Journal of Advanced Concrete Technology
Online ISSN : 1347-3913
ISSN-L : 1346-8014
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  • Volume 18 (2020) Issue 10 Pages 648-677
    Meso-Scale Modelling of the Mechanical Properties of Concrete Affected by Radiation-Induced Aggregate Expansion Read more
  • Volume 19 (2021) Issue 2 Pages 149-167
    MOSAIC: An Effective FFT-based Numerical Method to Assess Aging Properties of Concrete Read more
  • Volume 19 (2021) Issue 5 Pages 477-500
    Structural Performance Evaluation and Monitoring of Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls Affected by Alkali-Silica Reactions Read more
  • Volume 19 (2021) Pages S-219-S-367
    Toward Durable, Reliable and Innovative Concrete Structures Read more
  • Volume 19 (2021) Pages S-1-S-218
    Aging Management of Concrete Structures in Nuclear Power Plants (Part II) Read more
    Editor's pick

    This special issue includes 12 pertinent manuscripts addressing the varied technical issues associated with the long-term operation of nuclear power plants (NPPs). Five manuscripts focus on the effects of gamma and neutron irradiation on concrete and its constituents, bridging the gap between the fundamental understanding of the effect of gamma irradiation and the advanced modeling techniques using lattice-based models that are applied at varied scales to provide predictive simulation of the physical and engineering properties of concrete-forming aggregates, concrete, and the concrete biological shield. Two papers complement this research by presenting - a novel petrographic x-ray‒based characterization method, and - a method to implement advanced characterization of the aggregate forming mineral phases into a FFT based simulation framework. Notably, this pathology is addressed in this issue in two papers focused on the modeling and monitoring of the structural performance of ASR-affected shear walls. The effects of chemical attacks caused either by sulfate ingress or carbonation are presented in this special issue, with a focus on the effects of the actual operating conditions in NPPs. A discussion of the structural performance of concrete structures that support vibrating equipment such as that found in a turbine building of an NPP is also included.

  • Volume 17 (2019) Issue 12 Pages 673-685
    Hydrogen Production and the Stability of Hardened Cement Paste under Gamma Irradiation Read more
  • Volume 18 (2020) Issue 5 Pages 272-293
    Thermo-Mechanistic Multi-Scale Modeling of Structural Concrete at High Temperature Read more
  • Volume 17 (2019) Issue 8 Pages 474-488
    PC Tendon Damage Detection Based on Phase Space Topology Changes in Different Frequency Ranges Read more
  • Volume 17 (2019) Issue 5 Pages 244-259
    Capillary Transport of Water in Cracked and Non-cracked UHPFRC Specimens Read more
  • Volume 16 (2018) Issue 11 Pages 563-576
    Shear Resistance Mechanism Evaluation of RC Beams Based on Arch and Beam Actions Read more
  • Volume 17 (2019) Issue 6 Pages 335-349
    Advanced Computational Methods versus Analytical and Empirical Solutions for Determining Restraint Stresses in Bottom-Restrained Walls Read more
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