A multiscale method to analyze the deterioration due to alkali silica reaction considering the effects of temperature and relative humidity
Computational Methods for Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering V - A Conference Celebrating the 60th Birthday of Eugenio Onate, COUPLED PROBLEMS 2013
International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering
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This work presents a three-dimensional multiscale framework to investigate the deterioration resulting from alkali silica reaction (ASR) in the concrete. In this contribution, 3D micro-CT scan of hardened cement paste (HCP) and aggregates with a random distribution embedded in a homogenized cement paste matrix represent the microscale and mesoscale of the concrete respectively. A 3D hydro-chemo-thermo-mechanical model based on staggered method is developed at the mesoscale of the concrete, yet taking into account the deterioration at the microscale due to ASR.
KeywordsAlkali silica reaction
Effects of temperature
Hardened cement paste
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