Chapter 2.9. Cellular Concrete

  1. Dr. Michael Scheffler2 and
  2. Prof. Ing. Paolo Colombo3
  1. Michael W. Grutzeck

Published Online: 24 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527606696.ch2i

Cellular Ceramics: Structure, Manufacturing, Properties and Applications

Cellular Ceramics: Structure, Manufacturing, Properties and Applications

How to Cite

Grutzeck, M. W. (2005) Cellular Concrete, in Cellular Ceramics: Structure, Manufacturing, Properties and Applications (eds M. Scheffler and P. Colombo), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527606696.ch2i

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Washington, 418 Roberts Hall, Box 352120, Seattle, WA 98195-2120, USA

  2. 3

    Dipartimento di Chimica Applicata, e Scienza dei Materiali, Università di Bologna, V. le Risorgimento 2, 40136 Bologna, Italy

Author Information

  1. The Pennylvania State University 104, Materials Research Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAR 2006
  2. Published Print: 9 MAY 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527313204

Online ISBN: 9783527606696

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Keywords:

  • cellular ceramics;
  • manufacturing;
  • cellular concrete;
  • per-capita consumption;
  • Portland cement;
  • properties of calcium silicate hydrate;
  • durability of cellular concrete

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types of Cellular Concrete

    • Low Temperature Cured Cellular Concrete

    • Autoclave-Cured Cellular Concrete

  • Per-Capita Consumption

  • Overview of Cellular Concrete

    • The Gas Phase

    • The Matrix Phase

  • Portland Cement

    • History

    • Fabrication of Portland Cement

    • Hydration

  • Properties of Calcium Silicate Hydrate in Cellular Concretes

    • Cast-in-Place or Precast Cellular Concrete

    • Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC)

  • Durability of Cellular Concrete

  • Summary