Cement and Concrete Research

(The TQCC of Cement and Concrete Research is 27. 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 2020-01-01 to 2024-01-01.)
Extrusion-based additive manufacturing with cement-based materials – Production steps, processes, and their underlying physics: A review270
Predicting concrete compressive strength using hybrid ensembling of surrogate machine learning models212
Inhibition mechanisms of steel slag on the early-age hydration of cement190
Advances in alkali-activation of clay minerals183
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC): Dispersion, mechanical properties, and electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding effectiveness (SE)167
Limestone calcined clay cement and concrete: A state-of-the-art review164
On the emergence of 3D printable Engineered, Strain Hardening Cementitious Composites (ECC/SHCC)146
A review of mechanical properties of fibre reinforced concrete at elevated temperatures137
Improving printability of limestone-calcined clay-based cementitious materials by using viscosity-modifying admixture135
A process classification framework for defining and describing Digital Fabrication with Concrete132
Eco-friendly high strength, high ductility engineered cementitious composites (ECC) with substitution of fly ash by rice husk ash131
The reaction between metakaolin and limestone and its effect in porosity refinement and mechanical properties130
Prediction of surface chloride concentration of marine concrete using ensemble machine learning123
Multiscale X-ray tomography of cementitious materials: A review121
Towards ternary binders involving limestone additions — A review118
Modified Lucas-Washburn function of capillary transport in the calcium silicate hydrate gel pore: A coarse-grained molecular dynamics study118
Mechanisms of autogenous shrinkage of alkali-activated slag and fly ash pastes114
Setting on demand for digital concrete – Principles, measurements, chemistry, validation112
Seawater sea-sand engineered/strain-hardening cementitious composites (ECC/SHCC): Assessment and modeling of crack characteristics112
Mapping and holistic design of natural hydraulic lime mortars111
Characterization of interfacial transition zone in concrete prepared with carbonated modeled recycled concrete aggregates110
3-D printing of concrete: Beyond horizons108
Opportunities and challenges for structural engineering of digitally fabricated concrete107
Fiber orientation effects on ultra-high performance concrete formed by 3D printing103
Effect of relative humidity on the carbonation rate of portlandite, calcium silicate hydrates and ettringite103
Phase assemblage and microstructure of cement paste subjected to enforced, wet carbonation99
Elastic buckling and plastic collapse during 3D concrete printing98
Effect of carbonated cement paste on composite cement hydration and performance98
The role of zinc in metakaolin-based geopolymers97
Influence of process parameters on the interlayer bond strength of concrete elements additive manufactured by Shotcrete 3D Printing (SC3DP)96
Multiscale micromechanical analysis of alkali-activated fly ash-slag paste93
Rheological and pumping behaviour of 3D printable cementitious materials with varying aggregate content86
Meso-scale modelling of compressive fracture in concrete with irregularly shaped aggregates86
Kinetics of enforced carbonation of cement paste85
Hydration, carbonation, strength development and corrosion resistance of reactive MgO cement-based composites82
Belite cements and their activation81
3D-printable engineered cementitious composites (3DP-ECC): Fresh and hardened properties81
Rheology control of ultra-high-performance concrete made with different fiber contents81
Investigation on the microstructure-related characteristics to elucidate performance of composite cement with limestone-calcined clay combination80
Interlayer reinforcement of 3D printed concrete by the in-process deposition of U-nails80
Strength, shrinkage and creep and durability aspects of concrete including CO2 treated recycled fine aggregate77
Comparison on the properties of ITZs in fly ash-based geopolymer and Portland cement concretes with equivalent flowability76
A chemo-transport-damage model for concrete under external sulfate attack75
edxia: Microstructure characterisation from quantified SEM-EDS hypermaps74
Effect of supplementary cementitious materials on carbonation of cement pastes73
Modelling of 3D concrete printing based on computational fluid dynamics73
The evolution of interfacial transition zone in alkali-activated fly ash-slag concrete73
Layer-interface properties in 3D printed concrete: Dual hierarchical structure and micromechanical characterization72
Effect of yield stress development on the foam-stability of aerated geopolymer concrete72
Towards a further understanding of cement hydration in the presence of triethanolamine72
Influence of coal fly ash on the early performance enhancement and formation mechanisms of silico-aluminophosphate geopolymer72
A review of recent advances in the science and technology of seawater-mixed concrete72
Effects of activator properties and GGBFS/FA ratio on the structural build-up and rheology of AAC71
