Cement & Concrete Composites

(The TQCC of Cement & Concrete Composites is 25. 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.)
The utilization of eco-friendly recycled powder from concrete and brick waste in new concrete: A critical review243
A review on the deterioration and approaches to enhance the durability of concrete in the marine environment178
Extrusion-based concrete 3D printing from a material perspective: A state-of-the-art review176
Large-scale 3D printing concrete technology: Current status and future opportunities160
Hardened properties of layered 3D printed concrete with recycled sand149
Mix design concepts for 3D printable concrete: A review138
Mechanical properties and water absorption of cement composites with various fineness and contents of waste brick powder from C&D waste119
Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC) with limestone calcined clay cement (LC3)113
Characterization of sustainable mortar containing high-quality recycled manufactured sand crushed from recycled coarse aggregate112
Progress, current thinking and challenges in geopolymer foam concrete technology110
Interpretable Ensemble-Machine-Learning models for predicting creep behavior of concrete109
Sustainable use of red mud in ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC): Design and performance evaluation108
Sustainable materials for 3D concrete printing108
Mechanisms underlying the strength enhancement of UHPC modified with nano-SiO2 and nano-CaCO3107
Rheology of alkali-activated materials: A review107
Interlayer bonding improvement of 3D printed concrete with polymer modified mortar: Experiments and molecular dynamics studies106
3D printing eco-friendly concrete containing under-utilised and waste solids as aggregates105
Integrating reinforcement in digital fabrication with concrete: A review and classification framework102
Mechanical and fracture properties of ultra-high performance geopolymer concrete: Effects of steel fiber and silica fume101
CT scanning of internal crack mechanism and strength behavior of cement-fiber-tailings matrix composites101
Performance of recycled aggregate concrete with rice husk ash as cement binder97
Comparative durability of GFRP composite reinforcing bars in concrete and in simulated concrete environments97
Evaluating the printability of concretes containing lightweight coarse aggregates96
Effect of alkali reactions on the rheology of one-part 3D printable geopolymer concrete96
Effects of carbon nanotube dosage and aggregate size distribution on mechanical property and microstructure of cemented rockfill95
Influence of hydroxypropyl methylcellulose and silica fume on stability, rheological properties, and printability of 3D printing foam concrete91
High-strength high-ductility Engineered/Strain-Hardening Cementitious Composites (ECC/SHCC) incorporating geopolymer fine aggregates91
Strength development and microstructural investigation of lead-zinc mill tailings based paste backfill with fly ash as alternative binder90
Preparation, microstructure and property of carbonated artificial steel slag aggregate used in concrete89
Influence of water to cement ratio on CO2 uptake capacity of belite-rich cement upon exposure to carbonation curing86
High-strength seawater sea-sand Engineered Cementitious Composites (SS-ECC): Mechanical performance and probabilistic modeling86
Influence of reactivity and dosage of MgO expansive agent on shrinkage and crack resistance of face slab concrete85
Fractal characteristics of pore structure of hybrid Basalt–Polypropylene fibre-reinforced concrete84
Rheological and mechanical properties of cemented foam backfill: Effect of mineral admixture type and dosage84
Ultra-high-strength engineered/strain-hardening cementitious composites (ECC/SHCC): Material design and effect of fiber hybridization84
Classification and quantification of cracks in concrete structures using deep learning image-based techniques83
Long-term shrinkage and mechanical properties of fully recycled aggregate concrete: Testing and modelling82
Technologies for improving buildability in 3D concrete printing81
Effect of different grade levels of calcined clays on fresh and hardened properties of ternary-blended cementitious materials for 3D printing81
A comparison of liquid-solid and gas-solid accelerated carbonation for enhancement of recycled concrete aggregate81
Development of ultra-high performance geopolymer concrete (UHPGC): Influence of steel fiber on mechanical properties81
Influence of supplementary cementitious materials on rheological properties of 3D printed fly ash based geopolymer80
Effect of ceramic waste powder on alkali-activated slag pastes cured in hot weather after exposure to elevated temperature79
