Meetings & Events

fall 1996 logo1996 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 2 - 6, 1996 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 Werner Lutze, Karen Maex, Karl Sieradzki




Symposium H—Low-Dielectric Constant Materials

Chairs

Fredrik Glasser, University of Aberdeen
Della Roy, Pennsylvania State Univ
Surendra Shah, Northwestern Univ

Symposium Support

  • Chichibu Onoda Cement Co., Ltd.
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Portland Cement Association

* Invited paper

SESSION HH1: INFLUENCE OF MICROSTRUCTURE AND ITS DEVELOPMENT
Chair: Fredrik Paul Glasser
Monday Afternoon, December 2, 1996
St. George C/D (W)
1:30 PM HH1.1
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DIFFERENT SILICA FUME ADDITIVES AND THE FINE SCALE MICROSTRUCTURAL EVOLUTION IN CEMENT-BASED MATERIALS, Andrew J. Allen, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD; Richard A. Livingston, Federal Highway Administration, McLean, VA.

1:45 PM HH1.2
DRYING SHRINKAGE OF CEMENT PASTES CONTAINING SILICA FUME, Ai Hua, J. Francis Young, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of MS&E, Urbana, IL; Will Hansen, Univ of Michigan, Dept of Civil Engr, Ann Arbor, MI.

2:00 PM HH1.3
NATURE OF THE MESOSTRUCTURE OF CALCIUM, Dwight D. Viehland, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of Materials Science, Urbana, IL; Z. Xu, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of MS&E, Urbana, IL.

2:15 PM HH1.4
INFLUENCE OF MICROSTRUCTURAL CHANGE UNDER STRESS ON THE STRENGTH RELATED PROPERTIES OF HARDENED CEMENT PASTE AND MORTAR, Hiroshi Uchikawa, Chichibu Onoda Cement Corp, Central Research Lab, Chiba, JAPAN; Shunsuke Hanehara, Hiroshi Hirao, Chichibu Onoda Cement Corp, Dr. Uchikawa's Lab, Chiba, JAPAN.

2:30 PM BREAK

3:00 PM HH1.5
MAPPING MICROSTRUCTURAL STRAINS IN CEMENT PASTES AND MORTARS, Christopher M. Neubauer, Northwestern Univ, Dept of Materials Science, Evanston, IL; Hamlin M. Jennings, Northwestern Univ, Dept of Matls Science & Civil Engr, Evanston, IL.

3:15 PM HH1.6
HEAT-TREATMENT INDUCED STRENGTH ENHANCEMENT AND MICROSTRUCTURAL IMPROVEMENTS OF REACTIVE POWDER CONCRETE, Marcel Cheyrezy, Bouygues Co, Dept of Scientific, St Quentin Yvelines, FRANCE.

3:30 PM HH1.7
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MICROSTRUCTURE AND DURABILITY OF HIGH-STRENGTH MORTARS, F. Lange, H. Mortel, Univ Erlangen-Nurnberg, Inst of Materials Science, Erlangen, GERMANY; V. Rudert, Wilhelm Dyckerhoff Inst, Wiesbaden, GERMANY.

3:45 PM HH1.8
SIMULATION OF THE EFFECT OF GEOMETRICAL CHANGES OF THE MICROSTRUCTURE ON THE DEFORMATIONAL BEHAVIOUR OF HARDENING CONCRETE, Sander J. Lokhorst, Delft Univ of Technology, Stevin Lab, Delft, NETHERLANDS; Klaas van Breugel, Delft Univ of Technology, Delft, NETHERLANDS.

HH1.18
PHYSICO-CHEMICAL TRANSFORMATIONS OF SULPHATED COMPOUNDS DURING LEACHING OF HIGHLY SULPHATED CEMENTED WASTES, Patrick Lovera, CEA, DCC/DESD/SESD, Fontenay aux Roses, FRANCE; Patrick Le Bescop, CEA Saclay, DCC/DESD/SESD, Gif sur Yvette, FRANCE; Frederic Adenot, CEA Saclay, DCC/DESD/SESD/SEM, Gif-sur-Yvette, FRANCE.

