Construction and Building Materials

(The TQCC of Construction and Building Materials is 18. 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 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Machine learning prediction of mechanical properties of concrete: Critical review299
Durability of ultra-high performance concrete – A review288
Novel engineered wood and bamboo composites for structural applications: State-of-art of manufacturing technology and mechanical performance evaluation279
Fly ash-based eco-friendly geopolymer concrete: A critical review of the long-term durability properties266
A review on durability of fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) bars reinforced seawater sea sand concrete235
Efficient machine learning models for prediction of concrete strengths212
Review of ultra-high performance concrete and its application in bridge engineering211
Machine learning-based prediction for compressive and flexural strengths of steel fiber-reinforced concrete193
Evaluating the use of recycled concrete aggregate and pozzolanic additives in fiber-reinforced pervious concrete with industrial and recycled fibers181
The influence of steel fibres on compressive and tensile strength of ultra high performance concrete: A review180
Predicting the compressive strength of concrete with fly ash admixture using machine learning algorithms180
Development of 3D-printable ultra-high performance fiber-reinforced concrete for digital construction175
Steel slag and its applications in cement and concrete technology: A review174
Use of recycled plastic as fine aggregate in cementitious composites: A review173
A laboratory investigation of steel to fly ash-based geopolymer paste bonding behavior after exposure to elevated temperatures166
Review on geotechnical engineering properties of sands treated by microbially induced calcium carbonate precipitation (MICP) and biopolymers164
Hydration, shrinkage, pore structure and fractal dimension of silica fume modified low heat Portland cement-based materials163
Utilising CO2 technologies for recycled aggregate concrete: A critical review162
Effects of nano cotton stalk and palm leaf ashes on ultrahigh-performance concrete properties incorporating recycled concrete aggregates159
Comparison between the effects of phosphorous slag and fly ash on the C-S-H structure, long-term hydration heat and volume deformation of cement-based materials156
Crumb rubber asphalt mixtures: A literature review152
Effect of source materials, additives on the mechanical properties and durability of fly ash and fly ash-slag geopolymer mortar: A review150
Influence of quality of recycled aggregates on the mechanical properties of recycled aggregate concretes: An overview149
Deep machine learning approach to develop a new asphalt pavement condition index148
Review on the deterioration and approaches to enhance the durability of concrete in the freeze–thaw environment148
Prediction of chloride diffusivity in concrete using artificial neural network: Modelling and performance evaluation148
Combined effects of supplementary cementitious materials (silica fume, GGBS, fly ash and rice husk ash) and steel fiber on the hardened properties of recycled aggregate concrete148
Investigation on early-age hydration, mechanical properties and microstructure of seawater sea sand cement mortar147
Effect of pumice powder and nano-clay on the strength and permeability of fiber-reinforced pervious concrete incorporating recycled concrete aggregate146
Geopolymers in construction - recent developments144
Analyzing the compressive strength of green fly ash based geopolymer concrete using experiment and machine learning approaches144
Automated crack detection and measurement based on digital image correlation144
A cost effective solution for pavement crack inspection using cameras and deep neural networks143
The influence of fiber type and length on the cracking resistance, durability and pore structure of face slab concrete143
Steel fibres reinforced 3D printed concrete: Influence of fibre sizes on mechanical performance142
Reinforced concrete structures: A review of corrosion mechanisms and advances in electrical methods for corrosion monitoring141
Machine learning prediction of compressive strength for phase change materials integrated cementitious composites139
Mechanical performances and microstructures of metakaolin contained UHPC matrix under steam curing conditions139
Utilization of mill tailings, fly ash and slag as mine paste backfill material: Review and future perspective137
A critical review and comparative study on image segmentation-based techniques for pavement crack detection136
Establishing a 3D aggregates database from X-ray CT scans of bulk concrete135
Performance comparison of cement replacing materials in concrete: Limestone fillers and supplementary cementing materials – A review135
A review of 3D printed concrete: Performance requirements, testing measurements and mix design134
Effect of ferrosilicon and silica fume on mechanical, durability, and microstructure characteristics of ultra high-performance concrete131
Detection of concealed cracks from ground penetrating radar images based on deep learning algorithm131
Potential role of a novel green eco-friendly inhibitor in corrosion inhibition of mild steel in HCl solution: Detailed macro/micro-scale experimental and computational explorations131
Slag uses in making an ecofriendly and sustainable concrete: A review131
