Mechanics and Physics of Creep, Shrinkage, and Durability

Plenary Lectures

The conference programme will include the following distinguished plenary lectures: 

 

Plenary Keynote Lectures

Zdenek BAZANT
(Northwestern University, USA)
Interaction of concrete creep, shrinkage and swelling with water, hydration and damage: nano-macro-chemo
Franz-Josef ULM
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
Shrinkage due to colloidal force interactions

 

 

Plenary Session Lectures

Elisabeth BOUCHAUD (CEA, France)

Fracture and damage spreading in amorphous materials

Gianluca CUSATIS
(Northwestern University, USA)
Aging and deterioration of concrete structures. Learning from the past, assessing the present, and predicting the future: science or magic?
Emanuela DEL GADO
(Georgetown University, USA)
The meso-scale texture of cement hydrate gels: out-of-equilibrium evolution and thermodynamic driving
Pietro LURA
(Empa & ETH Zurich,
Switzerland)
Influence of aggregate restraint on volume changes: experiments and modelling
Roland PELLENQ 
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
C-S-H across length scales: from nano to micron
Gilles PIJAUDIER-CABOT
(Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour, France)
Coupled effects between damage and permeability with a view to discrete modelling
Pierre ROSSI
(Institut Français des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, France)
Recent experimental results about the basic creep of concretes and new approach to model it
Bernhard SCHREFLER
(University of Padova, Italy)
The three-fluids model for concrete and beyond
Matthieu VANDAMME
(ENPC, France)
A few analogies between the creep of cement and of other materials
Folker WITTMANN
(AEDIFICAT Institute Freiburg, Germany)
Useful fundamentals of shrinkage and creep of concrete