Day 1: Tuesday, 5th February 2013

Application-oriented research for concrete



Minimized use of materials in concrete construction – Form follows force

Materialminimiertes Bauen mit Beton - Form follows force

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Manfred Curbach, Silke Scheerer

Calcined clays in modern construction materials - Fundamentals and application potentials

Calcinierte Tone in modernen Baustoffen - Grundlagen und Anwendungspotenziale

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Horst-Michael Ludwig, M.Sc. André Trümer

Highly ductile concrete with short fibers – Theoretical foundations and practical examples

Hochduktiler Beton mit Kurzfasern - Theoretische Grundlagen und Anwendungsbeispiele

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Viktor...

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