Cement and Concrete Research

(The TQCC of Cement and Concrete Research is 49. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-03-01 to 2023-03-01.)
Cemdata18: A chemical thermodynamic database for hydrated Portland cements and alkali-activated materials413
Supplementary cementitious materials: New sources, characterization, and performance insights295
Reactivity of supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs) in cement blends247
Hardened properties of 3D printed concrete: The influence of process parameters on interlayer adhesion246
Recent progress in low-carbon binders241
Composition and microstructure of 20-year-old ordinary Portland cement–ground granulated blast-furnace slag blends containing 0 to 100% slag223
Digital Concrete: A Review215
Advances in understanding cement hydration mechanisms204
Fly ash and slag189
Micro- and nano-X-ray computed-tomography: A step forward in the characterization of the pore network of a leached cement paste171
The use of rice husk ash as reactive filler in ultra-high performance concrete137
Can the compressive strength of concrete be estimated from knowledge of the mixture proportions?: New insights from statistical analysis and machine learning methods131
The cement industry on the way to a low-carbon future123
Rheological properties of ultra-high-performance concrete — An overview122
Effect of the hydration temperature on the microstructure of Class G cement: C-S-H composition and density111
Comparative analysis of image binarization methods for crack identification in concrete structures110
Production of sodium silicate powder from waste glass cullet for alkali activation of alternative binders110
Durability, service life prediction, and modelling for reinforced concrete structures – review and critique110
Strength enhancement of recycled aggregate pervious concrete using a cement paste redistribution method107
Influence of fibre orientation on the tensile behaviour of ultra-high performance fibre reinforced cementitious composites102
Pore solution composition of alkali-activated slag/fly ash pastes102
Micro-structural and mechanical properties of ultra-high performance engineered cementitious composites (UHP-ECC) incorporation of recycled fine powder (RFP)101
Optimized design of ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) with a high wet packing density101
Changes in rheology and mechanical properties of ultra-high performance concrete with silica fume content100
Durability of cement pastes exposed to external sulfate attack and leaching: Physical and chemical aspects95
Weak bond strength between successive layers in extrusion-based additive manufacturing: measurement and physical origin93
Application of thermodynamic modelling to hydrated cements92
Critical chloride content in reinforced concrete — An updated review considering Chinese experience92
Service life and life cycle assessment of reinforced concrete systems with limestone calcined clay cement (LC3)91
The effect of curing regimes on the mechanical properties, nano-mechanical properties and microstructure of ultra-high performance concrete90
Investigation of C-A-S-H composition, morphology and density in Limestone Calcined Clay Cement (LC3)89
Comparing chloride ingress from seawater and NaCl solution in Portland cement mortar88
Chemical deformation of metakaolin based geopolymer84
Composition, morphology and nanostructure of C–S–H in 70% white Portland cement–30% fly ash blends hydrated at 55 °C.84
Long-term behaviors of concrete under low-concentration sulfate attack subjected to natural variation of environmental climate conditions83
Characterization of magnesium silicate hydrate (M-S-H)82
Properties of early-age concrete relevant to cracking in massive concrete79
Influence of magnesium-to-phosphate ratio and water-to-cement ratio on hydration and properties of magnesium potassium phosphate cements78
A review on concrete fracture energy and effective parameters77
The influence of the filler effect on the sulfate requirement of blended cements77
The chemistry and structure of calcium (alumino) silicate hydrate: A study by XANES, ptychographic imaging, and wide- and small-angle scattering77
The use of microbial induced carbonate precipitation in healing cracks within reactive magnesia cement-based blends76
Effect of surfactants on the yield stress of cement paste73
Advances in characterizing and understanding the microstructure of cementitious materials72
Experimental and micromechanical investigation on the mechanical and durability properties of recycled aggregates concrete71
Carbonation of hardened cement pastes: Influence of temperature70
Dynamic microstructural evolution of hardened cement paste during first drying monitored by 1H NMR relaxometry70
Recent advances on yield stress and elasticity of fresh cement-based materials70
Effect of carbonation on the pore solution of mortar69
Effect of curing conditions on the pore solution and carbonation resistance of alkali-activated fly ash and slag pastes69
Performance-based approaches for concrete durability: State of the art and future research needs68
Comparative study of two PCE superplasticizers with varied charge density in Portland cement and sulfoaluminate cement systems67
Effects of slag substitution on physical and mechanical properties of fly ash-based alkali activated binders (AABs)67
Carbonation of steel slag and gypsum for building materials and associated reaction mechanisms67
Advances in understanding ye'elimite-rich cements65
Machine learning based crack mode classification from unlabeled acoustic emission waveform features65
Chemical effect of nano-alumina on early-age hydration of Portland cement65
Strain-based approach for measuring structural build-up of cement pastes in the context of digital construction65
Measurement of concrete E-modulus evolution since casting: A novel method based on ambient vibration64
Mitigating the autogenous shrinkage of alkali-activated slag by metakaolin64
Using graphene oxide to strengthen the bond between PE fiber and matrix to improve the strain hardening behavior of SHCC63
Mechanism of sulfate attack on alkali-activated slag: The role of activator composition62
Comparison of electrical and self-sensing properties of Portland cement and alkali-activated slag mortars62
Synthesis, characterization, and water uptake property of alkali-silica reaction products61
Internal curing of alkali-activated fly ash-slag pastes using superabsorbent polymer61
Structure and reactivity of synthetic CaO-Al2O3-SiO2 glasses59
Pore size analyses of cement paste exposed to external sulfate attack and delayed ettringite formation58
Sulfate resistance of calcined clay – Limestone – Portland cements58
Mathematical modeling of accelerated carbonation curing of Portland cement paste at early age57
Effects of geometry and fraction of polypropylene fibers on permeability of ultra-high performance concrete after heat exposure57
Photocatalytic concrete for NOx abatement: Supported TiO2 efficiencies and impacts57
Internal curing with superabsorbent polymers of different chemical structures56
Corrosion initiation of reinforced concretes based on Portland or GGBS cements: Chloride contents and electrochemical characterizations versus time55
ICP-OES method for the characterization of cement pore solutions and their modification by polycarboxylate-based superplasticizers55
Effects of external multi-ions and wet-dry cycles in a marine environment on autogenous self-healing of cracks in cement paste55
Tensile strength of concrete exposed to sulfate attack53
Recent advance of chemical admixtures in concrete53
Crack-altered durability properties and performance of structural concretes52
Formation of carbonate phases and their effect on the performance of reactive MgO cement formulations51
A quantitative study of the C3A hydration50
Novel concrete superplasticizers based on phosphate esters49
Predicting the time to corrosion initiation in reinforced concrete structures exposed to chlorides49
Hydration reactions and stages of clinker composed mainly of stoichiometric ye'elimite49
Durability of calcium aluminate and sulphate resistant Portland cement based mortars in aggressive sewer environment and sulphuric acid49