Programme

The conference was a mix between presentations from the TRANSCEND projects, invited speakers and other presentations.

Format of the conference

 Sunday
November 3, 
2013
Monday,
November 4,
2013
Tuesday, 
November 5, 
2013
Wednesday,
November 6,
2013
Morning   Session 1
Water Transport in Cement at Nanoscale Level
Session 3
Sorption Hysteresis and Validation
Session 5
Water transport at Concrete Level and Influence of Cracks
Afternoon   Session 2
Modelling Water Transport in Cement at Mesoscale Level and Validation
Session 4
Solid Phases
Conference ends after lunch
Evening Registration 
and Dinner
Poster Session 
and Conference Dinner
Dinner in town (Elstead)  

Programme

Sunday November 3 2013

17:00 Registration
19:00 Dinner at the hotel

Monday November 4 2013

Session General
8:30 Welcome introduction TRANSCEND & Outreach Projects K. Scrivener (EPFL) - P. McDonald (Univ. Surrey)
Session Water Transport in cement at nanoscale level
8:50 Invited talk
Water Transport: Diffusion and Reaction
Y. Song 
(Schlumberger Doll Research)
[PDF]
9:35 Study of the nano-structure of C-S-H using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance A. Muller (EPFL)-A. Gajewicz (Univ. Surrey) [PDF]
[PDF]
10:15   Break    
10:45 Atomistic Modelling of Water Transport Dynamics in Cement   N. Howlett-J. Bhatt-S.-H. Cachia
(Univ. Surrey)  
[PDF]
11:25 C-S-H Globules Clustering on Nano-scale Simulated by Discrete Element Method for Pore Structure Exploration   K. Li 
(Univ. Delft)
[PDF]
11:45 Model Sheet Structures for C-S-H   M. Etzold 
(Univ. Cambridge)
[PDF]
From 12:15   Lunch      
 Session Modelling water transport in cement at mesoscale level and validation 
  13:45    Invited talk
Modelling Drops on Micropatterned Surfaces  
  J. Yeomans
(Univ. Oxford)  
  [PDF]
14:30 TRANSCENDing the Pore Structure of a Cement Paste with the Lattice-Boltzmann Method   M. Zalzale
(EPFL)
[PDF]
14:50 Application of Pore Scale Modelling Approach for Long Term Durability Assessment of Concrete   R. A. Patel 
( Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK•CEN), Mol, Belgium)  
[PDF]
15:10 Estimation of Transport Properties of Model Cement Microstructures   A. McCreanor 
(Univ. Cambridge)
[PDF]
15:30 Break      
16:00 Lattice Modelling of the Micro-Structure of Porous Materials for Water Transport   I. Athanasiadis 
(Univ. Glasgow)
[PDF]
16:20 Cryoporometry Characterization for Cement Based Materials   M. Wu (DTU) - V. Yermakou (Lafarge-Univ. Surrey)   [PDF]
[PDF]
16:40 Modeling Water Transport in Concrete at Early Age   M. Wyrzykowski 
(EMPA)
[PDF]
17:00 Poster Session      
18:00 END DAY 1      
From 19:30 Conference Dinner    

 Tuesday November 5 2013

Session Sorption Hysteresis and validation
8:30 Invited talk
Moisture Dynamics in Built Structures: 
The Role of Evaporative Pumping  
Ch. Hall 
(Univ. Edinburgh)
[PDF]
9:15 Evidence for Non-Fickian Sorption in Cement Based Materials   L Wadsö
(Univ. Lund)
[PDF]
9:35 Comparison of Different Methods to Evaluate Moisture Transport Coefficient in Cement Based Materials   M. Saiedpour
(Univ. Lund)
[PDF]
9:55 Modelling of Drying-Wetting Effects on Moisture Transport within Cementitious Materials   Z. Zhang 
(IFSTTAR)
[PDF]
10:15 Break    
10:45 Measurement of the Permeability of Cement Paste by GARField Magnetic Resonance Profiling   S. Zamani-R. Kowalczyk 
(Univ. Surrey)  
[PDF]
11:05 Drying of Cementitious Materials: A Comparison Between Plain Mixtures and Mixtures Containing Shrinkage-Reducing-Admixtures   C. Villani 
(Purdue Univ.)
[PDF]
11:25 Hysteresis and Percolation in Continuum Modelling of Water Transport in Cementitious Materials   M. B. Pinson
(MIT)
[PDF]
11:45 Effect of the Drying Technique on the Sorption Properties in Cementitious Materials   D. Snoeck
(Ghent Univ.)
[PDF]
From 12:15   Lunch    
Session Solid phases  
13:45 Invited talk
Ion Transport Dynamics in Porous Media  
L. Pel 
(Eindhoven University of Technology)   
[PDF]
14:30 Comparison of Morphology and Chemical Structure of C-S-H Synthesized by Silica-Lime Reaction and by the Controlled Hydration of C3S   E. Tajuelo
(Univ. Leeds)
[PDF]
14:50 Impact of Water Activity on Volume Stability of Cement Hydrates   L. Baquerizo
(Holcim-EPFL)
[PDF]
15:10 Aluminium Substitution in C-S-H: ab Initio Calculations   L. Pegado
(PSI)
[PDF]
15:30 Break    
16:00 Aluminium and Alkali Uptake in Calcium Silicate Hydrate   E. L'Hôpital 
(EMPA)
[PDF]
16:20 Study on the Pore Structured Model Considering Water Diffusion Depending on Pore Diameter   K. Ohtsuki 
(Chuo University)
[PDF]
17:00 Poster Session (cont.)      
18:00 END DAY 2      
From 19:30 Social event - Dinner in town (Elstead)    

