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Segregation Resistance, Stiffness and Toughness of CNT Nanomodified Self Compacted Concrete

  • Myrsini MaglogianniEmail author
  • Panagiotis A. Danoglidis
  • Maria G. Falara
  • Maria S. Konsta-Gdoutos
Conference paper
Part of the Structural Integrity book series (STIN, volume 8)

Abstract

Self-Compacting Concrete (SCC) reinforced with well dispersed carbon nanotubes (CNTs) was successfully produced. The segregation resistance of fresh CNT-SCC mixture was assessed by conducting a non-destructive electrical resistivity technique. The addition of CNTs resulted in a more homogenous mixture as the CNT-SCC exhibited consistent resistivity values between different electrode pairs along the investigated column. The reinforcing efficiency of the CNTs was also demonstrated by improvements in flexural strength (53%), Young’s modulus (68%), and flexural toughness (38%).

Keywords

Segregation resistance Carbon nanotubes Flexural strength Young’s modulus Toughness 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Myrsini Maglogianni
    • 1
    Email author
  • Panagiotis A. Danoglidis
    • 1
  • Maria G. Falara
    • 1
  • Maria S. Konsta-Gdoutos
    • 2
  1. 1.School of EngineeringDemocritus University of ThraceXanthiGreece
  2. 2.Department of Civil Engineering, College of EngineeringUniversity of Texas at ArlingtonArlingtonUSA

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