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Title: Chapter 1.4 Performance-Enhanced Cementitious Materials by Cellulose Nanocrystal Additions

Source: In: Production and applications of Cellulose Nanomaterials, Chapter 1.4, TAPPI Press 2013; pp. 135-136.

Author(s)Cao, Yizheng; Weiss, W. Jason; Youngblood, Jeffrey; Moon, Robert; Zavattieri, Pablo

Publication Year: 2013  View PDF »

Category: Book Chapter
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4707-3B

Abstract: In this work, we study the effect of cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) when they are added into cement paste. Our work encompasses a combined mechanical, microstructural, and chemical investigation of various aspects of CNC/cement mixtures. Results show that CNC additions can increase the flexural strength of cements. Current efforts are focused on understanding the mechanism of increased flexural strength in CNC/cement.

Keywords: flexural strength, cement, cellulose nanocrystals

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 2,748 kb(s)

Date posted: 09/13/2013
RITS Product ID: 65231
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Moon, Robert J.
Materials Research Engineer

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