Hardening evolution of geopolymers from setting to equilibrium: A review79
Thixotropic structural build-up of cement-based materials: A state-of-the-art review77
Effect of natural fibers on thermal spalling resistance of ultra-high performance concrete76
Machine learning to predict properties of fresh and hardened alkali-activated concrete74
Ambient temperature cured ‘just-add-water’ geopolymer for 3D concrete printing applications72
High-ferrite Portland cement with slag: Hydration, microstructure, and resistance to sulfate attack at elevated temperature72
Alkali cation effects on chloride binding of alkali-activated fly ash and metakaolin geopolymers72
Commercial and recycled carbon/steel fibers for fiber-reinforced cement mortars with high electrical conductivity71
Rheological properties, compressive strength, hydration products and microstructure of seawater-mixed cement pastes71
Stiffening control of cement-based materials using accelerators in inline mixing processes: Possibilities and challenges71
A new design approach of steel fibre reinforced ultra-high performance concrete composites: Experiments and modeling70
Development of nano-silica treatment methods to enhance recycled aggregate concrete70
Multifunctional cementitious composites with integrated self-sensing and hydrophobic capacities toward smart structural health monitoring69
Long-term hydration and microstructure evolution of blended cement containing ground granulated blast furnace slag and waste clay brick67
Unloading and reloading stress-strain relationship of recycled aggregate concrete reinforced with steel/polypropylene fibers under uniaxial low-cycle loadings66
Using mechanical activation of quartz to enhance the compressive strength of metakaolin based geopolymers66
In-situ assessment of the water-penetration resistance of polymer modified cement mortars by μ-XCT, SEM and EDS66
The bond between geopolymer repair mortars and OPC concrete substrate: Strength and microscopic interactions66
A review on mechanical properties and deterioration mechanisms of FRP bars under severe environmental and loading conditions64
Novel acid-based geopolymer synthesized from nanosized tubular halloysite: The role of precalcination temperature and phosphoric acid concentration64
Multiscale investigation on tensile properties of ultra-high performance concrete with silane coupling agent modified steel fibers64
Evaluation of pervious concrete performance with pulverized biochar as cement replacement63
Research on the self-sensing and mechanical properties of aligned stainless steel fiber-reinforced reactive powder concrete63
Bio-based ultra-lightweight concrete applying miscanthus fibers: Acoustic absorption and thermal insulation63
Waste-derived activators for alkali-activated materials: A review62
In situ-grown carbon nanotubes enhanced cement-based materials with multifunctionality62
Surface characterization of carbonated recycled concrete fines and its effect on the rheology, hydration and strength development of cement paste62
A 3D multi-phase meso-scale model for modelling coupling of damage and transport properties in concrete62
Corrosion effect on tensile behavior of ultra-high-performance concrete reinforced with straight steel fibers62
Acceleration of cement hydration from supplementary cementitious materials: Performance comparison between silica fume and hydrophobic silica61
Mixture design methods for ultra-high-performance concrete - a review61
Nanomaterials in ultra-high-performance concrete (UHPC) – A review60
Sprayable engineered cementitious composites (ECC) using calcined clay limestone cement (LC3) and PP fiber60
Effect of recycled tyre polymer fibre on engineering properties of sustainable strain hardening geopolymer composites59
Introducing reduced graphene oxide to enhance the thermal properties of cement composites59
Effect of various polymer fibers on spalling mitigation of ultra-high performance concrete at high temperature59
Thermal stability of one-part metakaolin geopolymer composites containing high volume of spodumene tailings and glass wool59
Development of sustainable concrete incorporating seawater: A critical review on cement hydration, microstructure and mechanical strength59
Optimization of gypsum and slag contents in blended cement containing slag59
Setting controlling of lithium slag-based geopolymer by activator and sodium tetraborate as a retarder and its effects on mortar properties58
Quantitative evaluation of the characteristics of air voids and their relationship with the permeability and salt freeze–thaw resistance of hybrid steel-polypropylene fiber–reinforced concrete composi58
Understanding the role of unzipped carbon nanotubes in cement pastes58
