Special Issue on Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Building Materials with Applications in Civil Engineering

Submission Deadline: Nov. 30, 2017

  • Special Issue Editor
    • Peng Zhang
      School of Water Conservancy and Environment, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, Hnan Province, China
    • Song Han
      School of Civil Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China
    • Xuhao Wang
      School of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, USA
  • Introduction

    As the most consumable building material, cementitious building material has been generally used in the world, which has high strength, high elasticity modulus, well plasticity and workability. The orientation of the modern civil engineering structures is high-rise, high strength and long design lifetime, which has higher requirements on cementitious building materials. Especially, the cementitious building materials should have high toughness to prevent sudden brittle failure of the structures. As a result, all kinds of fibers have been added to improve the toughness of the cementitious building materials. Researchers are targeting developments of fiber reinforced cementitious building materials, and also working on the mechanism research for special properties, preparation technology, testing methods, modeling and applications of various fiber reinforced cementitious building materials. The development of fiber reinforced cementitious building materials will provide better materials for specific projects in civil engineering. We invite authors to submit original research and review articles that investigate the development of fiber reinforced cementitious building materials, especially for the properties and application of fiber reinforced cementitious building materials.

    Aims and Scope:
    Properties and Modeling
    Preparation Technology and Basic Properties
    Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites
    Structural Performance and Modeling
    Durability and Sustainability
    Admixtures for Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites
    Testing Methods and Standardization in Civil Engineering
    Fiber Reinforced High Performance and Ultra-High Performance Concretes
    Fresh Properties and Constructability
    Self-sensing/Self-healing Concrete
    Fracture Properties and Flexural Toughness
    Shrinkage and Creep
    Field Applications

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.journalofcivileng.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

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