HH1.17
STUDY ON MECHANISM OF ALTERING SETTING OF PORTLAND CEMENT BY ADDITION OF SUCROSE, Peiming Wang, Jianguo Wu, Tongji Univ, Dept of Matls & Engr, Shanghai, CHINA.

HH1.9
SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES OF MICROSTRUCTURE AND MACRO PROPERTIES BETWEEN PORTLAND AND BLENDED CEMENT, Weimin X. Jiang, M. R. Silsbee, Della M. Roy, Pennsylvania State Univ, Materials Research Lab, University Park, PA.

HH1.13
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CONCRETE MICROSTRUCTURE AND CONCRETE'S ABILITY TO RESIST CHLORIDE PENETRATION, Harovel G. Wheat, Univ of Texas-Austin, Dept of Mech Engr, Austin, TX; M. L. Sennour, Consulting Engineers Group, San Antonio, TX; R. L. Carrasquillo, Univ of Texas-Austin, Dept of Civil Engr, Austin, TX.

HH1.11
INFLUENCE OF CARBOXYLATION AND SURFACTANTS OF LATEX ON MICROSTRUCTURE AND DIFFUSION CHARACTERISTICS OF POLYMER MODIFIED CEMENT, Shunjie Zeng, Neil Short, C. L. Page, Aston Univ, Dept of Civil Engr, Birmingham, UNITED KINGDOM.

HH1.16
DEVELOPMENT OF A POZZOLANIC COLOURING PIGMENT FROM RED MUD, Jean Pera, Jean Ambroise, Rachid Boumaza, INSA de Lyon, URGC MATERIAUX, Villeurbanne, FRANCE.

HH1.15
DURABILITY OF SHREDDED RUBBER IN HIGHLY ALKALINE ENVIRONMENTS, Hai Huynh, Dharmaraj Raghavan, Howard Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Washington, DC.

HH1.14
RAPID EVALUATION OF POZZOLANIC REACTIVITY IN COAL FLY ASHES BY A WET CHEMICAL METHOD, P. Arjunan, M. R. Silsbee, Della M. Roy, Pennsylvania State Univ, Materials Research Lab, University Park, PA.

HH1.12
NUMERICAL MODELLING OF AUTOGENOUS SHRINKAGE OF HARDENING CEMENT PASTE, Eddie A.B. Koenders, Delft Univ of Technology, Stevin Lab, Delft, NETHERLANDS; Klaas van Breugel, Delft Univ of Technology, Delft, NETHERLANDS.

HH1.10
DENSE PACKING OF CEMENT PASTES AND RESULTING CONSEQUENCES ON MORTAR PROPERTIES, F. Lange, H. Mortel, Univ Erlangen-Nurnberg, Inst of Materials Science, Erlangen, GERMANY; V. Rudert, Wilhelm Dyckerhoff Inst, Wiesbaden, GERMANY.

SESSION HH2/II17: POSTER SESSION: CEMENTS IN RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT
Monday Evening, December 2, 1996
8:00 P.M.
American Ballroom (W)
HH2.1/II17.1
PERFORMANCE TESTING OF CEMENTS, Fredrik Paul Glasser, Univ of Aberdeen, Dept of Chemistry, Aberdeen, UNITED KINGDOM.

HH2.2/II17.2
SORPTION PROCESSES FOR tex2html_wrap_inline299 AND UO tex2html_wrap_inline301 IONS ONTO ZIRCONIUM AND THORIUM PHOSPHATE SURFACES: THERMODYNAMICAL AND STRUCTURAL ASPECTS, Eric Simoni, Univ de Paris VI, IPN, Orsay, FRANCE.

HH2.3/II17.3
DESIGN OF A NOVEL SYSTEM ALLOWING THE SELECTION OF AN ADEQUATE BINDER FOR SOLIDIFICATION/STABILIZATION OF WASTES, Jean Pera, Genevieve Thevenin, Michel Chabannet, INSA de Lyon, URGC MATERIAUX, Villeurbanne, FRANCE.