Multi-objective optimization of concrete mixture proportions using machine learning and metaheuristic algorithms130
Correlation between pore structure, compressive strength and thermal conductivity of porous metakaolin geopolymer128
Influence of silica fume on mechanical and durability of pervious concrete127
A review on seawater sea-sand concrete: Mixture proportion, hydration, microstructure and properties127
Combined use of recycled powder and recycled coarse aggregate derived from construction and demolition waste in self-compacting concrete127
The effect of using nano rice husk ash of different burning degrees on ultra-high-performance concrete properties126
Utilization of coal gangue as coarse aggregates in structural concrete125
Improving the sulfate attack resistance of concrete by using supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs): A review125
Geopolymer concrete durability subjected to aggressive environments – A review of influence factors and comparison with ordinary Portland cement124
Geopolymer concrete as sustainable material: A state of the art review124
Performance of high volume fly ash concrete incorporating additives: A systematic literature review122
Corrosion resistance evaluation of rebars with various primers and coatings in concrete modified with different additives121
Estimation of the compressive strength of concretes containing ground granulated blast furnace slag using hybridized multi-objective ANN and salp swarm algorithm121
Fly ash and ground granulated blast furnace slag-based alkali-activated concrete: Mechanical, transport and microstructural properties121
Thermal and mechanical properties of ultra-high performance concrete incorporated with microencapsulated phase change material120
Mechanical properties and microstructure of glass fiber and polypropylene fiber reinforced concrete: An experimental study120
Mechanical and physical properties and morphology of concrete containing plastic waste as aggregate118
New perspectives on recycling waste glass in manufacturing concrete for sustainable civil infrastructure118
A novel green reinforcement corrosion inhibitor extracted from waste Platanus acerifolia leaves118
Durability performance of waste granite and glass powder added concrete117
Analysis of interfacial adhesion properties of nano-silica modified asphalt mixtures using molecular dynamics simulation117
Yield stress and thixotropy control of 3D-printed calcium sulfoaluminate cement composites with metakaolin related to structural build-up115
Post-fire compressive strength of recycled PET aggregate concrete reinforced with steel fibers: Optimization and prediction via RSM and GEP115
Steel slags in cement-based composites: An ultimate review on characterization, applications and performance115
Effects of nano-TiO2, nano-Al2O3, and nano-Fe2O3 on rheology, mechanical and durability properties of self-consolidating concrete (SCC): An experimental study114
Recent trends in ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC): Current status, challenges, and future prospects113
Graphene reinforced cement composites: A review113
Microbial induced calcium carbonate precipitation study using Bacillus subtilis with application to self-healing concrete preparation and characterization113
High volume Portland cement replacement: A review112
Concrete crack detection and quantification using deep learning and structured light111
Bond of FRP bars with different surface characteristics111
Flexural strength and ductility of moso bamboo109
Study on the optimum initial curing condition for fly ash and GGBS based geopolymer recycled aggregate concrete108
Investigation on meso-debonding process of the sandstone–concrete interface induced by freeze–thaw cycles using NMR technology108
Post-cracking behaviour of basalt and macro polypropylene hybrid fibre reinforced concrete with different compressive strengths108
Performance evaluation of asphalt mixtures containing warm mix asphalt (WMA) additives and reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP)108
The influence of nano-additives in strengthening mechanical performance of 3D printed multi-binder geopolymer composites107
Phase change materials for pavement applications: A review107
Evaluation of pore size distribution and permeability reduction behavior in pervious concrete106
A review: Reaction mechanism and strength of slag and fly ash-based alkali-activated materials106
A state-of-the-art review of polymers used in soil stabilization106
Mechanical and durability properties of hybrid fiber reinforced foam concrete105
Evaluating compressive strength of concrete made with recycled concrete aggregates using machine learning approach105
Influence of alkaline activators on the mechanical properties of fly ash based geopolymer concrete cured at ambient temperature104
Structural health monitoring (SHM) and Nondestructive testing (NDT) of slender masonry structures: A practical review104
New perspectives on utilization of CO2104
Mechanical properties and microstructure of basalt fibre and nano-silica reinforced recycled concrete after exposure to elevated temperatures104
Mechanical properties and uniaxial compressive stress-strain behavior of fully recycled aggregate concrete104
A review on durability of nano-SiO2 and basalt fiber modified recycled aggregate concrete103
Characterization and properties of geopolymer nanocomposites with different contents of nano-CaCO3103
Selected machine learning approaches for predicting the interfacial bond strength between FRPs and concrete102
