A Framework for Durability Design with Strain-Hardening Cement-Based Composites (SHCC)

State-of-the-Art Report of the RILEM Technical Committee 240-FDS

  • Gideon P.A.G. van Zijl
  • Volker Slowik

Part of the RILEM State-of-the-Art Reports book series (RILEM State Art Reports, volume 22)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Gideon P. A. G. van Zijl, William P. Boshoff, Christian Wagner, Volker Slowik
    Pages 1-26
  3. Christian Wagner, Volker Slowik, Gideon P. A. G. van Zijl, William P. Boshoff, Suvash C. Paul, Viktor Mechtcherine et al.
    Pages 27-58
  4. Flavio A. Silva, Alva Peled, Bartosz Zukowski, Romildo D. Toledo Filho
    Pages 59-78
  5. Erik Schlangen, Gideon P. A. G. van Zijl, Petr Kabele
    Pages 79-100
  6. Koichi Kobayashi, Folker H. Wittmann
    Pages 101-108
  7. Flavio A. Silva, Barzin Mobasher, Alva Peled, Dimas A. S. Rambo, Romildo D. Toledo Filho
    Pages 109-118
  8. Volker Slowik, Steffen Müller, Christian Wagner, Viktor Mechtcherine
    Pages 119-124
  9. Volker Slowik, Mladena Luković, Christian Wagner, Gideon P. A. G. van Zijl
    Pages 125-146
  10. Koichi Kobayashi, Suvash C. Paul, Gideon P. A. G. van Zijl
    Pages 147-170

About this book


This book captures the state of the art of the durability of fibre-reinforced strain-hardening cement-based composites (SHCC) and the durability of structures or structural elements manufactured in full or in part with this class of modern construction materials. Highlights include:

-       Reflection on durability performance of existing applications in patch repair, a water reservoir and highway bridges.

-       Guidelines for tensile testing towards durability assessment of cracked SHCC.

-       New crack pattern related ingress rate indices for water and chloride into cracked SHCC.

-       The influence of low and high temperatures on SHCC durability performance.

-       The mechanism of crack control reducing ASR and corrosion rate, and results on chloride-induced corrosion of embedded steel reinforcement.

-       Self-healing of cracks in SHCC.

-       A conceptual durability design framework for SHCC and R/SHCC structures and members.  


Strain Hardening Capillary Absorption Durability Design SHCC RILEM

Editors and affiliations

  • Gideon P.A.G. van Zijl
    • 1
  • Volker Slowik
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringUniversity of StellenboschMatielandSouth Africa
  2. 2.Leipzig University of Applied SciencesLeipzigGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information RILEM 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-94-024-1012-9
  • Online ISBN 978-94-024-1013-6
  • Series Print ISSN 2213-204X
  • Series Online ISSN 2213-2031
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