HH2.4/II17.4
STUDY OF DEGRADATION MECHANISMS OF PORTLAND AND BLENDED CEMENT PASTES BY A SOLUTION OF WATER AT pH 8.5 CONTAINING CHLORIDES, Eliane Revertegat, CEA, Centre D'Etudes De Cadarache, Saint Paul, FRANCE; Frederic Adenot, CEA Saclay, DCC/DESD/SESD/SEM, Gif-sur-Yvette, FRANCE; Lochana Wu, CEA, DESD/SESD/SEM, Gif Sur Yvette, FRANCE.

HH2.5/II17.5
MONTE CARLO SIMULATION OF RADIOACTIVE CONTAMINANT TRANSPORT IN FRACTURED GEOLOGIC MEDIA: DISORDER AND LONG-RANGE CORRELATIONS, Sumit Mukhopadhyay, John H. Cushman, Purdue Univ, West Lafayette, IN.

HH2.6/II17.6
INFLUENCE OF THE DEGRADED SURFACE LAYER IN THE LONG-TERM BEHAVIOR OF CEMENT PASTES, Pascal Faucon, CEA Saclay, DSM/DRECAM/SPEC, Gif-sur-Yvette, FRANCE; Frederic Adenot, CEA Saclay, DCC/DESD/SESD/SEM, Gif-sur-Yvette, FRANCE; Jacques F. Jacquinot, CEA Saclay, DSM/DRECAM/SPEC, Gif sur Yvette, FRANCE; Michel Jorda, ANDRA, Chatenay-Malabry, FRANCE.

HH2.7/II17.7
PCT LEACH TESTS OF HOT ISOSTATICALLY PRESSED (HlPed) ZEOLITIC CONCRETES, Darryl D. Siemer, Lockheed Idaho Technologies Co, Idaho Falls, ID; Della M. Roy, Barry E. Scheetz, Pennsylvania State Univ, Materials Research Lab, University Park, PA.

SESSION HH3: PERMEABILITY AND TRANSPORT PROPERTIES
Chair: Hiroshi Uchikawa
Tuesday Morning, December 3, 1996
St. George C/D (W)
9:00 AM HH3.1
NONLINEAR TRANSIENT PHENOMENA IN POROUS MEDIA WITH SPECIAL REGARD TO CONCRETE, Bjorn Johannesson, Lund Univ, Building Materials Div, Lund, SWEDEN.

9:15 AM HH3.2
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PERMEABILITY AND MICROSTRUCTURE IN HIGH PERFORMANCE CONCRETES AT ELEVATED TEMPERATURE, Mariana Tsimbrovskaia, Pierre Kalifa, Daniel Quenard, CSTB , Saint-Martin-d'Heres, FRANCE.

9:30 AM HH3.3
THE USE OF Hg-POROSITY (MIP) OR THE HELIUM POROSITY TO PREDICT THE MOISTURE TRANSPORT PROPERTIES OF HARDENED OPC PASTE, Goran Hedenblad, Lund Inst of Technology, Building Materials Div, Lund, SWEDEN.

9:45 AM BREAK

10:15 AM HH3.4
STUDY OF THE DEGREE OF HYDRATION OF CONCRETE BY MEANS OF IMAGE ANALYSIS AND CHEMICALLY BOUND WATER, Michel Mouret, Alain Bascoul, G. Escadeillas, INSA-UPS Genie Civil, LMDC, Toulouse, FRANCE.

10:30 AM HH3.5
USE OF FEEDBACK CONTROLLED SPLITTING TESTS FOR PERMEABILITY STUDY OF CRACKED CONCRETE, Kejin Wang, Daniel C. Jansen, Northwestern Univ, Evanston, IL; Surendra P. Shah, Northwestern Univ, NSF Ctr for Adv Cement-Based Matls, Evanston, IL; Alan F. Karr, National Inst of Statistical Science, Res Triangle Park, NC.

10:45 AM HH3.6
MEASUREMENT OF LITHIUM EFFECTS ON ASR, Shaode Ong, E. Khashoggi Industries, Santa Barbara, CA; Sidney Diamond, Purdue Univ, Dept of Civil Engr, West Lafayette, IN.

11:00 AM HH3.7
SIMULATION OF CONCRETE CHLORINATION, Masi Maurizio, Politecnico di Milano, Dept of Chimica Fisica Applicata, Milano, ITALY.

