University of Manchester

Quantification of Autogenous Hydration Strain in Ordinary Portland Cement(OPC) Paste Using Digital Volume Correlation

YANLI WEN
Project Completed

Scientific Case

This study is focusing on the microstructure study of cement for understanding and improving performance of cement in immobilisation of nuclear waste.
Other
Cement study

Experiment Design

The smallest feature is in the order a few microns( 5-10 microns)
Scanners and Rigs
Nikon Custom 320kV Bay
13
Not Required
4
quick scanning to know the hydration process of cement better

Sample & Safety

a 10 mm diameter dummy cement sample
3
Low Hazard

Scan Records

Project Report