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Title: The effect of curing regimes on fiber-reinforced alkali-activated composites
Authors: El-Hassan, Hilal
El-Mir, Abdulkader 
El-Maaddawy, Tamer
Affiliations: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
Keywords: Alkali-activated materials
Curing
Durability
Fibers
Mechanical properties
Microstructure
Issue Date: 2023-06-30
Part of: Advanced Fiber-Reinforced Alkali-Activated Composites: Design, Mechanical Properties, and Durability
Start page: 161
End page: 189
Abstract: 
This chapter presents a state-of-the-art review on the behavior of alkali-activated composites (AAC) made with various types of binders and fiber reinforcement and subjected to various curing regimes. The fiber reinforcement and curing regimes used in producing alkali-activated construction materials are first identified. Then, the effects of varying the curing regime and the content of different metallic and nonmetallic fibers on the mechanical properties and durability characteristics of ACC are elucidated. The microstructure characteristics are further highlighted using scanning electron microscopy and energy-dispersive X-ray. The gaps in the current knowledge are established and the directions for future research are outlined.
URI: https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/6959
ISBN: 9780443153013
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-443-15301-3.00018-X
Type: Book Chapter
Appears in Collections:Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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