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Diffusivity-Porosity Relation for Cement Paste



Edward J. Garboczi, Dale P. Bentz


The development of a ionic diffusivity-porosity relation for cement paste, soundly based on microstructure, along with future developments in this area, are discussed. The importance of such relations for sulfate attack and other mechanisms of deterioration in concrete, as well as for models of the chloride diffusivity of concrete, are outlined.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of Quebec Sulfate Attack Conference
Conference Dates
October 5-6, 1998
Conference Location
Quebec, CA
Conference Title
Sulfate Attack Conference


Building Technology, cement paste, diffusivity, microstructure, sulfate


Garboczi, E. and Bentz, D. (1999), Diffusivity-Porosity Relation for Cement Paste, Proceedings of Quebec Sulfate Attack Conference, Quebec, CA, [online], (Accessed June 25, 2024)


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Created January 1, 1999, Updated February 19, 2017