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Rheology pp 659-664 | Cite as

A Thixotropic Model for Cement Pastes

  • Romano Lapasin
  • Vittorio Longo
  • Sandra Rajgelj

Abstract

Several researches1,9 have indicated the thixotropic behaviour of cement pastes. When subjected to shear, cement pastes undergo a structural breakdown process. Pastes can be defined as partially thixotropic systems since, even if a long rest period follows the shear action, they have no appreciable tendency to build up their structure.

Keywords

Shear Rate Portland Cement Cement Paste Constant Shear Rate Hysteresis Cycle 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Romano Lapasin
    • 1
  • Vittorio Longo
    • 1
  • Sandra Rajgelj
    • 2
  1. 1.Istituto di Chimica Applicata e IndustrialeUniversità di TriesteItalia
  2. 2.Istituto di Scienza delle CostruzioniUniversità di TriesteItalia

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