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Le, N.L.B. (author), Stroeven, P. (author), Stroeven, M. (author), Sluys, L.J. (author)
Details of a complete methodology for porosimetry of virtual concrete have been described in a series of publications. This paper shortly sketches the main characteristics, whereupon it is indicated how a pore network model is designed based on data extracted from the virtual cement paste. This involves smoothing the main trunks as the main pore...
conference paper 2015
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Li, K. (author), Stroeven, P. (author), Stroeven, M. (author), Sluys, L.J. (author)
Permeability of virtual cement seems to exceed experimental data by several orders of magnitude. The differences may actually not be that dramatic, since experimental samples are in practice not always fully saturated as generally assumed. This paper demonstrates that this has enormous effects on permeability. A numerical study is conducted on...
conference paper 2015
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Stroeven, P. (author), Le, N.L.B. (author), Stroeven, M. (author), Sluys, L.J. (author)
The paper introduces a novel approach to porosimetry in virtual concrete, denoted as random node structuring (RNS). The fresh state of this particulate material is produced by the DEM system HADES. Hydration simulation is a hybrid approach making use of wellknown discretization and vector methods. Particle interferences (overlap) in the dynamic...
conference paper 2011