior of strain hardening UHPFRC using NDT and DIC50
Hardened properties of 3D printed concrete with recycled coarse aggregate50
Sorption, anomalous water transport and dynamic porosity in cement paste: A spatially localised 1H NMR relaxation study and a proposed mechanism49
Development and characteristics of ultra high-performance lightweight cementitious composites (UHP-LCCs)49
Strain-hardening alkali-activated fly ash/slag composites with ultra-high compressive strength and ultra-high tensile ductility48
Long-term cement hydration studies with isothermal calorimetry48
Effect of steel fiber on the crack permeability evolution and crack surface topography of concrete subjected to freeze-thaw damage48
In-situ XRD study of the temperature-dependent early hydration of calcium aluminate cement in a mix with calcite48
Effect of hydromagnesite addition on the properties and water resistance of magnesium oxysulfate (MOS) cement48
Early hydration and microstructure formation of Portland cement paste studied by oscillation rheology, isothermal calorimetry, 1H NMR relaxometry, conductance and SAXS48
Applying grid nanoindentation and maximum likelihood estimation for N-A-S-H gel in geopolymer paste: Investigation and discussion48
A roadmap for quality control of hardening and hardened printed concrete47
Microstructural and micromechanical characteristics of ultra-high performance concrete with superabsorbent polymer (SAP)47
Mitigation of alkali-silica reaction by limestone calcined clay cement (LC3)47
Effect of sulfate on C-S-H at early age47
Strategies for control and mitigation of efflorescence in metakaolin-based geopolymers47
A time-dependent chloride diffusion model for predicting initial corrosion time of reinforced concrete with slag addition46
Hydration mechanisms of sewage sludge ashes used as cement replacement46
Local structure and Ca/Si ratio in C-S-H gels from hydration of blends of tricalcium silicate and silica fume46
The role of particle morphology on concrete fracture behaviour: A meso-scale modelling approach46
The effect of artificial leaching with HCl on chloride binding in ordinary Portland cement paste46
Mechanisms of internal curing water release from retentive and non-retentive superabsorbent polymers in cement paste45
Insights on chemical and physical chloride binding in blended cement pastes45
Effect of welan gum and nanoclay on thixotropy of UHPC45
Preferred orientation of calcium aluminosilicate hydrate compacts: Implications for creep and indentation44
Influence of curing temperature on the hydration and strength development of Class G Portland cement44
Role of carbon nanotube in reinforcing cementitious materials: An experimental and coarse-grained molecular dynamics study44
Understanding the microstructural evolution of hypersaline cemented paste backfill with low-field NMR relaxation44
Nanodispersed TiO2 hydrosol modified Portland cement paste: The underlying role of hydration on self-cleaning mechanisms44
Experimental and numerical study of the effects of solution concentration and temperature on concrete under external sulfate attack43
Molecular dynamics and experimental study on the adhesion mechanism of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) fiber in alkali-activated slag/fly ash43
A numerical approach for designing composite cements with calcined clay and limestone43
Ability of the R3 test to evaluate differences in early age reactivity of 16 industrial ground granulated blast furnace slags (GGBS)43
Microstructural refinement of cement paste internally cured by polyacrylamide composite hydrogel particles containing silica fume and nanosilica43
Stability of hemicarbonate under cement paste-like conditions43
Effect of Ca/Si and Al/Si on micromechanical properties of C(-A)-S-H43
Impacts of two alkanolamines on crystallization and morphology of calcium hydroxide42
Clarifying and quantifying the immobilization capacity of cement pastes on heavy metals42
Mineralogical and microstructural alterations in a portland cement paste after an accelerated decalcification process42
Quantifying glass powder reaction in blended-cement pastes with the Rietveld-PONKCS method42
Advances in atomistic modeling and understanding of drying shrinkage in cementitious materials42
A deep learning potential applied in tobermorite phases and extended to calcium silicate hydrates42
The effects of calcium hydroxide and activator chemistry on alkali-activated metakaolin pastes42
Simulation of chloride diffusion in fly ash and limestone-calcined clay cement (LC3) concretes and the influence of damage on service-life42
Combined mechanical and 3D-microstructural analysis of strain-hardening cement-based composites (SHCC) by in-situ X-ray microtomography41
Synthesis of amorphous nano-silica from recycled concrete fines by two-step wet carbonation41
Boosting the use of bauxite residue (red mud) in cement - Production of an Fe-rich calciumsulfoaluminate-ferrite clinker and characterisation of the hydration41
Young's modulus and creep of calcium-silicate-hydrate compacts measured by microindentation41
Leaching kinetics and reactivity evaluation of ferronickel slag in alkaline conditions41
Degradation resistance of different cementitious materials to phosphoric acid attack at early stage41
Effective cation exchange capacity of calcium silicate hydrates (C-S-H)41
Synthesis, characterization, and thermodynamic study of selected Na-based zeolites41
Viscosity modifying agents: Key components of advanced cement-based materials with adapted rheology40
Preparation aragonite whisker-rich materials by wet carbonation of cement: Towards yielding micro-fiber reinforced cement and sequestrating CO240
A comprehensive review of C-S-H empirical and computational models, their applications, and practical aspects40
A closer look at corrosion of steel reinforcement bars in concrete using 3D neutron and X-ray computed tomography39
Formation of shlykovite and ASR-P1 in concrete under accelerated alkali-silica reaction at 60 and 80 °C39
