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Experimental investigation of adhesive-based self-healing of cementitious materials

Joseph, C., Jefferson, Anthony Duncan ORCID:, Isaacs, B., Lark, Robert John ORCID: and Gardner, Diane Ruth ORCID: 2010. Experimental investigation of adhesive-based self-healing of cementitious materials. Magazine of Concrete Research 62 (11) , pp. 831-843. 10.1680/macr.2010.62.11.831

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This paper presents the results of a series of self-healing experiments conducted on reinforced mortar beams containing adhesive-filled glass reservoirs. An overview of the findings of the preliminary investigation stage of experiments is given in addition to the results of a parametric study which investigates the effect of the level of reinforcement and loading rate on the amount of self-healing. Results show that both primary and secondary healing occurs during the first and second loading cycles respectively. Qualitative results also show clear evidence of the occurrence of crack-healing following the first loading cycle and new crack formation during the second loading cycle. The long-term motivation for this work is to provide data suitable for the development of a numerical material model for the autonomic healing process in cementitious materials.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Engineering
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TH Building construction
Publisher: ICE
ISSN: 0024-9831
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2022 11:24

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