PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

ADVANCES IN CEMENT AND CONCRETE

July 5 -10, 1998
Banff Centre for Conferences
Banff, Alberta, Canada

Conference Chair:
R.D. Hooton
University of Toronto

Conference Co-Chairs:
M.D.A. Thomas
University of Toronto

Surendra P. Shah
Northwestern University
NSF Center for Science & Technology of Advanced Cement-Based Materials

Engineering Foundation Conferences
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Sunday, July 5, 1998

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Dinner

8:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Introductory Session
Introductory Remarks
D. Hooton, University of Toronto, Conference Chair
R. Fein, Engineering Foundation

Keynote Talk
TBA

Monday, July 6, 1998

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon Session I: HYDRATION
Chair: P.W. Brown

8:30 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. Recent Developments in Mechanisms of Hydration
Ellis Gartner
Lafarge, FRANCE

9:10 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. The Microstructure and Composition of Hardened Cement Paste
Ian Richardson
University of Leeds, UNITED KINGDOM

9:50 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Coffee Break

10:20 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. The Theory of Gel Structures
George W. Scherer
Princeton University, USA

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Interaction between Cement and Chemical Admixture from the Standpoint of Cement Hydration and Paste Rheology
Shunsuke Hanehara and Kazuo Yamada
Chichibu Onoda Cement Corporation, JAPAN

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon A New Structural Model for C-S-H
Michael W. Grutzeck
Pennsylvania State University, USA

12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Ad hoc session/ free time

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Dinner

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Session II: FRACTURE AND FIBER REINFORCED CONCRETE
Chair: D. Darwin

7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Concrete Fracture: It's Not Always Intuitive
David Darwin, Rozalija Kozul, Shuguang Luan, C. Shawn Barham
University of Kansas, USA

7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Prediction of Fracture Process in Cement-Based Materials under Compressive Loads
Sokhwan Choi (1) and Surendra P. Shah (2)
(1) Seoul National University, KOREA
(2) Northwestern University, USA

8:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Coffee Break

8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Fracture Toughness of Fiber Reinforced Concrete: Issues in Testing and Application
V.S. Gopalaratnam
University of Missouri - Columbia, USA

9:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Multiple Fracture in Fiber Reinforced Composites
Yixin Shao (1) and Surendra P. Shah (2)
(1) McGill University, CANADA
(2) Northwestern University, USA

9:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Relationship between Fracture and Sonic Attenuation in Concrete
N. Hearn and S. Elias
University of Toronto, CANADA

10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Social Hour

Tuesday, July 7, 1998

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon Session III: MICROSTRUCTURE
Chair: S. Diamond

8:30 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. The Pore Structure of Concrete Revisited
S. Diamond
Purdue University, USA

9:10 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. Analogous Behavior of Calcium Phosphates to Calcium Silicates with Regard to Hydration Kinetics and Microstructural Development
Paul W. Brown
Pennsylvania State University, USA

9:50 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Coffee Break

10:20 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Solvent Replacement in Microporous Systems: Length Change Anomalies
J.J. Beaudoin, H.R. Myers, R.E. Myers, and B.T. Tamboue
National Research Council, CANADA

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Microstructural Observations on Cement and Concrete
R.J. Lee
R.J. Lee Corp., USA

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon The Microstructure and Leaching Characteristics of Fly Ash Based Activated Binders
J.G.S. Van Jaarsveld and J.S.J. Van Deventer
The University of Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Ad hoc session/ free time

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Dinner

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Session IV: HIGH PERFORMANCE CONCRETE
Chair: J.J. Beaudoin

7:00 p.m. - 7:40 p.m. Durability Issues Related to High Performance Cement Systems: A Review
J.J. Beaudoin
National Research Council, CANADA

7:40 p.m. - 8:05 p.m. Space System for Simulation of Aggregated Matter - Application to Cementitious Materials
M. Stroeven and P. Stroeven
Delft University of Technology, THE NETHERLANDS

8:05 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Achieving High Durability Performance for Concrete Exposed to Chlorides: Experience with Multi-Blends of Binders
M.R. Jones, R.K. Dhir and B.J. Magee
University of Dundee, SCOTLAND

8:30 p.m. - 8:55 p.m. Coffee Break

8:55 p.m. - 9:20 p.m. Properties of Self-Levelling Concrete
J. Ambroise, Sébastien Rols and Jean Pera
Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon, FRANCE

