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The effectiveness of self-healing agents on the properties of fresh and hardened concrete

Munip, Hairudin and Zahari, Afendi and Mohd Zuki, Shairfah Salwa and Ramzi Hannan, Nurul Izzati Raihan (2018) The effectiveness of self-healing agents on the properties of fresh and hardened concrete. In: Concrete technology: research and applications. Penerbit UTHM, UTHM, pp. 57-69. ISBN 978-967-2110

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The use of self-healing agents in the production of concrete has garnered great interest in the research community worldwide. This is mainly because existing concrete has several limitations in terms of strength, ductility, durability and resistance to cracking. To overcome this problem, bio-concrete is used for self-healing and additional value-added features such as high durability, increased strength and lower water absorption capacity. Concrete structures are very susceptible to cracking and repairs. This makes the maintenance of concrete structures due to cracking difficult and costly. As a possible solution to this problem, this study investigates the introduction of self-healing materials in concrete.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Self-healing; fresh and hardened properties; durability.
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Structural and Material Engineering
Depositing User: Mr Abdul Rahim Mat Radzuan
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2020 03:19
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2020 03:19
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/12642
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