 Wednesday November 6 2013

Session Water Transport at concrete level and influence of cracks
8:30 Invited talk
Saturated Water Permeability: of Interest, but of Relevance for Assessing Durability?  
D. Hooton 
(Univ. Toronto)
[PDF]
9:15 Characterisation of Microcracks and their Influence on Transport Properties of Cementitious Materials   M. Mac - Z. Wu 
(Imperial College)  
[PDF]
9:35 Modelling the Transport Properties of Concrete from Three-Dimensional Mesostructure   S. Dehghanpoor Abyaneh 
(Imperial College)
[PDF]
10:05 Break    
10:35 Influence of Microcracking on Air Permeability and Water Absorption of Reinforced Concrete Beams under Sustained Lateral Loads   S. Nanukuttan 
(Queen's University)
[PDF]
10:55 Effect of Water Migration on Self-Healing of Cracks Due to Further Hydration of Unhydrated Cement   H. Huang 
(Univ. Delft)
[PDF]
11:15 Validation of Water Transport Tests By 1H Magnetic Resonance Profiling   N. Fischer 
(HeidelbergCement-Univ. Surrey )  
[PDF]
11:35 Assessing Early Age Properties of Cementitious Systems by Water- Isopropanol Replacement   X. Wang 
(Sika)
[PDF]
11:55 Experimental Research on the Moisture Behavior around a Crack of Concrete under Unsaturated Condition   N. Tuchiya 
(Building Research Institute, Japan)
[PDF]
From 12:15 Lunch    

Poster presented

Monday November 4 and Tuesday November 5 2013, 17:00-18:00

Poster TRANSCEND General  
12 Posters on Outreach projects  
4 Posters Summary of TRANSCEND results  
Anions Uptake by Calcium Silicate Hydrates: Influence of Type of Counter-ions and Temperature   G. Plusquellec 
(Université de Bourgogne)
[PDF]
Stability of C-A-S-H in Blended Cement Pastes     J. Rossen 
(EPFL)
[PDF]
Application of pH-sensitive Hydrogels for Concrete Applications   A. Mignon
(Ghent University)
[PDF]
Experimental Research on the Moisture Behavior of High Strength Concrete under High Temperature    M. Kanematsu 
(University Of Tokyo)
[PDF]
Fast and Easy Distinction of Mobile Water from Crystalline Bonded Water of Ettringite in Cementitious Materials   F. Radtke
(Chemical-Physical measuring Techniques Ltd)  
[PDF]
Change of Pore Structure in Slag-Cement Paste   E. Berodier 
(EPFL)
[PDF]
Numerical Simulation of Porosity in Cements   Q. Do
(EPFL)
[PDF]
Water Transport in Cementitious Materials (Comparison of Two Methods: Inverse Analysis and Cup-Method)   M. Auroy 
(CEA)
[PDF]
Study on Mechanism of Volumetric Changes by Internal Vapor Diffusion Based on Kinetic Theory of Gases S.Yokoyama 
(Chuo University, Japan)
[PDF]
Research on Water Penetration into Cracked Steel Reinforced Concrete by Means of Neutron Radiography P. Zhang
(Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
[PDF]
Isopropanol Exchange in Cement Pastes: an NMR Relaxation Analysis Study R. M. Kowalczyk, P. J. McDonald
(Univ. Surrey)
[PDF] 
1H NMR PFG Study of the Capillary Porosity of Cement V. Rodin, P. J. McDonald, S. Zamani
(Univ. Surrey)
[PDF] 
Chloride Resistance and Transport Properties of Blends with High Quantities of Calcined Clays M. Antoni-P. Henocq
(EPFL)
[PDF]
Modeling of Nonlinear Moisture Transport in Concrete according to Bažant-Najjar P. Havlásek, M. Jirásek
(CTU in Prague)
[PDF] 

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