9:20 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. High Performance Concretes from Calcium Aluminate Cements
K. Scrivener
Lafarge Coppee Recherche, FRANCE

10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Social Hour

Wednesday, July 8, 1998

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon Session V: TRANSPORT PROCESSES
Chair: C. Andrade

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Tools for an Early Evaluation of the Potential Durability of Concrete
Prof. Dr. Ing. J. Kropp
Hochschule Bremen, GERMANY

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Equilibrium and Transfer Moisture Properties of Ordinary and High-Performance Materials - Application to the Modelling of Drying Shrinkage
V. Baroghel-Bouny (1), T. Lassabatere (2), and O. Coussy (1)
(1) Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chaussées, FRANCE
(2) Centre d'Essais Atomique, FRANCE

9:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. Relationship between the Chloride Penetration Resistance of Concrete and the Rapid Chloride Permeability Test
P.F. McGrath (1) and R.D. Hooton (2)
(1) James Neill & Associates Ltd., CANADA
(2) University of Toronto

9:50 a.m. - 10:10 a.m. Importance of the Interfacial Transition Zone on the Chloride Conductivity of Concrete
Sanjay S. Jaiswal1, Jeff Picka2, Takeru Igusa1, Alan Karr2, and Surendra Shah1
1Northwestern University, USA
2National Institute of Statistical Science, USA

10:10 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Coffee Break

10:40 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Relative Humidity in the Interior of Concrete Exposed to Natural Weathering
C. Andrade, J. Sarria and C. Alonso
Institute of Construction Science "Eduardo Torroja", SPAIN

11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Determination of Diffusivity of Chloride in Cementitious Materials Using Nernst-Einstein Equation
Xinying Lu, Cuiling Li, and Haixia Zhang
Tsinghua University, P.R. CHINA

11:20 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Water and Chloride Permeability of Microcracked Concrete
Corina Aldea1, Sanjay Jaiswal (1), Bruce Ankenman (1), Jeff Picka (2), Takeru Igusa1, Surendra P. Shah (1), and Alan Karr (2)
(1) Northwestern University, USA
(2) National Institute of Statistical Science, USA

11:40 a.m. - 12:00 noon Influence of Moisture and Ion Movements Caused by Humidity and Temperature Fluctuations on Concrete Durability
R.L. Day and M. Swic
University of Calgary, CANADA

12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Ad hoc session/ free time

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Dinner

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Session VI: SERVICE LIFE MODELLING
Chair: J. Marchand

7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Modelling the Evolution of the Engineering Properties of Cement- Based Materials upon Chemical Degradation
J. Marchand1, G. Pijaudier-Cabot (2), É. Samson1, Y. Maltais (2) and J.J. Beaudoin (3)
(1) Laval University, CANADA
(2) Simco Technologies Inc., CANADA
(3) National Research Council, CANADA

7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Chemo-Plasticity for Concrete: A First Review of Evidence
F.-J. Ulm (1), O. Coussy (1) and Ch. Hellmich (2)
(1) Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chaussées, FRANCE
(2) Technical University of Vienna, AUSTRIA

8:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Coffee Break

8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Computational Scheme for Life-Span Simulation of RC Structural Serviceability and Safety
Koichi Maekawa, Tetsuya Ishida, and Rajesh P. Chaube
University of Tokyo, JAPAN

9:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Modelling Chloride Ingress in Concrete: Influencing Factors
M.D.A. Thomas and R.D. Hooton
University of Toronto, CANADA

9:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Characterization of Concrete Deterioration Related to Heat and Mass Transfer
Bjorn Johannesson
Lund Institute of Technology, SWEDEN

10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Social Hour

Thursday, July 9, 1998

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon Session VII: ALKALI-SILICA REACTION
Chair: M.D.A. Thomas

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Structures and Composition of Alkali-Silica Gels
D. Stokes (1), and P.W. Brown (2)
(1) FMC Corp, USA
(2) Pennsylvania State University, USA

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. How To Make Concrete That Will Not Suffer Deleterious Alkali- Silica Reaction
B. Mather
Waterways Experiment Station, USA

9:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. Preventive Measures (Binary and Ternary Systems)
Stephen Lane
Virginia Transportation Research Council, USA

