Review of The Cement-Based Composite Ultra-High-Performance Concrete (UHPC)
Edwin Paul Sidodikromo1, *, Zhijun Chen1, Muhammad Habib2
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2019
First Page: 147
Last Page: 162
Publisher ID: TOCIEJ-13-147
Article History:Received Date: 15/07/2019
Revision Received Date: 18/09/2019
Acceptance Date: 24/09/2019
Electronic publication date: 15/11/2019
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Ultra-High-Performance Concrete (UHPC) is an advanced type of concrete in the Civil Engineering industry. It is a cement-based composite which exhibits improved mechanical and durable properties showing a high compressive strength of not less than 150 MPa and high tensile strength of not less than 7 MPa.
In this article, a review of the use of a different type of supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs) including fibers is made for obtaining the desired UHPC.
Discussion and Conclusion:
For this, it is vital to understand the principles of UHPC. UHPC has several advantages over normal strength concrete (NSC) and high strength concrete (HSC) with some commercially ready UHPC’s available, but the use of it is restricted due to the limited design codes. The influence of the curing type also plays a vital role in the overall performance of UHPC.