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11. Rheological Characterization of Flow Table Reference Material
Topic: Building Materials
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

12. The Role of Service Life Prediction In Sustainability Determinations
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 2/14/2011
Authors: Christopher C White, Kar Tean Tan, Donald Lee Hunston
Abstract: Sustainability calculations are based on assumptions about the energy required to produce, transport place in-service items. A critical component of these calculations is the expected service life of the material, component or system. Estimates of t ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907521

13. PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENTS INSIGHTS ON THE USE OF CEMENTS IN WASTE MANAGEMENT
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 11/7/2010
Authors: David W. Esh, Jacob Philip, Kenneth Alan Snyder
Abstract: The use of cementitious materials has been proposed in a variety of waste management systems because these materials can have a variety of desirable performance characteristics: hydraulic isolation, chemical isolation, structural stability. Cementit ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906913

14. AN ADHESION TEST METHOD FOR SPRAY-APPLIED FIRE-RESISTIVE MATERIALS
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 6/21/2010
Authors: Kar Tean Tan, Christopher C White, Donald Lee Hunston
Abstract: Adhesion of spray-applied fire-resistive materials (SFRMs) to steel structures is critical in enabling the capacity of a building to remain functional for a specific length of time during a fire for life safety and fire department assess. Empirical t ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903304

15. Roles of Adhesive and Interfacial Properties on Humidity-induced Failure
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 2/21/2010
Authors: Kar Tean Tan, Christopher C White, Donald Lee Hunston, Kristen L Steffens, Hatlee Timothy, Kristen Hamilton, Vogt D Bryan
Abstract: Adhesion loss due to moisture is a fundamental problem in a large diversity of industries ranging from microelectronics and automotive to aerospace. This study investigates the durability of model adhesive joints consisting of a homologous series of ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904700

16. Measurement of yield stress for concentrated suspensions using a plate device
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 1/1/2010
Authors: Min-Hong Zhang, Chiara F Ferraris, Huaning Zhu, Vincent Picandet, Max A Peltz, Paul E Stutzman, Daniel De Kee
Abstract: Slump has often been correlated with the yield stress of concrete as defined by the Bingham model. The discussion is still open as to what the yield stress value actually is and how to measure the yield stress of a suspension in general and for a cem ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861568

17. HYDRATED PHASES IN BLENDED CEMENTITIOUS SYSTEMS FOR NUCLEAR INFRASTRUCTURE
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 10/15/2009
Authors: Kenneth Alan Snyder, Paul E Stutzman, Jacob Philip, David W. Esh
Abstract: The hydration products of varying proportions of portland cement, fly ash, ground granulated blast furnace slag, and silica fume in blended systems were identified and quantified. The proportion of portland cement varied from 100 % down to 10 %. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902278

18. Mapping Heterogeneity in NanoTiO2/Polymer Coatings Using Confocal Microscopy and Depth Sensing Indentation
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 10/14/2009
Author: Li Piin Sung
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to develop relevant metrology to measure the appropriate structure-property relationship at a proper length scale to understand the interplay between nanoparticle and polymeric matrix. In this paper, we present the prelim ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904088

19. Virtual Cement and Concrete Testing Laboratory for Quality Testing and Sustainability of Concrete
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 10/1/2009
Authors: Jeffrey W Bullard, Paul E Stutzman, Luis M. Ordonez-Belloc, Edward Joseph Garboczi, Dale P Bentz
Abstract: The NIST-Industry Virtual Cement and Concrete Testing Laboratory (VCCTL) Consortium has developed an integrated software package for performing simulations of a number of engineering test measurements, including isothermal calorimetry, adiabatic ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=901382

20. Measuring Photocatalytic Response of Metal Oxide Fillers in Polymeric Films Using Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 3/18/2009
Authors: Stephanie S Watson, I-Hsiang Tseng
Abstract: Metal oxide fillers, such as titanium dioxide (TiO2), are heavily utilized in polymeric coatings and plastics for opacification, pigmentation, and mechanical enhancement. It is well known that the photoreactivity of TiO2 can contribute to the degrada ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902281



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