Reinforced concrete
Advanced Materials

MIT: use recycled plastic to reinforce concrete

17.11.2017 tribonet 32 Views
Discarded plastic bottles could one day be used to build stronger, more flexible concrete structures, from sidewalks and street barriers, to buildings and bridges, according to a new study. MIT undergraduate students have found that, […]
Cement Strength
General Topics

Concrete strength is determined by internal friction

03.10.2017 tribonet 166 Views
Cement materials, including cement paste, mortar, and concrete, are the most widely manufactured materials in the world. Their carbon footprint is similarly hefty: The processes involved in making cement contribute almost 6 percent of global […]