Properties of one-part fly ash/slag-based binders activated by thermally-treated waste glass/NaOH blends: A comparative study57
Reassessment of mercury intrusion porosimetry for characterizing the pore structure of cement-based porous materials by monitoring the mercury entrapments with X-ray computed tomography57
Exploring the coupled mechanism of fibers and bacteria on self-healing concrete from bacterial extracellular polymeric substances (EPS)57
Pore structure evolution mechanism of cement mortar containing diatomite subjected to freeze-thaw cycles by multifractal analysis57
Micromechanics-guided development of a slag/fly ash-based strain-hardening geopolymer composite57
Mechanical properties and self-healing capacity of Ultra High Performance Fibre Reinforced Concrete with alumina nano-fibres: Tailoring Ultra High Durability Concrete for aggressive exposure scenarios57
Development and characterization of fly ash based PVA fiber reinforced Engineered Geopolymer Composites incorporating metakaolin56
Self-healing of PE-fiber reinforced lightweight high-strength engineered cementitious composite56
Theoretical quantification for cracks repair based on microbially induced carbonate precipitation (MICP) method56
Size effects on tensile properties and compressive strength of engineered cementitious composites56
Seawater sea-sand Engineered Geopolymer Composites (EGC) with high strength and high ductility56
Prediction of concrete strengths enabled by missing data imputation and interpretable machine learning56
Precise design and characteristics prediction of Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC) based on artificial intelligence techniques56
Mechanical anisotropy of ultra-high performance fibre-reinforced concrete for 3D printing56
Development of fly ash and slag based high-strength alkali-activated foam concrete56
Investigation on physicochemical and piezoresistive properties of smart MWCNT/cementitious composite exposed to elevated temperatures55
Drying shrinkage, strength and microstructure of alkali-activated high-calcium fly ash using FGD-gypsum and dolomite as expansive additive55
From analytical methods to numerical simulations: A process engineering toolbox for 3D concrete printing55
Contribution of fiber orientation to enhancing dynamic properties of UHPC under impact loading55
Macro–meso–micro experimental studies of calcined clay limestone cement (LC3) paste subjected to elevated temperature55
A mix design methodology of slag and fly ash-based alkali-activated paste55
Achieving slip-hardening behavior of sanded straight steel fibers in ultra-high-performance concrete55
A review on the modelling of carbonation of hardened and fresh cement-based materials54
A review: Material and structural properties of UHPC at elevated temperatures or fire conditions54
Setting behaviours and early-age microstructures of alkali-activated ground granulated blast furnace slag (GGBS) from different regions in China54
Synergetic recycling of waste glass and recycled aggregates in cement mortars: Physical, durability and microstructure performance54
Construction and demolition waste-based geopolymers suited for use in 3-dimensional additive manufacturing54
Time-dependent rheological and mechanical properties of silica fume modified cemented tailings backfill in low temperature environment54
Ultraductile waterborne epoxy-concrete composite repair material: Epoxy-fiber synergistic effect on flexural and tensile performance53
Effect of calcined bauxite powder or aggregate on the shrinkage properties of UHPC53
3D printable concrete with natural and recycled coarse aggregates: Rheological, mechanical and shrinkage behaviour53
A critical examination of the influence of material characteristics and extruder geometry on 3D printing of cementitious binders53
Enhanced corrosion resistance of reinforcing steels in simulated concrete pore solution with low molybdate to chloride ratios53
Influence of CO2 concentration on the performance of MgO cement mixes53
3D concrete printing of permanent formwork for concrete column construction52
Incorporation of bacteria in concrete: The case against MICP as a means for strength improvement52
Mechanical characterization of structural lightweight aggregate concrete made with sintered fly ash aggregates and synthetic fibres52
Meso-scale modelling of static and dynamic tensile fracture of concrete accounting for real-shape aggregates51
Experimental and molecular modeling of polyethylene fiber/cement interface strengthened by graphene oxide51
Effects of ethylenediamine tetra-acetic acid (EDTA) on the accelerated carbonation and properties of artificial steel slag aggregates51
Research progress on the dynamic compressive properties of ultra-high performance concrete under high strain rates51