Investigating the interaction behavior between asphalt binder and rubber in rubber asphalt by molecular dynamics simulation102
Compressive strength prediction of high-performance concrete using gradient tree boosting machine102
Effects of sulfates on the hydration of Portland cement – A review101
Deterioration of concrete under the coupling effects of freeze–thaw cycles and other actions: A review100
Mechanical behavior of 3D printed mortar with recycled sand at early ages100
Progress in silica aerogel-containing materials for buildings’ thermal insulation100
A step towards durable, ductile and sustainable concrete: Simultaneous incorporation of recycled aggregates, glass fiber and fly ash100
Effects of iron ore tailings on the compressive strength and permeability of ultra-high performance concrete99
Mechanical and self-healing behavior of low carbon engineered cementitious composites reinforced with PP-fibers99
Effect of polyethylene fiber content on workability and mechanical-anisotropic properties of 3D printed ultra-high ductile concrete99
Use of the multiple stress creep recovery (MSCR) test to characterize the rutting potential of asphalt binders: A literature review99
Influence of waste glass powder on the physico-mechanical properties and microstructures of fly ash-based geopolymer paste after exposure to high temperatures98
Comparative performance of different bacteria immobilized in natural fibers for self-healing in concrete98
High-performance concrete incorporating calcined kaolin clay and limestone as cement substitute98
Cementitious activity of iron ore tailing and its utilization in cementitious materials, bricks and concrete98
Influence of silica fume, metakaolin & SBR latex on strength and durability performance of pervious concrete98
Effects of nano-palm oil fuel ash and nano-eggshell powder on concrete97
A state-of-the-art review on the durability of geopolymer concrete for sustainable structures and infrastructure97
Using silica fume for improvement of fly ash/slag based geopolymer activated with calcium carbide residue and gypsum96
Effect of printing parameters on interlayer bond strength of 3D printed limestone-calcined clay-based cementitious materials: An experimental and numerical study96
Biochar from waste biomass as hygroscopic filler for pervious concrete to improve evaporative cooling performance96
Study of a novel ceramsite-based shape-stabilized composite phase change material (PCM) for energy conservation in buildings95
Synthesis and anticorrosive properties of epoxy polymer for CS in [1 M] HCl solution: Electrochemical, AFM, DFT and MD simulations95
Review on the self-healing of asphalt materials: Mechanism, affecting factors, assessments and improvements93
Fabrication of superhydrophobic concrete used in marine environment with anti-corrosion and stable mechanical properties93
Basalt fiber-reinforced foam concrete containing silica fume: An experimental study93
An evaluation of iron ore tailings characteristics and iron ore tailings concrete properties93
Shrinkage mechanisms and shrinkage-mitigating strategies of alkali-activated slag composites: A critical review93
Mechanical and interface bonding properties of epoxy resin reinforced Portland cement repairing mortar92
Acceleration of cement hydration – A review of the working mechanisms, effects on setting time, and compressive strength development of accelerating admixtures92
The acceleration mechanism of nano-C-S-H particles on OPC hydration92
Effect of microwave heating on interlayer bonding and buildability of geopolymer 3D concrete printing92
Predicting the compressive strength of concrete from its compositions and age using the extreme gradient boosting method92
Anti-corrosion coatings for protection of steel railway structures exposed to atmospheric environments: A review92
Effect of nanomaterials inclusion on sustainability of cement-based concretes: A comprehensive review92
Accelerated carbonation technology for enhanced treatment of recycled concrete aggregates: A state-of-the-art review92
Durability studies on recycled fine aggregate concrete92
Improving mechanical behavior and microstructure of concrete by using BOF steel slag aggregate91
Application of agro and non-agro waste materials for unfired earth blocks construction: A review91
A review on the tensile behavior of fiber-reinforced polymer composites under varying strain rates and temperatures91
Deterioration of ambient-cured and heat-cured fly ash geopolymer concrete by high temperature exposure and prediction of its residual compressive strength91
Revealing the nature of metakaolin-based concrete materials using artificial intelligence techniques91
A review on corrosion detection and protection of existing reinforced concrete (RC) structures90
Molecular dynamics analysis of oxidative aging effects on thermodynamic and interfacial bonding properties of asphalt mixtures90
Effect of silica-fume content on performance of CaCO3 whisker and basalt fiber at matrix interface in cement-based composites90
Assessment of important parameters involved in the synthesis of geopolymer composites: A review90
Correlation of asphalt performance indicators and aging Degrees: A review90
Mix design and mechanical properties of geopolymer and alkali activated concrete: Review of the state-of-the-art and the development of a new unified approach90
Ultra-high-performance geopolymer concrete: A review89
Effects of initial SiO2/Al2O3 molar ratio and slag on fly ash-based ambient cured geopolymer properties89
