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Xu, S. (author), Tabakovic, A. (author), Liu, X. (author), Palin, D. (author), Schlangen, E. (author)
It has been demonstrated that calcium alginate capsules can be used as an asphalt healing system by pre-placing rejuvenator (healing agent) into the asphalt mix and releasing the rejuvenator on demand (upon cracking). This healing mechanism relies on the properties of capsules which are determined by the capsule preparation process. In this...
journal article 2019
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Palin, D. (author), Mo, Yu (author), Wiktor, V.A.C. (author), Jonkers, H. (author)
Presented is a modified test for generating crack permeability data for cementitious materials. Single-parallel cracks were generated in mortar specimens. The width of the cracks was analysed through stereomicroscope and computer tomography, and the water permeability of the cracks was determined. Reduction factors and crack flow models were...
journal article 2019
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Ersan, Yusuf Cagatay (author), Palin, D. (author), Yengec Tasdemir, Sena Busra (author), Tasdemir, Kasim (author), Jonkers, H. (author), Boon, Nico (author), De Belie, Nele (author)
Autonomous repair systems in construction materials have become a promising alternative to current unsustainable and labor-intensive maintenance methods. Biomineralization is a popular route that has been applied to enhance the self-healing capacity of concrete. Various axenic microbial cultures were coupled with protective carriers, and their...
journal article 2018
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Palin, D. (author)
Bacteria-based self-healing concrete is an innovative self-healing materials approach, whereby bacteria embedded in concrete can form a crack healing mineral precipitate. Structures made from self-healing concrete promise longer service lives, with associated economic benefits [1]. Despite concretes susceptibility to marine-based degradation...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Palin, D. (author), Thijssen, A. (author), Wiktor, V. (author), Jonkers, H.M. (author), Schlangen, H.E.J.G. (author)
Ordinary Portland cement (OPC) mortar specimens submerged in sea-water were analysed through environmental scanning electron microscopy (ESEM) in back scattered electron (BSE) mode and nano-scratching. Results from both sets of analysis show the presence of distinct phases associated with aragonite, brucite and cement paste. Phases associated...
conference paper 2015
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Jonkers, H.M. (author), Palin, D. (author), Flink, P.J. (author), Thijssen, A. (author)
Concrete constructions in the marine environment suffer from chemical attack of sea salts which can induce damage to both the concrete matrix and embedded steel reinforcement. For example, ingress of sulfate and chloride ions can respectively result in detrimental ettringite formation and enhanced corrosion of the steel rebars. The first...
conference paper 2013
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Palin, D. (author), Wiktor, V. (author), Jonkers, H.M. (author)
Marine concrete structures are exposed to one of the most hostile of natural environments. Many physical and chemical phenomena are usually interdependent and mutually reinforcing in the deterioration of marine exposed concrete: expansion and microcracking due to physical effects increases concrete permeability paving the way for harmful...
conference paper 2013
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