A numerical study on chloride transport in alkali-activated fly ash/slag concretes39
Modelling the interlayer bond strength of 3D printed concrete with surface moisture39
A holistic model for cement paste and concrete chloride diffusion coefficient39
Sequestration and release of nitrite and nitrate in alkali-activated slag: A route toward smart corrosion control39
Evaluation of cement soundness using the ASTM C151 autoclave expansion test39
Long-term thaumasite sulfate attack on Portland-limestone cement concrete: A multi-technique analytical approach for assessing phase assemblage39
On sustainability and digital fabrication with concrete39
Preparation and properties of a magnesium phosphate cement with dolomite39
Interaction between polycarboxylate superplasticizers and non-calcined clays and calcined clays: A review38
Methodology for pH measurement in high alkali cementitious systems38
Early age hydration and application of blended magnesium potassium phosphate cements for reduced corrosion of reactive metals38
Effect of seawater as mixing water on the hydration behaviour of tricalcium aluminate38
Amino acids as performance-controlling additives in carbonation-activated cementitious materials38
Efficiency of natural pozzolans, ground glasses and coal bottom ashes in mitigating sulfate attack and alkali-silica reaction38
Carbonation of model cement pastes: The mineralogical origin of microstructural changes and shrinkage38
Comparison between methods for indirect assessment of buildability in fresh 3D printed mortar and concrete37
Additive Manufacturing using mobile robots: Opportunities and challenges for building construction37
Water absorption behavior of hydrophobized concrete using silane emulsion as admixture36
Multi-scale investigation on mechanical behavior and microstructural alteration of C-S-H in carbonated Alite paste36
Prediction of tensile response of UHPC with aligned and ZnPh treated steel fibers based on a spatial stochastic process36
Dissolution and initial hydration behavior of tricalcium aluminate in low activity sulfate solutions35
Rheological characterization of 3D printable geopolymers35
Particle characteristics of calcined clays and limestone and their impact on early hydration and sulfate demand of blended cement35
Automatic identification and quantification of dense microcracks in high-performance fiber-reinforced cementitious composites through deep learning-based computer vision35
Force field for calcium sulfate minerals to predict structural, hydration, and interfacial properties35
Long-term strength retrogression of silica-enriched oil well cement: A comprehensive multi-approach analysis35
Water absorption of recycled aggregates: Measurements, influence of temperature and practical consequences35
Effect of moderate temperatures on compressive strength of ultra-high-performance concrete: A microstructural analysis35
Pumping of concrete: Understanding a common placement method with lots of challenges35
Performance of fly ash concrete with ferronickel slag fine aggregate against alkali-silica reaction and chloride diffusion35
Autogenous formation and smart behaviors of nitrite- and nitrate-intercalated layered double hydroxides (LDHs) in Portland cement-metakaolin-dolomite blends34
Impact of C-S-H seeding on hydration and strength of slag blended cement34
Uptake of aqueous heavy metal ions (Co2+, Cu2+ and Zn2+) by calcium-aluminium-silicate-hydrate gels34
Reactivity in cement pastes bearing fine fraction concrete and glass from construction and demolition waste: Microstructural analysis of viability34
Hydration development and thermal performance of calcium sulphoaluminate cements containing microencapsulated phase change materials34
A structurally-consistent CASH+ sublattice solid solution model for fully hydrated C-S-H phases: Thermodynamic basis, methods, and Ca-Si-H2O core sub-model34
Phase evolution, micromechanical properties, and morphology of calcium (alumino)silicate hydrates C-(A-)S-H under carbonation34
Sustainable iron-rich cements: Raw material sources and binder types33
Effect of spatial distribution of polymer fibers on preventing spalling of UHPC at high temperatures33
Unravelling chloride transport/microstructure relationships for blended-cement pastes with the mini-migration method33
New insights into creep characteristics of calcium silicate hydrates at molecular level33
Quantifying the anomalous water absorption behavior of cement mortar in view of its physical sensitivity to water33
Future and emerging supplementary cementitious materials33
Effect of PCEs with different structures on hydration and properties of cementitious materials with low water-to-binder ratio33
Flexural strength enhancement of cement paste through monomer incorporation and in situ bond formation33
Hydration of blended cement with high volume iron-rich slag from non-ferrous metallurgy33
Initial hydration process of calcium silicates in Portland cement: A comprehensive comparison from molecular dynamics simulations33
Numerical study of interactive ingress of calcium leaching, chloride transport and multi-ions coupling in concrete32
Thermodynamic modeling of magnesium ammonium phosphate cement and stability of its hydration products32
Microstructure, crystallinity and composition of alkali-silica reaction products in concrete determined by transmission electron microscopy32
Analysis of the trend of pH changes of concrete pore solution during the hydration by various analytical methods32
Calcium sulfoaluminate clinker hydration at different alkali concentrations32
Characteristic lengths of the carbonation front in naturally carbonated cement pastes: Implications for reactive transport models32
Hydration and microstructure of glass powder cement pastes – A multi-technique investigation32
Effects of anionic and nonionic surfactants on the dispersion and stability of nanoSiO2 in aqueous and cement pore solutions31
Predicting the compressive strength of fly ash concrete with the Particle Model31