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11. Identifying improved standardized tests for measuring cement particle size and surface area
Published: 1/14/2013
Authors: Chiara F Ferraris, Edward Joseph Garboczi
Abstract: The Blaine fineness (Blaine) of a cement powder is a single parameter that is meant to characterize the specific surface area of a cement, and is assumed to be linked to physical and mechanical properties such as strength, setting time, and rheology. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911893

12. Certification of SRM 2492: Bingham Paste Mixture for Rheological Measurements
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 260-174Rev. 2012
Published: 6/7/2012
Authors: Chiara F Ferraris, Paul E Stutzman, William F Guthrie
Abstract: Rheological measurements are often performed using a rotational rheometer. In this type of rheometer, the tested fluid is sheared between two surfaces, one of which is rotating [1]. Usually, the angular velocity is imposed and the response of the mat ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911268

13. Concrete rheometers
Published: 5/1/2012
Authors: Chiara F Ferraris, Nicos Martys
Abstract: The scope of this chapter is to introduce the current technology for measuring the rheological properties of concrete. The need to evaluate or assess the flow properties of concrete has resulted in the invention or design and standardization of hundr ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907955

14. Influence of Particle Size Distributions on Yield Stress and Viscosity of Cement-Fly Ash Pastes
Published: 2/1/2012
Authors: Dale P Bentz, Chiara F Ferraris, Michael A Galler, John Guynn, Andrew Hansen
Abstract: The rheological properties of blended cement-based materials depend strongly on mixture proportions and the characteristics of the components, such as cement and fly ash. In this study, design of experiments is used to investigate the influence of t ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906927

15. Measurement Science Roadmap for Workability of Cementitious Materials: Workshop Summary Report
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1704
Published: 8/15/2011
Authors: Chiara F Ferraris, Nicos Martys
Abstract: This report summarizes the results of the workshop ,Measurement Science Roadmap for Workability of Cementitious MaterialsŠ held on March 18, 2011 in Gaithersburg Maryland and sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology with collab ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908815

16. NESCC Concrete Task Group (CTG) -Concrete Codes and Standards for Nuclear Power Plants - Recommendations for Future Development
Published: 7/29/2011
Author: Chiara F Ferraris
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908669

17. Rheological Characterization of Flow Table Reference Material
Published: 4/29/2011
Authors: Chiara F Ferraris, Haleh Azari
Abstract: The flow table is a standardized test that is widely used to qualify a mortar to be tested for compressive strength and air content. It is also the only standard test to quantify a mortar workability property. Therefore, the calibration of this dev ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906848

18. Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology
Published: 3/15/2011
Authors: Joseph J Kopanski, Richard L Steiner, Lisa Jean Fronczek, Christopher C White, Chiara F Ferraris
Abstract: We recruit students from underrepresented groups and at Colleges and Universities with limited on-campus opportunities for research experience. We strive to provide the highest quality and challenging undergraduate research experience by involving st ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908434

19. Optimization of Particle Sizes in High Volume Fly Ash Blended Cements
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Published: 2/2/2011
Authors: Dale P Bentz, Chiara F Ferraris, James J Filliben
Abstract: One major objective of the sustainable construction movement is to decrease the energy and carbon dioxide footprints of concrete. Since the production of portland cement is a major contributor in both of these areas, concretes with increasing quanti ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907691

20. New approach to calibrate the mortar flow table
Published: 1/27/2011
Authors: Chiara F Ferraris, Haleh Azari
Abstract: The flow table is a standardized test that is widely used to qualify a mortar to be tested for compressive strength and air content. It is also the only standard test to quantify a mortar workability property. Therefore, the calibration of this devic ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906265



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