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Coupled Effects of Heat and Moisture of Early-Age Concrete

Yang Wang1, Hanxi Wang2,*, Linwei Yang1, Li Qian1

1 School of Urban Construction and Transportation, Hefei University, Hefei, 230601, China
2 School of Electronic Science and Applied Physics, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, 230601, China

* Corresponding Author: Hanxi Wang. Email: email

Fluid Dynamics & Materials Processing 2021, 17(4), 845-857. https://doi.org/10.32604/fdmp.2021.015961

Abstract

In order to analyze the coupled influence of temperature and humidity on early-age concrete (including cement and copper tailings), a mathematical model is introduced on the basis of the Krstulovic-Dabic hydration reaction kinetic equations. In such a framework, the influence of hydration-released heat and water consumption are also taken into account. The results provided by such a model are verified by means of experiments and related sensor measurements. The research results show that this model can adequately predict the internal temperature and the humidity temporal evolution laws.

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Wang, Y., Wang, H., Yang, L., Qian, L. (2021). Coupled Effects of Heat and Moisture of Early-Age Concrete. FDMP-Fluid Dynamics & Materials Processing, 17(4), 845–857.



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