Concrete Working Group

Contact

Name

Simon Cleven

Head of Concrete Working Group

Phone

work
+49 241 80 95113

Email

E-Mail
 
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Materials

  • Concretes
    – Normal concrete
    – High strength concrete
    – Lightweight concrete
    – Textile reinforced concrete
  • Aggregates
    – Artificial and natural, normal and lightweight aggregates
    – Aggregates for ductile and high-strength concrete
    – Recycled aggregates

Focuses of Research and Investigation

Development of special and high-performance concretes

  • Ultra high-strength concretes
  • Textile reinforced concrete
  • Fiber concrete and fiber cement products

Mechanical and fracture mechanical characteristics of concrete

  • Strength
  • Ductility
  • Cracking

Textile reinforced concrete

  • Fresh concrete properties
  • Bond between textile and concrete
  • Usability and load carrying capacity
  • Production techniques

Durability of concrete

  • Freeze-thaw resistance
  • Carbonation

Test procedures and quality control

  • Development of testing and measurement procedures
  • Approvals and surveillance audits
  • Approvals in individual cases

Microstructure

  • Contact zone / cement paste aggregate