By Wieslaw Kurdowski

This monograph describes cement clinker formation. It covers multicomponent structures, clinker section buildings and their reactions with water, hydrate composition and constitution, in addition to their actual homes. The mineral additions to cement are defined as are their effect on cement-paste houses. certain cements also are mentioned. The microstructure of concrete is then awarded, and certain emphasis is given to the position of the interfacial transition area, and the corrosion procedures within the mild of cement-phase composition, mineral additions and w/c ratio. The admixtures' position in smooth concrete expertise is defined with an emphasis on superplasticizer chemistry and its cement-paste rheological amendment mechanism. Cement with peculiar houses, akin to calcium aluminate, white, low power and expansive cements are characterised. The final a part of the e-book is dedicated to important kinds of concrete similar to self compacting and to reactive powders.

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Cement and Concrete Chemistry

This monograph describes cement clinker formation. It covers multicomponent platforms, clinker section buildings and their reactions with water, hydrate composition and constitution, in addition to their actual homes. The mineral additions to cement are defined as are their impression on cement-paste homes.

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Analiza przebiegu efektów cieplnych w kalorymetrach nieizotermicznych i nieadiabatycznych. PWN, Warszawa (1966). (in Polish: The analysis of heat evolution in non–isothermic, non–adiabatic calorimeter) 40. : Manuel du Laboratoire d’Essais des Ciments, Mortiers, Bétons. Eyrolles, Paris (1969) 41. : Instrum. Pract. 16, 45 (1962) 42. : Cem. Concr. Res. 12, 549 (1982) 43. : Annales de ITBTP. 1 Portland Cement Clinker Burning The main goal of the clinkering process is to produce the material of designed phase composition, which is called Portland cement clinker.

26 2 Portland Cement Clinker Fig. 6 The layer of C2S on quartz grain. (After [10]) Fig. 7 The Komatsu’s model of reaction in the solid state A A B rB rA product The kinetic models of Jander and Ginstling were developed by Komatsu [11]. 7). The fundamental role in the reaction has the number of these contacts, thus the fineness of the mixture. If the number of contacts is constant in time, the formula derived by Komatsu is reduced to Jander’s equation, in which, however, the k constant is the function not only of the temperature but also the ratio of grains sizes rA and rB of both components as well as the content ratio of these components in the mixture.

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