11:15 AM HH3.8
FREEZE-THAW AND FREEZE-DEICING SALT RESISTANCE OF CONCRETES CONTAINING CEMENTS WITH MINERAL ADMIXTURES, Jochen Stark, Bauhaus-Univ Weimar, F.A. Finger Inst for Bldg Matls Sci, Weimar, GERMANY; Katja Dombrowski, Bauhaus-Univ Weimar, F.A. Finger-Inst f Building Matl Sci, Weimar, GERMANY; Ulrike Knaak, Bauhaus-Univ Weimar, F.A. Finger Inst for Bldg Matls Sci, Weimar, GERMANY.

11:30 AM HH3.9
DURABILITY OF CONCRETE: THE CROSSROAD BETWEEN CHEMISTRY AND MECHANICS, Jean Pierre Bournazel, ENS Cachan, LMT, Cachen, FRANCE; Micheline Moranville, ENS Cachan, Cachan, FRANCE.

11:45 AM HH3.
DISCUSSION.

SESSION HH4: INTERFACIAL/TRANSITION ZONE AND ITS EFFECTS
Chair: Della M. Roy
Tuesday Afternoon, December 3, 1996
St. George C/D (W)
1:30 PM HH4.1
THE ITZ - IS ITS SIGNIFICANCE EXAGGERATED?, Sidney Diamond, Purdue Univ, Dept of Civil Engr, West Lafayette, IN.

1:45 PM HH4.2
EFFECT OF THE INTERFACIAL TRANSITION ZONE ON THE TRANSPORT PROPERTIES OF CONCRETE, Melanie P. Lutz, Univ of California-Berkeley, Dept of Civil Engr, Berkeley, CA; Robert W. Zimmerman, Imperial College, Dept of Earth Resources Engr, London, UNITED KINGDOM; Paulo J.M. Monteiro, Univ of California-Berkeley, Dept of Civil Engr, Berkeley, CA.

2:00 PM HH4.3
DILUTE LIMITS FOR AN AGGREGATE SURROUNDED BY AN ARBITRARY GRADIENT OF ELASTIC, ELASTIC SHRINKAGE, ELECTRICAL, AND THERMAL PROPERTIES, Edward J. Garboczi, NIST, Building Materials Div, Gaithersburg, MD.

2:15 PM HH4.4
AN ANALYTICAL FORMULA FOR INTEFACIAL TRANSITION ZONE VOLUME FOR ARBITRARY AGGREGATE PARTICLE SIZE DISTRIBUTIONS, Edward J. Garboczi, Dale P. Bentz, NIST, Building Materials Div, Gaithersburg, MD.

2:30 PM HH4.5
ASSESSING THE INFLUENCE OF MORTAR-AGGREGATE INTERFACES ON THE DUCTILITY OF CEMENTITIOUS COMPOSITES, Oral Buyukozturk, Brian Hearing, MIT, Dept of Civil & Environmental Engr, Boston, MA.

2:45 PM BREAK

3:15 PM HH4.6
EFFECT OF STRESS RELAXATION, SELF-DESSICATION, AND WATER ABSORPTION ON ALKALI-SILICA REACTION IN LOW WATER CEMENT RATIO MORTARS, Chiara F. Ferraris, James R. Clifton, Frank L. Davis, Edward J. Garboczi, NIST, Building Materials Div, Gaithersburg, MD.

3:30 PM HH4.7
CHARACTERIZATION OF SILICATE COATINGS ON CONCRETE, Judy LaRosa-Thompson, Pennsylvania State Univ, University Park, PA; M. R. Silsbee, Pennsylvania State Univ, Materials Research Lab, University Park, PA; Petra M. Gill, PQ Corp, Valley Forge, PA; Barry E. Scheetz, Pennsylvania State Univ, Materials Research Lab, University Park, PA.

3:45 PM HH4.8
INFLUENCE OF THE GEOLOGICAL ORIGIN OF THE COARSE AGGREGATES ON THE MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF HIGH-STRENGTH CONCRETE, Manouchehr Hassanzadeh, Lund Univ, Building Materials Div, Lund, SWEDEN.

