Role of Alkali in Formation of Structure and Properties of a Ceramic Matrix

  1. Manuel Brito,
  2. Eldon Case,
  3. Waltraud M. Kriven,
  4. Jonathan Salem and
  5. Dongming Zhu
  1. Pavel Krivenko DSc (Eng), Professor

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470339749.ch21

Developments in Porous, Biological and Geopolymer Ceramics: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 28, Issue 9

Developments in Porous, Biological and Geopolymer Ceramics: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 28, Issue 9

How to Cite

Krivenko, P. (2007) Role of Alkali in Formation of Structure and Properties of a Ceramic Matrix, in Developments in Porous, Biological and Geopolymer Ceramics: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 28, Issue 9 (eds M. Brito, E. Case, W. M. Kriven, J. Salem and D. Zhu), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470339749.ch21

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Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 29 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470196403

Online ISBN: 9780470339749

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Keywords:

  • alkali;
  • ceramic matrix;
  • portland cement community;
  • cement stone structure;
  • hydraulic cement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Theoretical Background of Alkaline/alkali-Activated/Cements

  • Role of Alkalis in Structure Formation of a Ceramic Matrix

  • Principles of Compositional Build Up of Alkaline Cements

  • Conclusions