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Find here our publications of the last two years. Previous year's publications can be viewed in the [Publications Archive].

2019


Books

Alexander, M. G. 2019. Alkali Aggregate Reaction. In Mindess, S. (Ed.), Developments in the formulation and reinforcement of concrete. pp. 87-113. Woodhead Publishing. Cambridge, UK. View

Alexander, M. G. (Ed.) 2019. Fulton's Concrete Technology. (10th ed., in print). Woodhead Publishing. Cambridge, UK.

Peer-reviewed journals

Alexander, M. G. & Beushausen, H. 2019. Durability, service life prediction, and modelling for reinforced concrete structures – Review and critique. Cement and Concrete Research. 122:17-29. View 

Otieno, M., Golden, G., Alexander, M. G. & Beushausen, H. 2019. Acceleration of steel corrosion in concrete by cyclic wetting and drying: Effect of drying duration and concrete quality. Materials and Structures. 52(2). View

Beushausen, H., Torrent, R. & Alexander, M. G. 2019. Performance-based approaches for concrete durability: State of the art and future research needs. Cement and Concrete Research. 119:11-20. View

Mahomed, Z. L., Alexander, M. G. & Beushausen, H. 2019. ASR expansion due to use of reactive fine aggregate and reactive coarse aggregate and its effect on concrete compressive strength. Concrete Beton. 156:23–28. View  

Conference proceedings

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Non-peer-reviewed publications

Alexander, M. G. & Nganga, G. 2019. Research, research networking, and the role of Africa in the international research community (with specific reference to civil engineering materials). Innovation, Science, Engineering and Education Conference (ISEE). 30 Jan–1 Feb 2019. Nairobi, Kenya. pp. 22–25. View

Alexander, M. G., & Ballim, Y. 2019. Research in cement and concrete over 40 years: Experiences and lessons for the future. Univ. of Zagreb Centenary Seminar. Future Trends in Civil Engineering. 17 Oct 2019. Zagreb, Croatia.

Mdiniso, M., Buffler, A., Leadbeater, T., Hutton, T., Alexander, M. G., Peterson, S. & Sanele Dlamini, S. 2019. Fast neutron studies on concrete used in the nuclear industry. Advanced Nuclear Science and Technology Techniques (ANSTT2) Workshop. 18–20 March 2019. iThemba Labs, Cape Town, South Africa. View

Titus Bakera, A., Alexander, M. G. & Beushausen, H. 2019. Calcium aluminate cement and alkali-activated cement in sewer systems. CPI. Aug 2019

2018


Books

Alexander, M. G., Beushausen, H., Dehn, F. & Moyo, P. (Eds.) 2018. Conference Proceedings of the International Conference on Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting (ICCRRR 2018). November 19-21 Nov. 2018. Cape Town, South Africa.

Peer-reviewed journals

Beushausen, H. & Arito, P. 2018. The influence of mix composition, w/b ratio and curing on restrained shrinkage cracking of cementitious mortars. Construction and Building Materials, 174:38-46. View 

Tchetgnia Ngassam, I. L., Arito, P. & Beushausen, H. 2018. A new approach for the mix design of (patch) repair mortars. African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development. 10(3):259-265. View  

Schmidt, W., Alexander, M. G. & John, V. 2018. Education for sustainable use of cement-based materials. Cement and Concrete Research. View

Alexander, M. G. 2018. Service life design and modelling of concrete structures – Background, developments, and implementation. Revista ALCONPAT. 8(3). View

Conference proceedings

Kay, S. & Beushausen, H. 2018. The influence of concrete substrate moisture condition on the tensile pull-off strength of protective coatings. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference for Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting (ICCRRR). 19-21 November 2018. Cape Town, South Africa. View

Sohawon, H. & Beushausen, H. 2018. The effect of hydrophobic (silane) treatment on concrete durability characteristics. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference for Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting (ICCRRR). 19-21 November 2018. Cape Town, South Africa. View

Tchetgnia Ngassam, I. L., Schmidt, W., Beushausen, H. & Kühne, H.-C. (2018). Intrinsic modification of repair mortars made with EVA and CaO, impacts at the earlier ages. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference for Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting (ICCRRR). 19-21 November 2018. Cape Town, South Africa. View

Titus Bakera, A. & Alexander, M. G. (2018). Properties of Western Cape Concretes with Metakaolin. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference for Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting (ICCRRR). 19-21 November 2018. Cape Town, South Africa. View

Jassa, P., Beushausen, H. and Tchetgnia Ngassam, I. L. (2018). Alternative patch repair materials for rebar corrosion damage. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference for Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting (ICCRRR). 19-21 November 2018. Cape Town, South Africa. View

Ndawula, J., Skatulla, S. & Beushausen, H. 2018. Numerical model for the penetration of the Iron III chloride in reinforced concrete affected by chloride-induced corrosion using the Theory of Porous Media. Proceedings of the 11th South African Conference on Computational and Applied Mechanics (SACAM) 2018. 17-19 September 2018. Vaal University of Technology, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa.

Beushausen, H. Baum, O. (2018). The influence of varying binder contents on carbonation of concrete. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Service Life Design for Infrastructures (SLD4). 26-29 August 2018. Delft, Netherlands.

Kanjee, J., Otieno, M. & Beushausen, H. 2018. Chloride penetration resistance of cracked concrete – Applicability of results from uncracked concrete. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Service Life Design for Infrastructures (SLD4). 26-29 August 2018. Delft, Netherlands.

Ndawula, J., Skatulla, S., Beushausen, H. & Petersen, J. 2018. Modelling the spread of reinforcement corrosion products in concrete using the Theory of Porous Media. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Service Life Design for Infrastructures (SLD4). 26-29 August 2018. Delft, Netherlands.

Gopinath, R. & Alexander, M. G. 2019. A correlation between vapour diffusion coefficient and oxygen permeability coefficient of concrete. Sustainable Materials, Systems And Structures (SMSS) 2019. 18–22 March 2019. Rovinj, Croatia.

Leo, E. & Alexander, M. G. 2019. Potential of selected South African kaolinite clays for clinker replacement in concrete. International Conference on Calcined Clays for Sustainable Concrete (LC3). 15–17 October 2019. New Delhi, India. 

Kiliswa, M. W., Alexander, M. G. & Goyns, A. M. N. (2018). Extending the life factor method for predicting sewer corrosion to non-Portland-based cementitious materials – An experimental study. Proceedings of the International Conference on Cementitious Materials-Microorganisms Interactions. 25-26 June 2018. Toulouse, France. pp. 83-96.

Goyns, A. M. N. & Alexander, M. G. (2018). Combining corrosion and structural performance of concrete sewers: Implications for pipe design and remaining life. Proceedings of the International Conference on Cementitious Materials-Microorganisms Interactions. 25-26 June 2018. Toulouse, France. pp. 97-108.

Ballim, Y. & Alexander, M. G. (2018.) Guiding principles in developing the South African approach to durability index testing of concrete. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Durability of Concrete Structures (ICDCS2018). 18-20 July 2018. Leeds, UK. 

Non-peer-reviewed publications

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