Lattice Boltzmann Modeling of Water Dynamics in Cement Paste

  • M. Zalzale, P.J. McDonald, Lattice Boltzmann simulations of the permeability and capillary adsorption of cement model microstructures, Cement and Concrete Res. (2012) 1601-1610 [PDF]
    10.1016/j.cemconres.2012.09.003
  • M. Zalzale, P.J. McDonald & K.L. Scrivener, A 3D lattice Boltzmann effective media study: understanding the role of C-S-H and water saturation on the permeability of cement paste, Modelling and Simul. in Mater. Sci. and Eng., 21 (8) 085016  [PDF]
    10.1088/0965-0393/21/8/085016
  • Mohamad Zalzale, M Ramaioli, K. L. Scrivener, and P. J. McDonald, Grey free-energy multiphase lattice Boltzmann model with effective transport and wetting properties, Phys. Rev. E 94, 053301
    10.1103/PhysRevE.94.053301
  • PhD thesis
    Water dynamics in cement paste: insights from lattice Boltzmann modelling, Mohamad Zalzale [PDF]

  • M. Zalzale, P.J. McDonald & K.L. Scrivener, A Three-dimensional partial bounce-back method applied to cementitious materials, 22nd International Conference on the Discrete Simulation of Fluid Dynamics, Yerevan, Armenia, 15-19 July 2013 [PDF]
  • M. Zalzale, P.J. McDonald & K.L. Scrivener, TRANSCENDing the pore structure of a cement paste: a 3D effective media lattice Boltzmann approach, Seventh International Conference on Concrete under Severe Conditions – Environment and Loading (CONSEC13) Nanjing, China, 23-25 September 2013 [PDF]
  • M. Zalzale, P.J. McDonald, K.L. Scrivener, TRANSCENDing the Pore Structure of a Cement Paste with The Lattice-Boltzmann Method, extended abstract for TRANSCEND Conference, 3-6 Nov, 2013 [PDF]
  • M. Zalzale, K.L. Scrivener & P.J. McDonald, Comment on “An improved gray lattice Boltzmann model for simulating fluid flow in multi-scale porous media, Adv Wat Res 56 (2013)”, Internal communication, November 2013 [PDF]
  • M. Zalzale, P.J. McDonald & K.L. Scrivener, Numerical modelling of water isotherms of cement paste: bridging the gap between the capillary and C-S-H gel pores, Concrete Modelling 2014 (CONMOD14), Beijing, China, 12 – 14 October 2014 (paper) [PDF]
  • M. Zalzale, P.J. McDonald & K.L. Scrivener, Numerical modelling of water isotherms of cement paste: bridging the gap between the capillary and C-S-H gel pores, The 14th international Congress on the chemistry of cement (ICCC), Beijing, China, 13 – 16 October 2015 (abstract) [PDF]
  • K.L. Scrivener, A.C.A. Muller, M. Zalzale, Q.H. Do & P.J. McDonald, New insights on the mechanisms controlling kinetics and implications for pore structure, proc. of Understanding the fundamental properties of concrete, Trondheim, Norway, 25-26 April 2013 [PDF]
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