9:50 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Coffee Break

10:20 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Reactions Between Dolomite and Cement Paste and Deterioration of Concrete
E.F. Duke1, M.R. Hansen (1) and D.P. Johnston (2)
(1) South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, USA
(2) South Dakota Department of Transportation, USA

10:40 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Evaluating Residual ASR: Recycling ASR Pavement as Aggregate
D.L. Gress
University of New Hampshire, USA

11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Unique Response of LiNO3 as an ASR Preventive Admixture
S. Diamond
Purdue University, USA

11:20 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. Chloride Salts: Induced ASR and Its Control
David Stokes, Hugh Wang and Claudio Manissero
FMC Corp., USA

11:40 a.m. - 12:00 noon Alkali-Silica Reaction and Silica Fume: 20 Years of Experience
Gisli Gudmundsson
Icelandic Building Research Institute, ICELAND

12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Ad hoc session/ free time

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. POSTER SESSION
Session Chair: S.P. Shah

1. Assessment of Packing Characteristics by Computer Simulation
P. Stroeven and M. Stroeven
Delft University of Technology, THE NETHERLANDS

2. High Performance Concrete for Highway Pavement and Bridge Deck Repairs
John J. Schemmel(1) and Bruce Russell (2)
(1) University of Arkansas, USA
(2) University of Oklahoma, USA

3. Development of Simplified Mix Design Method for Concrete with Ternary Binder Combinations
M.R. Jones, R.K. Dhir, and B.J. Magee
University of Dundee, SCOTLAND

4. Field Performance of Concrete Admixtures
Brenda Flottmeyer, Michelle L. Nielsen and M.R. Hansen
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, USA

5. Using Statistical Methods to Study Admixture Compatibility
Brenda Flottmeyer, Michelle L. Nielsen and M.R. Hansen
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, USA

6. Engineering Properties and Performance of Concretes Containing a Shrinkage Reducing Admixture
John J. Schemmel and James C. Ray
University of Arkansas, USA

7. The Stabilization of Jarosite in Cementitious Materials
J.S.J. Van Deventer (1), R.L. van Zyl (2), L. Lorenzen (2) and J.G.S. Van Jaarsveld (1)
(1) The University of Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
(2) University of Stellenbosch, SOUTH AFRICA

8. High-Strength Lightweight Fly Ash Concrete
Y. Matsufuji, M. Nakatake and H. Afshin
Kyushu University, JAPAN

9. Cement and Its Influence on the Consistency of Oil Well Cement Slurry Performance
Characteristics
Karen Luke
Canadian Fracmaster Ltd., CANADA

10. Transformation of Paper Sludge into Reactive Pozzolan
Jean Pera and Jean Ambroise
Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon, FRANCE

11. Enhancement of Cemented Waste Forms by Supercritical CO2 Carbonation of Standard and Modified Portland Cements
James B. Rubin, James W. Carey, William K. Hollis, and Craig M.V. Taylor
Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

12. The Influence of Supercritical CO2 Carbonation on the Leachability and Structure of Cemented Radioactive Waste-Forms
T. Hartmann, J.B. Rubin, M. Fitzsimmons, and K.E. Sickafus
Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

13. Concrete Rheometry
Xihuang Ji1, Leslie J. Struble (1) and Richard Szecsy (2)
(1) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne, USA
(2) Pioneer Concrete of Texas, Inc., USA

14. Synthesis of CSH-Polymer Composites
Hiroyoshi Matsuyama and J. Francis Young
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne, USA

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Banquet

Friday, July 10, 1998

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Session VIII: EXTERNAL/INTERNAL SULFATE ATTACK
Chair: K. Scrivener

8:30 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Crystallization Pressure from Salts in Small Pores
George W. Scherer
Princeton University, USA

9:05 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. Distribution of Sulfate between Phases in Portland Cement Clinkers
H.F.W. Taylor
Consultant, UNITED KINGDOM

9:40 a.m. - 10:05 a.m. Thaumasite Formation in Limestone-Filled Cements
S.A. Hartshorn, J.H. Sharp, and R.N. Swamy
The University of Sheffield, UNITED KINGDOM

10:05 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Evaluation of Test Methods to Measure Heat-Cured, Internal Sulphate Attack Potential
Valerie Michaud and R. Suderman
Lafarge Canada Inc., CANADA

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Closing Remarks

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch & Adjournment

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