SESSION HH5: POSTER SESSION: NEW METHODOLOGIES AND CHARACTERIZATION OF CEMENTS AND COMPOSITES
Chair: Ellis Gartner
Tuesday Afternoon, December 3, 1996
8:00 P.M.
St. George C/D (W)
HH5.1
IMAGE ANALYSIS AS A MEANS TO CHARACTERIZE THE HYDRATION OF CEMENT PASTE, H. Cros, Michel Mouret, Erick Ringot, Alain Bascoul, INSA-UPS Genie Civil, LMDC, Toulouse, FRANCE.

HH5.2
ELECTRON MICROSCOPY OF INTERSTITIAL PHASES IN CLINKER FOR SULPHATE RESISTING CEMENT, Staffan Hansen, Lund Univ, Inorg. Chem 2, Chem Ctr, Lund, SWEDEN; Angel R. Landa-Canovas, Univ Complutense de Madrid, Dept Quimica Inorganica, Madrid, SPAIN; Elisabeth Sjostedt, Euroc Research AB, Lund, SWEDEN.

HH5.3
FINITE ELEMENT SIMULATIONS OF TOUGHENING IN CEMENT-BASED COMPOSITES, Cheng Yu Li, Vaughn & Melton Consulting Engineers, Asheville, NC; Barzin Mobasher, Arizona State Univ, Dept of Civil & Env Engr, Tempe, AZ.

HH5.4
FRACTURE OF CEMENTS AND THE WAYS OF ITS FORECASTING AND INHIBITION, Vitaly Shpeizman, A.F. Ioffe Phys-Technical Inst, St. Petersburg, RUSSIA.

HH5.5
A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF LATEX, METHYLCELLULOSE AND SILICA FUME ON THE DYNAMIC FLEXURAL MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF CEMENT PASTES, Xuli Fu, SUNY-Buffalo, Composite Materials Research Lab, Buffalo, NY; Deborah D.L. Chung, SUNY-Buffalo, Dept of Mech & Aero Engr, Buffalo, NY.

HH5.6
PROPERTIES OF CEMENTITIOUS MIXTURES MODIFIED BY COPPER SLAG, Raphael Tixier, Arizona State Univ, Dept of Civil & Environmental Engr, Tempe, AZ; Antonio Arino-Moreno, Harding Lawson Associates, Alpha Engineering Group, Phoenix, AZ; Barzin Mobasher, Arizona State Univ, Dept of Civil & Env Engr, Tempe, AZ.

HH5.7
EXPANSION INDUCED CRACKING IN CEMENTITIOUS MATERIALS, Christopher K.Y. Leung, MIT, Dept of Civil & Environmental Engr, Cambridge, MA.

HH5.8
IMPROVING THE BOND STRENGTH BETWEEN CARBON FIBER AND CEMENT BY FIBER SURFACE TREATMENT, Xuli Fu, Weiming Lu, SUNY-Buffalo, Composite Materials Research Lab, Buffalo, NY; Deborah D.L. Chung, SUNY-Buffalo, Dept of Mech & Aero Engr, Buffalo, NY.

HH5.9
OPTIMUM SULFATE IN BLENDED CEMENTS, Sankar Bhattacharja, CTL Inc, Dept of Materials Research & Consulting, Skokie, IL.

HH5.10
DURABILITY OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES FROM EARLY-AGES TO LONG TERM: TOWARDS A SERVICE LIFE PREDICTION, Bruno Gerard, Olivier Didry, Electricite de France, DER-MTCI, Moret sur Loring, FRANCE; Christian Laborderie, ENS Cachan, ENS, Cachan, FRANCE.

HH5.11
EFFECTS OF POLY(VINYL ALCOHOL) ON AGGREGATE-PASTE BOND STRENGTH AND INTERFACIAL TRANSITION ZONE, Jae-Ho Kim, Richard E. Robertson, Univ of Michigan, Dept of MS&E, Ann Arbor, MI.

