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Fresenius' Journal of Analytical Chemistry

, Volume 349, Issue 1–3, pp 243–245 | Cite as

The microstructure of high-strength mortars and concretes

  • Katrin Rübner
  • Carsten Schmidt
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Abstract

The influence of microsilica on the microstructure and compressive strength of mortars and concretes prepared with different contents of microsilica and plasticizer, several types of cement and water/cement ratios ranging from 0.28 to 0.55 has been studied. The use of an efficient system of cementmicrosilica-plasticizer-water for the production of mortars and concretes leads to a homogenization of the material structure which causes high strength values.

Keywords

Microstructure Physical Chemistry Analytical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Compressive Strength 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katrin Rübner
    • 1
  • Carsten Schmidt
    • 1
  1. 1.Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM)BerlinGermany

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