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11. 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

12. Measurement Science Roadmap for Workability of Cementitious Materials: Workshop Summary Report
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1704
Topic: Building Materials
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

13. Measuring the Mechanical Properties of Nanocomposites: Potential Complications From the Mullins Effect
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 9/20/2006
Authors: Christopher C White, Donald Lee Hunston
Abstract: Quantification of mechanical properties, such as non-linear viscoelastic behavior, for filled elastomers (model nanocomposites) is complicated by the presence of the Mullins effect. This paper examines the potential complications due to the Mullins ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860650

14. Mechanisms of aging and release from weathered nanocomposites
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 10/31/2014
Authors: Tinh Nguyen, Wendel Wohlleben, Li Piin Sung
Abstract: Polymer nanocomposites are increasingly used in outdoor structures. However, polymers are susceptible to degradation by solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which potentially releases nanofiller during polymer nanocomposites‰ life cycle. Such release ma ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915587

15. Nondestructive Testing (NDT) and Sensor Technology for Service Life Modeling of New and Existing Concrete Structures
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7974
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 12/18/2013
Authors: Kenneth Alan Snyder, Li Piin Sung, Geraldine S Cheok
Abstract: Nondestructive test (NDT) methods and sensor technologies are evaluated in the context of providing input parameters to service life prediction models for reinforced concrete structures. Relevant NDT methods and sensors are identified that are based ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914232

16. 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

17. Performance Criteria For an ASTM XRF Standard Test Method For Chemical Analysis of Hydraulic Cements: Inter-Laboratory Study Cements E and F
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1815
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 12/6/2013
Author: Paul E Stutzman
Abstract: Bulk oxide determinations from a pair of portland cements provides the basis for calculation precision and accuracy values for X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysis for both the fused glass bead and the pressed powder sample preparation. This report is ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914657

18. Reliability-Based Method for Service Life Prediction of Materials
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 9/17/2003
Authors: Christopher C White, Jonathan W. Martin, S F. Weber, L Shultz
Abstract: Standard test methods, such as ASTM C719, evaluate sealant performance though threshold test measurements. This method and its derivatives do not offer reliable predictions of in-service performance. This presentation will detail efforts to move aw ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=860411

19. Research Needs to Advance Concrete Pumping Technology
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1866
Topic: Building Materials
Published: 4/10/2015
Authors: Chiara F Ferraris, Nicos Martys, Myoungsung Choi, Van Bui, Trey Hamilton, Didier Lootens
Abstract: With the increasing use of pumping to place concrete, the development and refinement of the industry practice to ensure successful concrete pumping is becoming an important need for the concrete construction industry. To date, research on concret ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916377

20. 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



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