Strength development of solely ground granulated blast furnace slag geopolymers89
Performance of geopolymer tiles in high temperature and saturation conditions89
Molecular dynamics simulation of distribution and adhesion of asphalt components on steel slag89
State-of-the-art review on properties evolution and deterioration mechanism of concrete at cryogenic temperature88
Effect of carbon nanotubes on compressive, flexural and tensile strengths of Portland cement-based materials: A systematic literature review88
Influence of foaming agent on cement and foam concrete88
A review on alkali-activated binders: Materials composition and fresh properties of concrete88
Quality improvement of recycled concrete aggregate by removal of residual mortar: A comprehensive review of approaches adopted88
Effect of polyethylene fiber content on physical and mechanical properties of engineered cementitious composites88
Sustainable utilization of bauxite residue (Red Mud) as a road material in pavements: A critical review88
Constitutive relations of coral aggregate concrete under uniaxial and triaxial compression87
Fiber alignment and its effect on mechanical properties of UHPC: An overview87
On the effect of ITZ thickness in meso-scale models of concrete87
Effect of nano-silica in concrete; a review86
Prediction of thermo-mechanical properties of rubber-modified recycled aggregate concrete86
A review of phase structure of SBS modified asphalt: Affecting factors, analytical methods, phase models and improvements86
Influence of sisal fibers on the mechanical performance of ultra-high performance concretes86
Impact of freeze–thaw cycles on low temperature mixed mode I/II cracking properties of water saturated hot mix asphalt: An experimental study86
Effect of waste glass fine aggregate on the strength, durability and high temperature resistance of alkali-activated fly ash and GGBFS blended mortar85
Utilization prospects of eggshell powder in sustainable construction material – A review85
Hydration and mechanical properties of UHPC matrix containing limestone and different levels of metakaolin85
Effect of recycled aggregate treatment techniques on the durability of concrete: A comparative evaluation85
Influence of SiO2, TiO2 and Fe2O3 nanoparticles on the properties of fly ash blended cement mortars85
Mechanical and durability properties of concrete based on recycled coarse and fine aggregates produced from demolished concrete85
A review of phase change materials in asphalt binder and asphalt mixture85
Building bricks with phase change material (PCM): Thermal performances85
Development of Crumb Rubber Concrete for Practical Application in the Residential Construction Sector – Design and Processing85
Preparation and characterization of lightweight aggregate foamed geopolymer concretes aerated using hydrogen peroxide84
Development of deep neural network model to predict the compressive strength of rubber concrete84
Effect of steam curing on compressive strength and microstructure of high volume ultrafine fly ash cement mortar84
Lightweight foam concrete containing expanded perlite and glass sand: Physico-mechanical, durability, and insulation properties84
A review on compatibility between crumb rubber and asphalt binder84
Recycled aggregate concretes – A state-of-the-art from the microstructure to the structural performance84
Chloride transport and induced steel corrosion in recycled aggregate concrete: A review84
The effect of nanomaterials on properties of geopolymers derived from industrial by-products: A state-of-the-art review84
Life cycle assessment of recycled aggregate concrete on its environmental impacts: A critical review83
Effect of C-S-Hs-PCE and sodium sulfate on the hydration kinetics and mechanical properties of cement paste83
Synthesis of rare earth tailing-based geopolymer for efficiently immobilizing heavy metals83
A review on carbon-based self-sensing cementitious composites82
Use of oil palm shell as an aggregate in cement concrete: A review82
Application of microbial self-healing concrete: Case study81
Physical & mechanical properties of fiber reinforced metakaolin-based geopolymer concrete81
Mechanical Properties of Natural as well as Synthetic Fiber Reinforced Concrete: A Review81
Engineering properties of self-cured normal and high strength concrete produced using polyethylene glycol and porous ceramic waste as coarse aggregate81
Investigation of the macro performance, mechanism, and durability of multiscale steel fiber reinforced low-carbon ecological UHPC81
A review of sustainable pervious concrete systems: Emphasis on clogging, material characterization, and environmental aspects81
Mechanical and microstructural characterization of rice husk ash and Al2O3 nanoparticles modified cement concrete81
The effect of steam curing regimes on the chloride resistance and pore size of high–strength green concrete81
A study for corrosion behavior of a new-type weathering steel used in harsh marine environment81
Alkali-activated slag (AAS) paste: Correlation between durability and microstructural characteristics81
Dynamic chemistry based self-healing of asphalt modified by diselenide-crosslinked polyurethane elastomer81
Mechanical behavior, acoustic emission properties and damage evolution of cemented paste backfill considering structural feature81
Influence of basalt fiber on physical and mechanical properties of treated recycled aggregate concrete80
Partial replacement of copper slag with treated crumb rubber aggregates in alkali-activated slag mortar80