Factors influencing the sulfate balance in pure phase C3S/C3A systems71
Effect of NaOH content on hydration, mineralogy, porosity and strength in alkali/sulfate-activated binders from ground granulated blast furnace slag and phosphogypsum70
Recent advances in the use of inhibitors to prevent chloride-induced corrosion in reinforced concrete70
Technology readiness: A global snapshot of 3D concrete printing and the frontiers for development70
Fibrillar calcium silicate hydrate seeds from hydrated tricalcium silicate lower cement demand70
Stability of hydrotalcite (Mg-Al layered double hydroxide) in presence of different anions69
Internal curing by superabsorbent polymers in alkali-activated slag69
Fracture properties and microstructure formation of hardened alkali-activated slag/fly ash pastes69
Clinkerless ultra-high strength concrete based on alkali-activated slag at high temperatures68
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 ash68
Durability of phosphogypsum-based supersulfated cement mortar against external attack by sodium and magnesium sulfate67
On the use of limestone calcined clay cement (LC3) in high-strength strain-hardening cement-based composites (HS-SHCC)66
A novel method for semi-quantitative analysis of hydration degree of cement by 1H low-field NMR66
Investigation of interlayer adhesion of 3D printable cementitious material from the aspect of printing process66
The realities of additively manufactured concrete structures in practice65
Recent progress in superabsorbent polymers for concrete65
Experimental study on the stability of C-S-H nanostructures with varying bulk CaO/SiO2 ratios under cryogenic attack65
Effects of alkali dosage and silicate modulus on autogenous shrinkage of alkali-activated slag cement paste65
Hydration of Portland cement accelerated by C-S-H seeds at different temperatures64
Creep behavior of C-S-H under different drying relative humidities: Interpretation of microindentation tests and sorption measurements by multi-scale analysis64
Influence of pH on the chloride binding capacity of Limestone Calcined Clay Cements (LC3)63
Impact of limestone fineness on cement hydration at early age63
Mechanisms dominating thixotropy in limestone calcined clay cement (LC3)63
Pozzolanic reactivity of natural pozzolans, ground glasses and coal bottom ashes and implication of their incorporation on the chloride permeability of concrete61
Microstructural changes of hydrated cement blended with fly ash upon carbonation60
Carbon sequestration of steel slag and carbonation for activating RO phase60
Long-term in situ performance of geopolymer, calcium aluminate and Portland cement-based materials exposed to microbially induced acid corrosion59
Reinforcement corrosion in limestone flash calcined clay cement-based concrete59
Autogenous shrinkage and hydration property of alkali activated slag pastes containing superabsorbent polymer59
Mechanisms of carbonation hydration hardening in Portland cements59
Early reactivity of sodium silicate-activated slag pastes and its impact on rheological properties58
Assessment of steel fiber corrosion in self-healed ultra-high-performance fiber-reinforced concrete and its effect on tensile performance58
Evaluating the effects of porosity on the mechanical properties of extrusion-based 3D printed concrete57
Properties and reaction mechanism of phosphoric acid activated metakaolin geopolymer at varied curing temperatures57
Possibilities and challenges of constant shear rate test for evaluation of structural build-up rate of cementitious materials57
Pathways towards sustainable concrete56
Effects of pH on the nano/micro structure of calcium silicate hydrate (C-S-H) under sulfate attack56
Aggregate-bed 3D concrete printing with cement paste binder56
Electromagnetic wave absorption of multifunctional cementitious composites incorporating polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) fibers and fly ash: Effects of microstructure and hydration56
Effectiveness of PCE superplasticizers in calcined clay blended cements56
Characterization of amorphous and crystalline ASR products formed in concrete aggregates56
Producing C-S-H gel by reaction between silica oligomers and portlandite: A promising approach to repair cementitious materials56
Influences of cross-linking and Al incorporation on the intrinsic mechanical properties of tobermorite56
Mitigating shrinkage of alkali activated slag with biofilm55
Mechanisms of enhancement in early hydration by sodium sulfate in a slag-cement blend – Insights from pore solution chemistry55
Aluminum incorporation into magnesium silicate hydrate (M-S-H)55
From Smart Dynamic Casting to a growing family of Digital Casting Systems54
Detailed in situ ATR-FTIR spectroscopy study of the early stages of C-S-H formation during hydration of monoclinic C3S53
Effect of alkalis content on calcium sulfoaluminate (CSA) cement hydration53
Particle bed 3D printing by selective cement activation – Applications, material and process technology53
Distinctive rheological and temporal viscoelastic behaviour of alkali-activated fly ash/slag pastes: A comparative study with cement paste53
