MANGAT, Pal, GRIGORIADIS, Konstantinos and ABUBAKRI, Shahriar (2016). Microwave curing parameters of in-situ concrete repairs. Construction and Building Materials, 112, 856-866.
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Different proprietary repair materials and a CEM II mortar were used to characterise the relationship between the main parameters of microwave curing (power, curing time, temperature rise and volume). The time-temperature-power relationships are linear for normal, non-rapid setting repair materials cured within the recommended temperature range taking account of temperature variation and heat of hydration. A general relationship between the microwave curing parameters of power, temperature rise, curing time and repair volume has been derived. It has been used to design and operate a prototype system. Steel reinforcement in the repair remains free from arcing under microwave exposure.
|Research Institute, Centre or Group:||Materials and Engineering Research Institute > Structural Materials and Integrity Research Centre > Centre for Infrastructure Management|
|Depositing User:||Helen Garner|
|Date Deposited:||22 Apr 2016 09:33|
|Last Modified:||25 Mar 2017 20:26|
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