The first English-language book which reviews and summarizes worldwide research advances in alkali-activated cements and concrete. Essential topics include:
This respected team of authors has produced an important piece of research that will be of great interest to professionals and academics alike, enabling the production of more durable and environmentally sensitive materials.
[The authors] summarize the history and current science and engineering applications in a textbook for advanced courses in civil engineering materials.
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Introduction 1. Alkaline Activators 2. Cementing Components 3. Hydration and Microstructure of Alkali-Activated Slag Cement 4. Properties of Alkali-Activated Slag Cement Pastes and Mortars (Under Both Atmospheric Pressure and Autoclave Conditions) 5. Properties of Alkali-Activated Slag Cement Concrete 6. Durability of Alkali-Activated Slag Cement and Concrete 7. Mix Design of Alkali-Activated Slag Cement Concrete 8. Alkali-Activated Portland Cement Based Blended Cement 9. Alkali-Activated Lime-Pozzolan Cement 10. Other Alkali-Activated Cementitious Systems 11. Applications of Alkali-Activated Cement And Concrete 12. Standards and Specifications