Self-heating and deicing conductive cement. Experimental study and modeling

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Title: Self-heating and deicing conductive cement. Experimental study and modeling
Authors: Gomis, J. | Galao Malo, Oscar | Gomis Yagües, Vicente | Zornoza, Emilio | Garcés, Pedro
Research Group/s: Durabilidad de Materiales y Construcciones en Ingeniería y Arquitectura | Equilibrio entre Fases
Center, Department or Service: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Ingeniería Civil | Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Ingeniería Química
Keywords: Temperature | Cement paste | Composite | Modeling
Knowledge Area: Ingeniería de la Construcción | Ingeniería del Terreno | Ingeniería Química
Issue Date: 30-Jan-2015
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Construction and Building Materials. 2015, 75: 442-449. doi:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2014.11.042
Abstract: This research studies the self-heating produced by the application of an electric current to conductive cement pastes with carbonaceous materials. The main parameters studied were: type and percentage of carbonaceous materials, effect of moisture, electrical resistance, power consumption, maximum temperature reached and its evolution and ice melting kinetics are the main parameters studied. A mathematical model is also proposed, which predicts that the degree of heating is adjustable with the applied voltage. Finally, the results have been applied to ensure that cementitious materials studied are feasible to control ice layers in transportation infrastructures.
Sponsor: Authors want to acknowledge the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation for their economic support on this research (Ref: Mat 2009-10866) and Generalitat Valenciana (PROMETEO/2013/035) for their economic support on this research.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/53013
ISSN: 0950-0618 (Print) | 1879-0526 (Online)
DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2014.11.042
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Rights: © 2014 Elsevier Ltd.
Peer Review: si
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2014.11.042
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