SESSION HH6: NEW METHODOLOGIES AND CHARACTERIZATION OF CEMENTS AND COMPOSITES
Chair: Ellis Gartner
Wednesday Morning, December 4, 1996
St. George C/D (W)
8:30 AM HH6.1
A PHYSICAL MODEL FOR THE MICROSTRUCTURE OF DIELECTRICALLY AMPLIFIED CEMENT PASTE SYSTEMS, Thomas O. Mason, Northwestern Univ, Dept of Materials Science, Evanston, IL; Steven J. Ford, Jin-Ha Hwang, John D. Shane, Gates W. Moss, Northwestern Univ, Dept of MS&E, Evanston, IL; Hamlin M. Jennings, Northwestern Univ, Dept of Matls Science & Civil Engr, Evanston, IL; Rudy A. Olson, Northwestern Univ, Dept of MS&E, Evanston, IL.

8:45 AM HH6.2
STUDY OF THE STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES OF THE CSH(I) BY MOLECULAR DYNAMICS SIMULATIONS, Pascal Faucon, CEA Saclay, DSM/DRECAM/SPEC, Gif-sur-Yvette, FRANCE; J.-M. Delaye, CEA Saclay, OTA-SRMP, Gif-sur-Yvette, FRANCE; J. Virlet, CEA Saclay, DSM/DRECAM/SCM, Gif sur Yvette, FRANCE; Jacques F. Jacquinot, CEA Saclay, DSM/DRECAM/SPEC, Gif sur Yvette, FRANCE; Frederic Adenot, CEA Saclay, DCC/DESD/SESD/SEM, Gif-sur-Yvette, FRANCE.

SESSION HH7: MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, FRACTURE AND STRENGTH
Chair: Barzin Mobasher
Wednesday Morning, December 4, 1996
St. George C/D (W)
9:15 AM HH7.1
FRACTURE PROCESS IN CEMENT-BASED MATERIALS AND COMPUTER VISION, Surendra P. Shah, Northwestern Univ, NSF Ctr for Adv Cement-Based Matls, Evanston, IL; Sokhwan Choi, Northwestern Univ, NSF Center for ACBM, Evanston, IL.

9:30 AM HH7.2
RELATIONSHIP OF FRACTURE PROCESS ZONE AND MICROSTRUCTURE OF CEMENTITIOUS MATERIALS, Yunping Xi, Drexel Univ, Dept of Civil & Arch Engr, Philadelphia, PA.

9:45 AM HH7.3
DETERMINATION OF THE PRESSURE DEPENDENCE OF THE ELASTIC MODULI OF CONCRETE BY ULTRASONIC TECHNIQUES, Anthony D. Mazzatesta, Johns Hopkins Univ, Dept of MS&E, Baltimore, MD; Eric A. Lindgren, Gaithersburg, MD; Moshe Rosen, Johns Hopkins Univ, Dept of MS&E, Baltimore, MD.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM HH7.4
THE INFLUENCE OF FLY ASH ON CEMENT HYDRATION AND MECHANICAL STRENGTH DEVELOPMENT OF MORTAR, Y. Maltais, Univ of Laval, Research Center, Sainte-Foy, CANADA; Jacques Marchand, Univ of Laval, Dept of Civil Engr, Quebec, CANADA.

10:45 AM HH7.5
MICRO-MEASUREMENTS OF CRACK TIP DEFORMATIONS IN CEMENT PASTE AND MORTAR, Eric N Landis, Univ of Maine, Dept of Civil & Environmental Engr, Orono, ME; Laurence Mott, Univ of Maine, Dept of Forest Management, Orono, ME; Kenneth I Marsh, Univ of Maine, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Orono, ME.

11:00 AM HH7.6
OBTAINING STRAIN LOCALIZATION OF HIGH STRENGTH CONCRETE IN COMPRESSION, Daniel C. Jansen, Northwestern Univ, Evanston, IL; Surendra P. Shah, Northwestern Univ, NSF Ctr for Adv Cement-Based Matls, Evanston, IL; Nicole Gersomke, Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, Inst fur Massivbau, Darmstadt, GERMANY.

11:15 AM HH7.
DISCUSSION.

11:30 AM HH7.7
MODELLING OF THE ELASTIC MODULUS OF FIBRE REINFORCED COMPOSITES IN RELATION WITH THE MICROSTRUCTURE, Jean Pera, Albert Ngolle, INSA de Lyon, URGC MATERIAUX, Villeurbanne, FRANCE.

