Design of Engineered Cementitious Composite Suitable for Wet-Mixture Shotcreting

Provided by: American Concrete Institute
Topic: Software
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This paper presents the development of a sprayable ECC in the context of material design under the guidance of micromechanical principles and rheological tools. Specifically, this study illustrates how the fresh properties suitable for wet-mixture shotcreting may be realized, while accommodating the strain-hardening requirements imposed by micromechanical tailoring. Results from spray tests show that the fluid properties of predetermined ECC mixture are effectively modified by adopting rheological control parameters.

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