Chapter 10.3 | Virtual Cement

Chapter 10.3 | Virtual Cement by Jeffrey W. Bullard*, Clarissa Ferraris*, Edward J. Garboczi*, Nicos Martys*, and Paul Stutzman* *Materials and Construction Research Division, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland  20899-8615 Cementitious materials, including cement paste, mortar, and concrete, possess great chemical and structural complexity. Chemically, cement pastes […]

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Chapter 10.2 | Modeling in Cement Kiln Operations

Chapter 10.2 | Modeling in Cement Kiln Operations by Georg Locher* and Martin Schneider* Verein Deutscher Zementwerke, Tannenstraße 2, 40476 Düsseldorf, Germany, +49 (211) 4578-336 Mathematical modeling of production processes is already far advanced in many branches of industry, but so far very few approaches exist for the clinker burning process during kiln opera- tions in […]

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Chapter 10.1 | Future Trends In Cement Manufacturing

Chapter 10.1 | Future Trends In Cement Manufacturing by Mark S. Terry* VP Engineering, Polysius Corp., 180 Interstate North Parkway, Suite 300, Atlanta, Georgia 30339 One of the most effective means of predicting future events or activities associated with a specific political, social or technological aspect is to assess the past history of these same aspects […]

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Chapter 9.8 | Middle East Standards and Specifications for Cements

Chapter 9.8 | Middle East Standards and Specifications for Cements   by Sayed Horkoss*  Quality Control & Laboratory Manager at Cimenterie Nationale, Beirut, Lebanon. Cementitious materials have been used in the Middle East for several millennia. History tells us that a cementing material was used between the stone blocks during the construction of the great […]

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Chapter 9.7 | Asian and Australian Standards and Specifications for Cements

Chapter 9.7 | Asian and Australian Standards and Specifications for Cements by Akio Tsudo* and Musarrat aUllah Khan Afridi**  *Cement Quality Assurance Group, Japan Cement Association, Shuwa-Sakurabashi Building, 4-5-4, Hacchobori, Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, 104-0032, Japan **Executive Director, Dadabhoy Construction Technologies (Pvt) Limited, Maqbool Commercial Complex, Block 7&8, J.C.H.S. Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi – 75350, Pakistan Steady industrial progress […]

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Chapter 9.6 | European Standards and Specifications for Cements

Chapter 9.6 | European Standards and Specifications for Cements by Aidan T. Corish* and Beatrix Kerkhoff**  Formerly Manager Products Development, Blue Circle Industries, 305 London Road, Greenhite, Kent DA9 9JQ, England **Program Coordinator Cement and Concrete Technology, Portland Cement Association, 5420 Old Orchard Rd., Skokie, Illinois 60077 European cement standards are developed by cooperative action […]

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Chapter 9.5 | Central and South American Standards and Specifications for Cements

Chapter 9.5 | Central and South American Standards and Specifications for Cements by Jussara Tanesi* Source: International monetary fund Source: PRB – Population Reference Bureau (www.prb.org) * Materials Engineer, FHWA/SaLUT, jussara.ramadan@f hwa.dot.gov Although Central and South American nations can be considered developing countries, they differ considerably from one to another, not only because of their […]

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Chapter 9.4 | North American Standards and Specifications for Cements

Chapter 9.4 | North American Standards and Specifications for Cements by James H. Pielert* and Geoffrey J. Frohnsdorff** *Manager, Cement and Concrete Reference Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8622, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-8622, (301) 975-6704. **Formerly, Chief, Building Materials Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop […]

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Chapter 9.3 | Innovative Cements

Chapter 9.3 | Innovative Cements by J. Francis Young* and Musarrat Ullah Khan Afridi**  *Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801 **Executive Director, Dadabhoy Construction Technologies (Pvt) Limited, Maqbool Commercial Complex, Block 7&8, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi – 75350, Pakistan, Ph: 092 21 455 4749, e-mail: mukafridi@hotmail.com While the production of portland cements and blends with pozzolans […]

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Chapter 9.1 | Cement Characteristics

Chapter 9.1 | Cement Characteristics by Paul D. Tennis* and Steven H. Kosmatka**  * Consultant, Fort Mill, South Carolina 29708  **Staff Vice President of Research and Technical Services, Portland Cement Association, 5420 Old Orchard Rd, Skokie, Illinois, 60077, phone (847) 966-6200, www.cement.org. The detailed discussions on raw materials and processing in other chapters all speak […]

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