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Physical Infrastructure: Connections

Using a complementary approach of experimental measurements and detailed finite element analysis, we will develop more realistic yet … more

Sustainable, High Performance Infrastructure Materials Program

The objective of the Sustainable Engineered Materials Program is to develop and deploy advances in measurement science for sustainable materials … more

Long Term Performance of Concrete Project

Sustainable concrete construction design for durability requires performance-based metrics of expected durability and service life prediction. … more

Surface Damage of Polymer Nanocomposites Project

Surface damage caused by environmental and/or mechanical stresses can lead to the release of nanofillers incorporated within polymer … more

Service Life Prediction of Filled Polymers Project

Prior efforts at NIST demonstrated the feasibility of quantitative service life prediction by linking the field and laboratory for an unfilled … more

Service Life of Nano-Enabled Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites Project

This project will utilize chemical spectroscopy of stressed composites to quantify the magnitude and mode of stress transfer at the fiber-matrix … more

Instruments
Integrating Sphere-based Weathering Device

In the artificial ultraviolet (UV) weathering of materials, a need exists for weathering devices that can uniformly illuminate test specimens with … more

Line Heat-Source Guarded Hot Plate

The 1-meter guarded hot-plate apparatus measures thermal conductivity of building insulation. This facility provides for absolute measurement of … more

Software
VCCTL Software

(Return to Cement Hydration and Degradation Modeling Software) The Virtual Cement and Concrete Testing Laboratory (VCCTL) software provides a … more

Stokes Three-Dimensional Permeability Solver

(Return to Cement Hydration and Degradation Modeling Software) A set of C and Fortran computer programs have been developed for computing the … more

CEMHYD3D Software

(Return to Cement Hydration and Degradation Modeling Software) Version 1.0 of CEMHYD3D included three computer programs (statsimp.c, corrcalc.c, … more

Virtual Rapid Chloride Permeability Test

(Return to Cement Hydration and Degradation Modeling Software) The purpose of this form is to estimate the results of a rapid chloride … more

Estimation of Pore Solution Conductivity

(Return to Cement Hydration and Degradation Modeling Software) The purpose of this form is to provide an estimate of the electrical conductivity … more

Concrete Electrical Conductivity Test

(Return to Cement Hydration and Degradation Modeling Software) The purpose of this form is to compute the results of a bulk electrical … more

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