11:45 AM HH7.8
EVALUATION OF THE INTERFACIAL SHEAR IN A DISCONTINUOUS CARBON FIBER/MORTAR MATRIX, Mingguang Zhu, Robert C. Wetherhold, SUNY-Buffalo, Composite Materials Research Lab, Buffalo, NY; Deborah D.L. Chung, SUNY-Buffalo, Dept of Mech & Aero Engr, Buffalo, NY.

SESSION HH8: FIBER-REINFORCED COMPOSITES
Chair: Surendra P. Shah
Wednesday Afternoon, December 4, 1996
St. George C/D (W)
1:30 PM HH8.1
MICROWAVE PROCESSING OF GLASS-FIBRE REINFORCED COMPOSITES-MODIFICATION OF THE MICROSTRUCTURE, Jean Pera, Jean Ambroise, Madelieine Oriol, INSA de Lyon, URGC MATERIAUX, Villeurbanne, FRANCE.

1:45 PM HH8.2
DISCRETE MODELING OF FIBER REINFORCMENT IN CEMENTITIOUS COMPOSITES, John E Bolander, Univ of California-Davis, Dept of Civil & Environmental Engr, Davis, CA; Shigehiko Saito, Kyushu Univ, Dept of Civil Engr, Fukuoka, JAPAN.

2:00 PM HH8.3
INTERFACIAL MODIFICATIONS OF FIBER REINFORCED CEMENT COMPOSITES, C. M. Huang, C. Y. Yuh, Energy Research Corp, Danbury, CT; D. Zhu, Waltraud M. Kriven, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of MS&E, Urbana, IL.

2:15 PM HH8.4
CEMENT-BASED ANGLE-PLY LAMINATE COMPOSITES, Barzin Mobasher, Arizona State Univ, Dept of Civil & Env Engr, Tempe, AZ; Andrew Pivacek, Garrett J. Haupt, Arizona State Univ, Dept of Civil & Environmental Engr, Tempe, AZ.

2:30 PM BREAK

3:00 PM HH8.5
SUBMICRON CARBON FILAMENT CEMENT-MATRIX COMPOSITES FOR ELECTROMAGNET INTERFERENCE SHIELDING, Xuli Fu, SUNY-Buffalo, Composite Materials Research Lab, Buffalo, NY; Deborah D.L. Chung, SUNY-Buffalo, Dept of Mech & Aero Engr, Buffalo, NY.

3:15 PM HH8.6
ELECTRICAL RESISTIVITY OF CARBON FIBRE REINFORCED CEMENT, Piet Stroeven, Delft Univ of Technology, Stevin Lab, Delft, NETHERLANDS; Yuren Cheng, Zohghe Shui, Northern Jiatong Univ, Beijing, CHINA.

3:30 PM HH8.7
TENSILE TESTING OF FIBER WRAPPED CEMENTITIOUS COMPOSITES , Houssam Toutanji, Univ of Puerto Rico, Dept of Civil Engr, Mayaguez, PR; Tahar El-Korchi, Shuji Tsubota, Worcester Polytechnic Inst, Dept of Civil Engr, Worcester, MA.

3:45 PM HH8.8
MICROFIBER REINFORCEMENT OF EXTRUDED FLY ASH/PORTLAND CEMENT COMPOSITES, Christopher A. Schuh, Asif Ahmed, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of MS&E, Urbana , IL; John M. Bukowski, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Ctr for Cement Composite Materials, Urbana, IL; Gerald P. Wirtz, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of MS&E, Urbana, IL.

4:00 PM HH8.9
PITCH BASED CARBON FIBRE REINFORCED CEMENT COMPOSITES (CFRCC), A. M. Brandt, Polish Academy of Sciences, Inst of Fundamental Technological Res, Warsaw, POLAND; L. Kucharska, Polish Academy of Sciences, Inst of Fundamental Technological Research, Warsaw, POLAND.

4:15 PM HH8.10
ASSESSMENT OF MATERIAL DESIGN CAPABILITIES FOR FIBRE CEMENT COMPOSITES, Piet Stroeven, Delft Univ of Technology, Stevin Lab, Delft, NETHERLANDS; Wei Sun, Donglong Cheng, Northern Jiatong Univ, Beijing, CHINA.

4:30 PM HH8.
DISCUSSION AND CLOSING.