Experimental study on concurrent factors influencing the ITZ effect on mass transport in concrete50
The effect of shape memory alloy, steel, and carbon fibres on fresh, mechanical, and electrical properties of self-compacting cementitious composites50
Experimental and theoretical investigation of chloride ingress into concrete exposed to real marine environment50
Rheological properties of cemented paste backfill with nano-silica: Link to curing temperature50
Semantic segmentation of the micro-structure of strain-hardening cement-based composites (SHCC) by applying deep learning on micro-computed tomography scans50
Multi-structural evolution of conductive reactive powder concrete manufactured by enhanced ohmic heating curing50
Experimental study and theoretical prediction on shrinkage-induced restrained stresses in UHPC-RC composites under normal curing and steam curing50
Synergistic effect of steel fibres and coarse aggregates on impact properties of ultra-high performance fibre reinforced concrete49
Influence of silane on hydration characteristics and mechanical properties of cement paste49
Insights into the interfacial strengthening mechanism of waste rubber/cement paste using polyvinyl alcohol: Experimental and molecular dynamics study49
Review of fiber optic sensors for corrosion monitoring in reinforced concrete49
Feasible use of municipal solid waste incineration bottom ash in ultra-high performance concrete49
Dynamic compressive behaviour of hybrid basalt-polypropylene fibre-reinforced concrete under confining pressure: Experimental characterisation and strength criterion49
Tensile behavior of strain-hardening geopolymer composites (SHGC) under impact loading49
Effect of high gamma radiation dosage and elevated temperature on the mechanical performance of sustainable alkali-activated composite as a cleaner product49
Passivation and depassivation properties of Cr–Mo alloyed corrosion-resistant steel in simulated concrete pore solution48
Cracking potential of alkali-activated slag and fly ash concrete subjected to restrained autogenous shrinkage48
Juxtaposing fresh material characterisation methods for buildability assessment of 3D printable cementitious mortars48
Microstructural characteristics and their impact on mechanical properties of steel-PVA fiber reinforced concrete48
3D printing geopolymers: A review48
Prediction of fiber orientation and flexural performance of UHPC based on suspending mortar rheology and casting method47
Effect of combined activator of Ca(OH)2 and Na2CO3 on workability and compressive strength of alkali-activated ferronickel slag system47
Effects of colloidal nano-SiO2 on the immobilization of chloride ions in cement-fly ash system47
Hydration and microstructural development of calcined clay cement paste in the presence of calcium-silicate-hydrate (C–S–H) seed47
Comparison of technical properties of cement pastes with different activated recycled powder from construction and demolition waste46
Application of bacterial spores coated by a green inorganic cementitious material for the self-healing of concrete cracks46
Hydration study and characteristic analysis of a sulfoaluminate high-performance cementitious material made with industrial solid wastes46
Pore size distribution and ITZ performance of mortars prepared with different bio-deposition approaches for the treatment of recycled concrete aggregate46
Water transport and shrinkage in concrete made with ground recycled concrete-additioned cement and mixed recycled aggregate46
Combined impact of carbonation and crack width on the Chloride Penetration and Corrosion Resistance of Concrete Structures45
Nanoindentation on micromechanical properties and microstructure of geopolymer with nano-SiO2 and nano-TiO245
Coating performance, durability and anti-corrosion mechanism of organic modified geopolymer composite for marine concrete protection45
Ultra-ductile behavior of fly ash-based engineered geopolymer composites with a tensile strain capacity up to 13.7%45
Contribution of fiber alignment on flexural properties of UHPC and prediction using the Composite Theory45
Mechanical strength and water resistance of magnesium oxysulfate cement based lightweight materials45
Stress strain performance of steel spiral confined recycled aggregate concrete45
Effects of carbon nanotubes on the early-age hydration kinetics of Portland cement using isothermal calorimetry45
Prediction of the autogenous shrinkage and microcracking of alkali-activated slag and fly ash concrete45
Development of high-strength pervious concrete incorporated with high percentages of waste glass44
Dual waste utilization in ultra-high performance concrete using biochar and marine clay44