Experimental investigation and prediction of elastic modulus of ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) based on its composition53
Thermodynamic modelling of phase evolution in alkali-activated slag cements exposed to carbon dioxide53
New insights into the mechanism governing the elasticity of calcium silicate hydrate gels exposed to high temperature: A molecular dynamics study52
Unraveling disadhesion mechanism of epoxy/CSH interface under aggressive conditions52
Late hydration kinetics: Indications from thermodynamic analysis of pore solution data52
Microstructure development and autogenous shrinkage of mortars with C-S-H seeding and internal curing52
Influencing factors on micromechanical properties of calcium (alumino) silicate hydrate C-(A-)S-H under nanoindentation experiment52
Investigation into the molecular design and plasticizing effectiveness of HPEG-based polycarboxylate superplasticizers in alkali-activated slag51
Microstructural developments of limestone calcined clay cement (LC3) pastes after long-term (3 years) hydration51
Influence of multi-walled carbon nanotubes on the hydration products of ordinary Portland cement paste51
Early hydration of cementitious systems accelerated by aluminium sulphate: Effect of fine limestone51
40 years of PCE superplasticizers - History, current state-of-the-art and an outlook50
Nano-engineered ultra-high performance concrete for controlled autogenous shrinkage using nanocellulose50
Effect of limestone powder addition on threshold chloride concentration for steel corrosion in reinforced concrete50
Vibration induced active rheology control for 3D concrete printing50
Mechanical and physical properties of inorganic polymer cement made of iron-rich laterite and lateritic clay: A comparative study50
Numerical simulations of concrete processing: From standard formative casting to additive manufacturing50
Microstructure of thermoactivated recycled cement pastes50
Deep learning-based automated image segmentation for concrete petrographic analysis50
Effect of chloride ingress on self-healing recovery of smart cementitious composite incorporating crystalline admixture and MgO expansive agent50
DEM analysis of the effect of interface transition zone on dynamic splitting tensile behavior of high-strength concrete based on multi-phase model49
Influence of wollastonite on hydration and properties of magnesium potassium phosphate cements49
Predesigning matrix-directed super-hydrophobization and hierarchical strengthening of cement foam49
Influence of local fiber distribution on tensile behavior of strain hardening UHPFRC using NDT and DIC48
Effect of a novel starch-based temperature rise inhibitor on cement hydration and microstructure development48
Hydration kinetics of ternary slag-limestone cements: Impact of water to binder ratio and curing temperature48
A review of the effect of nanoclays on the fresh and hardened properties of cement-based materials48
Probing the exact form and doping preference of magnesium in ordinary Portland cement clinker phases: A study from experiments and DFT simulations47
Impact of physical and physicochemical properties of supplementary cementitious materials on structural build-up of cement-based pastes47
Air entraining admixtures: Mechanisms, evaluations, and interactions47
Effect of carbon nanotube and graphite nanoplatelet on composition, structure, and nano-mechanical properties of C-S-H in UHPC46
The role of sulfate ions in tricalcium aluminate hydration: New insights46
Effect of temperature on CO2 curing, compressive strength and microstructure of cement paste46
Sorption, anomalous water transport and dynamic porosity in cement paste: A spatially localised 1H NMR relaxation study and a proposed mechanism46
Degradation mechanism of hybrid fly ash/slag based geopolymers exposed to elevated temperatures46
A multi-scale framework for modelling effective gas diffusivity in dry cement paste: Combined effects of surface, Knudsen and molecular diffusion46
Gel composition and molecular structure of alkali-activated metakaolin-limestone cements45
Effect of alkali hydroxide on calcium silicate hydrate (C-S-H)45
A novel capsule by poly (ethylene glycol) granulation for self-healing concrete45
Mitigation of alkali-silica reaction by limestone calcined clay cement (LC3)45
Applying grid nanoindentation and maximum likelihood estimation for N-A-S-H gel in geopolymer paste: Investigation and discussion45
Early hydration and microstructure formation of Portland cement paste studied by oscillation rheology, isothermal calorimetry, 1H NMR relaxometry, conductance and SAXS45
Phase assemblance evolution during wet carbonation of recycled concrete fines45
Estimation of reaction kinetics of geopolymers at early ages45
Effect of welan gum and nanoclay on thixotropy of UHPC44
Effect of steel fiber on the crack permeability evolution and crack surface topography of concrete subjected to freeze-thaw damage44
3D printing of calcined clay-limestone-based cementitious materials44
A time-dependent chloride diffusion model for predicting initial corrosion time of reinforced concrete with slag addition43