Incorporation of biochar in cementitious materials: A roadmap of biochar selection80
The greening of engineered cementitious composites (ECC): A review80
Enhanced properties of high-silica rice husk ash-based geopolymer paste by incorporating basalt fibers80
Fresh and rheological characteristics of fiber reinforced concrete——A review80
Production of lightweight aggregate ceramsite from red mud and municipal solid waste incineration bottom ash: Mechanism and optimization79
Improvement of early strength of fly ash-slag based one-part alkali activated mortar79
Influence of expanded vermiculite powder and silica fume on properties of foam concretes79
Recent applications and developments of Polyurethane materials in pavement engineering79
Mechanical performance and optimization of high-volume fly ash concrete containing plastic wastes and graphene nanoplatelets using response surface methodology79
Characterization of early age behavior of cemented paste backfill through the magnitude and frequency spectrum of ultrasonic P-wave79
Measurement and modeling of skid resistance of asphalt pavement: A review79
Advances of deep learning applications in ground-penetrating radar: A survey78
Study on the adhesion property between asphalt binder and aggregate: A state-of-the-art review78
Experimental investigation on the effect of using crumb rubber and steel fibers on the structural behavior of reinforced concrete beams78
A state of the art of semi-flexible pavements: Introduction, design, and performance78
Investigating bitumen long-term-ageing in the laboratory by spectroscopic analysis of the SARA fractions78
Alkali-activated and geopolymer materials developed using innovative manufacturing techniques: A critical review78
Micro-characterisation of alkali activated paste with fly ash-GGBS-metakaolin binder system with ambient setting characteristics78
Air entrainment in fresh concrete and its effects on hardened concrete-a review78
Effect of waste marble powder and rice husk ash on the microstructural, physico-mechanical and transport properties of foam concretes exposed to high temperatures and freeze–thaw cycles77
Preparation of bio-oil and its application in asphalt modification and rejuvenation: A review of the properties, practical application and life cycle assessment77
Analysis of waste polyethylene (PE) and its by-products in asphalt binder77
Influence of water to binder ratio on the rheology and structural Build-up of Alkali-Activated Slag/Fly ash mixtures77
Utilization of carbide slag-granulated blast furnace slag system by wet grinding as low carbon cementitious materials77
Thermal management performance and mechanical properties of a novel cementitious composite containing fly ash/lauric acid-myristic acid as form-stable phase change material77
Durability and microstructure of eco-efficient ultra-high-performance concrete77
The effect of graphite and slag on electrical and mechanical properties of electrically conductive cementitious composites77
Effect of fine recycled concrete aggregate on the mechanical behavior of self-compacting concrete76
Prediction of rapid chloride penetration resistance of metakaolin based high strength concrete using light GBM and XGBoost models by incorporating SHAP analysis76
Durability and shrinkage performance of concrete made with coarse multi-recycled concrete aggregates76
Thermal and mechanical properties of concrete and its constituents at elevated temperatures: A review76
Glass powder as a partial precursor in Portland cement and alkali-activated slag mortar: A comprehensive comparative study76
Acoustic emission and CT investigation on fracture evolution of granite containing two flaws subjected to freeze–thaw and cyclic uniaxial increasing-amplitude loading conditions76
A study on fresh properties of limestone calcined clay blended cementitious systems76
Carbon nanotube reinforced cementitious composites: A comprehensive review76
Understanding bitumen ageing by investigation of its polarity fractions76
Experimental and numerical study on chloride transport in cement mortar during drying process76
Concrete containing waste recycled glass, plastic and rubber as sand replacement75
Numerical investigation of external sulfate attack and its effect on chloride binding and diffusion in concrete75
Strength, acoustic, and fractal behavior of fiber reinforced cemented tailings backfill subjected to triaxial compression loads75
Hybrid machine learning model and Shapley additive explanations for compressive strength of sustainable concrete75
Sustainable clinker-free solid waste binder produced from wet-ground granulated blast-furnace slag, phosphogypsum and carbide slag75
Effect of pozzolan slurries on recycled aggregate concrete: Mechanical and durability performance74
Experimental research on ductility enhancement of ultra-high performance concrete incorporation with basalt fibre, polypropylene fibre and glass fibre74
Validation of the favorable quantity of fly ash in concrete and analysis of crack propagation and its length – Using the crack tip tracking (CTT) method – In the fracture toughness examinations under 74
Cracking Properties of Warm Mix Asphalts Containing Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement and Recycling Agents under Different Loading Modes74
Effect of fillers on the mechanical properties and durability of steel slag concrete74
Performance of cementitious composites reinforced with chopped basalt fibres – An overview74