Rheology, early-age hydration and microstructure of alkali-activated GGBFS-Fly ash-limestone mixtures44
Modeling the fire-induced spalling in concrete structures incorporating hydro-thermo-mechanical stresses44
Pore structure, adsorption, and water absorption of expanded perlite mortar in external thermal insulation composite system during aging44
Advances in multifunctional cementitious composites with conductive carbon nanomaterials for smart infrastructure44
Improvement in properties of concrete with modified RCA by microbial induced carbonate precipitation44
Effect of superabsorbent polymer characteristics on rheology of ultra-high performance concrete44
Development of high performance lightweight concrete using ultra high performance cementitious composite and different lightweight aggregates44
Self-cleaning performance of nano-TiO2 modified metakaolin-based geopolymers44
Carbonation of calcium sulfoaluminate cement blended with blast furnace slag44
Tailoring the crack-bridging behavior of strain-hardening cement-based composites (SHCC) by chemical surface modification of poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA) fibers43
Measuring chemical shrinkage of ordinary Portland cement pastes with high water-to-cement ratios by adding cellulose nanofibrils43
Influence of carbonation treatment on the properties of multiple interface transition zones and recycled aggregate concrete43
Combined effect of flax fibers and steel fibers on spalling resistance of ultra-high performance concrete at high temperature43
High temperature properties of graphene oxide modified metakaolin based geopolymer paste43
Internal curing effect of saturated recycled fine aggregates in early-age mortar43
Pore structure characteristics of concrete composites with surface-modified carbon nanotubes43
State-of-the-art review on the use of sugarcane bagasse ash in cementitious materials43
Mixture proportion design of pervious concrete based on the relationships between fundamental properties and skeleton structures42
Experimental and numerical investigation of chloride-induced reinforcement corrosion and mortar cover cracking42
The influence of two types of alkali activators on the microstructure and performance of supersulfated cement concrete: mitigating the strength and carbonation resistance42
Design and performance of low shrinkage UHPC for thin bonded bridge deck overlay42
An RF and LSSVM–NSGA-II method for the multi-objective optimization of high-performance concrete durability42
Carbonation depth model and carbonated acceleration rate of concrete under different environment42
Tensile over-saturated cracking of Ultra-High-Strength Engineered Cementitious Composites (UHS-ECC) with artificial geopolymer aggregates41
Mechanochemically activated bottom ash-fly ash geopolymer41
Synthesis of pyrolytic carbonized bagasse to immobilize Bacillus subtilis; application in healing micro-cracks and fracture properties of concrete41
Investigation of phase composition and microstructure of foamed cement paste with different supplementary cementing materials41
Chelate effect on fiber surface morphology and its benefits on pullout and tensile behaviors of ultra-high-performance concrete41
An experimental and numerical investigation of coarse aggregate settlement in fresh concrete under vibration41
The effects of high temperature and cooling regimes on the mechanical and durability properties of basalt fiber reinforced mortars with silica fume40
Effects of self-healing on the microstructure, transport, and electrical properties of 100% construction- and demolition-waste-based geopolymer composites40
Autogenous-shrinkage model for concrete with coarse and fine recycled aggregate40
Microstructural changes and mechanical performance of cement composites reinforced with recycled carbon fibers40
Synthesis, design and piezo-resistive characteristics of cementitious smart nanocomposites with different types of functionalized MWCNTs under long cyclic loading40
Effects of ladle slag on Class F fly ash geopolymer: Reaction mechanism and high temperature behavior39
Effect of mixing method on the performance of alkali-activated fly ash/slag pastes along with polycarboxylate admixture39
Flexural behavior of carbon fiber-reinforced concrete beams under impact loading39
Hydration and phase development of recycled cement39
Characteristics of components in calcined clays and their influence on the efficiency of superplasticizers39
Production of antibacterial cement composites containing ZnO/lignin and ZnO–SiO2/lignin hybrid admixtures39
Damage analysis in steel fibre reinforced concrete under monotonic and cyclic bending by means of acoustic emission monitoring39
The design of self-compacting structural mortar containing steelmaking slags as aggregate39