In-situ XRD study of the temperature-dependent early hydration of calcium aluminate cement in a mix with calcite43
The effect of artificial leaching with HCl on chloride binding in ordinary Portland cement paste43
Understanding of the factors slowing down metakaolin reaction in limestone calcined clay cement (LC3) at late ages43
Cement hydration kinetics study in the temperature range from 15 °C to 95 °C43
A numerical approach for designing composite cements with calcined clay and limestone43
The role of particle morphology on concrete fracture behaviour: A meso-scale modelling approach43
Hardened properties of 3D printed concrete with recycled coarse aggregate43
Influence of curing temperature on belite cement hydration: A comparative study with Portland cement43
Effect and mechanism analysis of functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) on C-S-H gel42
Effect of sulfate on C-S-H at early age42
Hydration mechanisms of sewage sludge ashes used as cement replacement42
Development and characteristics of ultra high-performance lightweight cementitious composites (UHP-LCCs)42
Effect of hydromagnesite addition on the properties and water resistance of magnesium oxysulfate (MOS) cement41
Combined mechanical and 3D-microstructural analysis of strain-hardening cement-based composites (SHCC) by in-situ X-ray microtomography41
Long-term cement hydration studies with isothermal calorimetry41
Quantifying glass powder reaction in blended-cement pastes with the Rietveld-PONKCS method41
Repair of ordinary Portland cement concrete using ambient-cured alkali-activated concrete: Interfacial behavior41
Ability of the R3 test to evaluate differences in early age reactivity of 16 industrial ground granulated blast furnace slags (GGBS)41
The interpenetration polymer network in a cement paste–waterborne epoxy system41
Nanodispersed TiO2 hydrosol modified Portland cement paste: The underlying role of hydration on self-cleaning mechanisms41
Stability of hemicarbonate under cement paste-like conditions41
Degradation resistance of different cementitious materials to phosphoric acid attack at early stage40
Preferred orientation of calcium aluminosilicate hydrate compacts: Implications for creep and indentation40
Strategies for control and mitigation of efflorescence in metakaolin-based geopolymers40
Understanding the microstructural evolution of hypersaline cemented paste backfill with low-field NMR relaxation40
Insights on chemical and physical chloride binding in blended cement pastes40
Mechanisms of internal curing water release from retentive and non-retentive superabsorbent polymers in cement paste40
Synthesis, characterization, and thermodynamic study of selected Na-based zeolites39
Gradient-based fibre detection method on 3D micro-CT tomographic image for defining fibre orientation bias in ultra-high-performance concrete39
Young's modulus and creep of calcium-silicate-hydrate compacts measured by microindentation39
Microstructural and micromechanical characteristics of ultra-high performance concrete with superabsorbent polymer (SAP)39
Molecular dynamics and experimental study on the adhesion mechanism of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) fiber in alkali-activated slag/fly ash39
Experimental and numerical study of the effects of solution concentration and temperature on concrete under external sulfate attack39
A closer look at corrosion of steel reinforcement bars in concrete using 3D neutron and X-ray computed tomography39
A holistic model for cement paste and concrete chloride diffusion coefficient39
Synthesis of amorphous nano-silica from recycled concrete fines by two-step wet carbonation39
Role of carbon nanotube in reinforcing cementitious materials: An experimental and coarse-grained molecular dynamics study39
Effective cation exchange capacity of calcium silicate hydrates (C-S-H)39
Monitoring early-age acoustic emission of cement paste and fly ash paste39
Advances in atomistic modeling and understanding of drying shrinkage in cementitious materials38
Local structure and Ca/Si ratio in C-S-H gels from hydration of blends of tricalcium silicate and silica fume38
Mineralogical and microstructural alterations in a portland cement paste after an accelerated decalcification process38
Influence of curing temperature on the hydration and strength development of Class G Portland cement38
Simulation of chloride diffusion in fly ash and limestone-calcined clay cement (LC3) concretes and the influence of damage on service-life37
Multi-scale prediction of chemo-mechanical properties of concrete materials through asymptotic homogenization36
Multi-scale investigation on composition-structure of C-(A)-S-H with different Al/Si ratios under attack of decalcification action36
Long-term thaumasite sulfate attack on Portland-limestone cement concrete: A multi-technique analytical approach for assessing phase assemblage36
Leaching kinetics and reactivity evaluation of ferronickel slag in alkaline conditions36
A deep learning potential applied in tobermorite phases and extended to calcium silicate hydrates36
The combined effect of potassium, sodium and calcium on the formation of alkali-silica reaction products35
Carbonation of model cement pastes: The mineralogical origin of microstructural changes and shrinkage35
Effect of moderate temperatures on compressive strength of ultra-high-performance concrete: A microstructural analysis35
Atomistic structure of alkali-silica reaction products refined from X-ray diffraction and micro X-ray absorption data35
Formation of shlykovite and ASR-P1 in concrete under accelerated alkali-silica reaction at 60 and 80 °C35
Sequestration and release of nitrite and nitrate in alkali-activated slag: A route toward smart corrosion control35
The effects of calcium hydroxide and activator chemistry on alkali-activated metakaolin pastes34
Clarifying and quantifying the immobilization capacity of cement pastes on heavy metals34
Performance of fly ash concrete with ferronickel slag fine aggregate against alkali-silica reaction and chloride diffusion34
Methodology for pH measurement in high alkali cementitious systems34
Impacts of two alkanolamines on crystallization and morphology of calcium hydroxide34
Interaction between polycarboxylate superplasticizers and non-calcined clays and calcined clays: A review34
Microstructural refinement of cement paste internally cured by polyacrylamide composite hydrogel particles containing silica fume and nanosilica34
Boosting the use of bauxite residue (red mud) in cement - Production of an Fe-rich calciumsulfoaluminate-ferrite clinker and characterisation of the hydration33
Modelling the interlayer bond strength of 3D printed concrete with surface moisture33
Rheological characterization of 3D printable geopolymers33
Water absorption of recycled aggregates: Measurements, influence of temperature and practical consequences33
Additive Manufacturing using mobile robots: Opportunities and challenges for building construction33
Efficiency of natural pozzolans, ground glasses and coal bottom ashes in mitigating sulfate attack and alkali-silica reaction33
Effect of seawater as mixing water on the hydration behaviour of tricalcium aluminate33
Prediction of tensile response of UHPC with aligned and ZnPh treated steel fibers based on a spatial stochastic process32
A numerical study on chloride transport in alkali-activated fly ash/slag concretes32
Viscosity modifying agents: Key components of advanced cement-based materials with adapted rheology32
Dissolution and initial hydration behavior of tricalcium aluminate in low activity sulfate solutions32
Evaluation of cement soundness using the ASTM C151 autoclave expansion test32
Effect of spatial distribution of polymer fibers on preventing spalling of UHPC at high temperatures32
Amino acids as performance-controlling additives in carbonation-activated cementitious materials32
Dependence of unsaturated chloride diffusion on the pore structure in cementitious materials31
Uptake of aqueous heavy metal ions (Co2+, Cu2+ and Zn2+) by calcium-aluminium-silicate-hydrate gels31
Reactivity in cement pastes bearing fine fraction concrete and glass from construction and demolition waste: Microstructural analysis of viability31
Phase evolution, micromechanical properties, and morphology of calcium (alumino)silicate hydrates C-(A-)S-H under carbonation31
Early age hydration and application of blended magnesium potassium phosphate cements for reduced corrosion of reactive metals31
Composition design and pilot study of an advanced energy-saving and low-carbon rankinite clinker31
Preparation and properties of a magnesium phosphate cement with dolomite31
Long-term strength retrogression of silica-enriched oil well cement: A comprehensive multi-approach analysis31
Strain-hardening alkali-activated fly ash/slag composites with ultra-high compressive strength and ultra-high tensile ductility31
A structurally-consistent CASH+ sublattice solid solution model for fully hydrated C-S-H phases: Thermodynamic basis, methods, and Ca-Si-H2O core sub-model31
Comparison between methods for indirect assessment of buildability in fresh 3D printed mortar and concrete31
Multi-scale investigation on mechanical behavior and microstructural alteration of C-S-H in carbonated Alite paste31
Force field for calcium sulfate minerals to predict structural, hydration, and interfacial properties30
Efficacy of SCMs to mitigate ASR in systems with higher alkali contents assessed by pore solution method30
Leaching of monolithic geopolymer mortars30
Hydration development and thermal performance of calcium sulphoaluminate cements containing microencapsulated phase change materials30
Influence of aluminium on the hydration of triclinic C3S with addition of KOH solution30
Microstructure, crystallinity and composition of alkali-silica reaction products in concrete determined by transmission electron microscopy30
Particle characteristics of calcined clays and limestone and their impact on early hydration and sulfate demand of blended cement30
Quantifying the anomalous water absorption behavior of cement mortar in view of its physical sensitivity to water30
A viscoelastic poromechanical model for shrinkage and creep of concrete30
Autogenous formation and smart behaviors of nitrite- and nitrate-intercalated layered double hydroxides (LDHs) in Portland cement-metakaolin-dolomite blends30