Bond strength between concrete substrate and repair mortar: Effect of fibre stiffness and substrate surface roughness39
Correlation between microstructural characteristics from micro-CT of foamed concrete and mechanical behaviors evaluated by experiments and simulations38
The characteristics and formation mechanism of the dark rim in alkali-activated slag38
Microstructural investigation of lithium slag geopolymer pastes containing silica fume and fly ash as additive chemical modifiers38
Valorization of calcined coal gangue as coarse aggregate in concrete38
Rheology and microstructure of alkali-activated slag cements produced with silica fume activator38
Behaviour of recycled tyre polymer fibre reinforced concrete under dynamic splitting tension38
Reinforcement effects of multi-scale hybrid fiber on flexural and fracture behaviors of ultra-low-weight foamed cement-based composites37
Estimating reaction kinetics of cementitious pastes containing fly ash37
Alternative pH-indicators for determination of carbonation depth on cement-based concretes37
Review on CO2 curing of non-hydraulic calcium silicates cements: Mechanism, carbonation and performance37
Electromagnetic wave absorbing performance of 3D printed wave-shape copper solid cementitious element37
Enhanced tensile ductility and sustainability of high-strength strain-hardening cementitious composites using waste cement kiln dust and oxidized polyethylene fibers37
Estimating compressive strength of lightweight foamed concrete using neural, genetic and ensemble machine learning approaches37
Recent progress and technical challenges in using calcium sulfoaluminate (CSA) cement37
Tensile behavior of flax textile reinforced lime-mortar: Influence of reinforcement amount and textile impregnation37
Comparative study on the effect of steel and polyoxymethylene fibers on the characteristics of Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC)37
Early-age and microstructural properties of glass powder blended cement paste: Improvement by seawater37
Engineering of high specific strength and low thermal conductivity cementitious composites with hollow glass microspheres for high-temperature high-pressure applications36
Comparison of the effects that supplementary cementitious materials replacement levels have on cementitious paste properties36
Electrical properties of low dosage carbon nanofiber/cement composite: Percolation behavior and polarization effect36
Collapse of fresh foam concrete: Mechanisms and influencing parameters36
Improved strain sensing properties of cement-based sensors through enhanced carbon nanotube dispersion36
Micromechanical analysis of interfacial transition zone in alkali-activated fly ash-slag concrete36
In-situ measurement of nominal compressive elastic modulus of interfacial transition zone in concrete by SEM-DIC coupled method36
New insights into the early-age reaction kinetics of metakaolin geopolymer by 1H low-field NMR and isothermal calorimetry36
Effect of superabsorbent polymers and expansive additives on the shrinkage of alkali-activated slag36
Microstructure and macro properties of sustainable alkali-activated fly ash mortar with various construction waste fines as binder replacement up to 100%36
Electrochemical behavior and corrosion products of Cr-modified reinforcing steels in saturated Ca(OH)2 solution with chlorides36
Investigation on chloride binding capacity and stability of Friedel's salt in graphene oxide reinforced cement paste36
Autogenous deformation and coefficient of thermal expansion of early-age concrete: Initial outcomes of a study using a newly-developed Temperature Stress Testing Machine36
Modification of carbonation-cured cement mortar using biochar and its environmental evaluation36
Effect of chitosan on the carbonation behavior of γ-C2S36
Influence of fine inclusions on the morphology and mechanical performance of lightweight foam concrete35
Cementitious cellular composites with auxetic behavior35
Linking reactivity test outputs to properties of cementitious pastes made with supplementary cementitious materials35
Predicting shrinkage of alkali-activated blast furnace-fly ash mortars using artificial neural network (ANN)35
Rational application of nano-SiO2 in cement paste incorporated with silane: Counterbalancing and synergistic effects35
Calcium oxychloride: A critical review of the literature surrounding the formation, deterioration, testing procedures, and recommended mitigation techniques35
Interfacial adhesion mechanism between organic polymer coating and hydrating cement paste35
Dynamic compressive properties of reactive powder concrete at high temperature: A review35
Self-sensing capacity of ultra-high-performance fiber-reinforced concrete containing conductive powders in tension35