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16th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete: Volume 1

May 31 – June 2, 2022 Lisbon, Portugal Editors: Antonio Lopes Batista, Antonio Santos Silva, Isabel Fernandes, Luis Oliveira Santos, Joao Custodio and Carlos Serra

Conference Themes: AAR and coupled AAR/DEF mechanisms Factors affecting AAR Preventive measures Testing for potential AAR Diagnosis, evaluation and prognosis Monitoring and non-destructive methods Structural effects of AAR and coupled AAR/DEF Modelling (micro, meso and macroscale) Repair and remedial measures Cases of deterioration and management
THEME 1 – AAR and coupled AAR/DEF mechanisms
Author(s) Title
C. Milanesi F. Locati S. Marfil Questions and answers about alkali-carbonate reaction seen through the lens of osmotic mechanism
G. Geng Z. Shi B. Lothenbach A. Leemann E. Wieland R. Dahn A micro-XAS and XRD study of the crystalline alkali-silica reaction products
M. Bagheri B. Lothenbach A. Leemann K. Scrivener Dissolution of ASR-reactive aggregates and the effect of Al on dissolution rate of amorphous silica at a high pH
D. Schovanz F. Tiecher N. P. Hasparyk S. C. Kuperman Influence of Delayed Ettringite Formation (DEF) on physical and mechanical properties of concrete
K. Huenger M. Kositz M. Danneberg Influence of alkali supply from outside on the dissolution behavior of aggregates
S. Barbotin-Albinski Z. Shi E. Boehm-Courjault A. Leemann K. Scrivener Characterization of synthetic ASR products by TEM and preliminary comparison with on-field early stage products
B. Godart J. Wood Interaction of DEF and AAR, a review
J. Xu D. Lu Z. Xu Reaction behaviour of dolomite powder in Portland cement pastes cured at different conditions
S. Hanehara T. Oyamada Influence of maximum temperature at early age of concrete and R2O and/or SO3 content on DEF expansion of concrete
THEME 2 – Factors affecting AAR
Author(s) Title
O. Mielich H. Reinhardt H. Ozkan Creep and strength of pavement concretes containing alkali sensitive aggregates after climate simulating tests
B. Lothenbach Z. Shi Solubility data for alkali-silica reaction products
N. Courtois C. Cau Dit Coumes P. Gaveau A. Poulesquen J. Haas S. B. H. Hassine D. Bulteel Quantification of the extent of alkali-silica reaction occurring in cemented waste packages based on simplified model systems
A. Leemann Impact of different added alkalis on concrete expansion due to ASR
K. Huenger M. Danneberg S. Herold J. Acker Stress conditions in quartzite and their quantification by Raman spectroscopy
A. Rodrigue J. Duchesne B. Fournier M. Champagne B. Bissonnette Assessment of alkali-silica reaction related expansion and damage in alkali-activated slag/fly ash concretes
S. U. Einarsdottir R. D. Hooton Factors affecting the alkali release from concrete aggregates
J. Liaudat C. M. Lopez I. Carol Experimental study of the effects of mechanical restraints on ASR expansions in concrete
T. A. Martius-Hammer J. Lindgard B. Pedersen A study on ASR in high strength lightweight aggregate concrete
A. Gholizadeh-Vayghan F. Rajabipour</ td> Physicochemical properties of synthetic alkali-silica reaction (ASR) gels
M. B. Santos J. de Brito A. S. Silva Potentially alkali-reactive recycled aggregates – Their effect on concrete’s mechanical characteristics
O. Olajide M. Nokken L. Sanchez A review on the role of moisture and temperature in alkali silica reaction (ASR)
THEME 3 – Preventive measures
Author(s) Title
J. J. Berezosky F. Locati D. Falcone S. Marfil G. C. dos Santos Use of a zeolite-bearing pozzolan to inhibit the reactivity of a sand from Argentina
L. V. Larsen R. Kofoed R. A. Barbosa B. Grelk K. K. Hansen L. H. Jensen S. B. Hansen Controlling ASR in concrete by surface treatment – Field performance investigation
B. Godart L. Divet The new version of the French recommendations to prevent disorders due to Delayed Ettringite Formation
B. M. Pedersen E. Rodum M. Haugen J. Lindgard Prevention of ASR by use of low alkali OPC and silica fume. Field and lab studies from the Maridal culvert and the Storo bridge in Oslo, incl. assessment of residual expansion
M. Thomas S. Monkman The carbonation of recycled concrete aggregate affected by alkali-silica reaction
G. Kaladharan T. Szeles F. Rajabipour Novel alkali silica reaction inhibitors for concrete
Z. Jiang Q. Yang Y. Liu Experimental investigation on alkali activity and prevention measures of Low-grade metamorphic rock aggregates
L. Antunes L. Sanchez D. Souza P. Fransham The use of wood ash as supplementary cementitious materials (SCM) to mitigate the alkali-aggregate reaction (AAR) in concrete
M. J. Tapas K. Vessalas P. Thomas V. Sirivivatnanon Dissolution behaviour of SCMs in alkaline environment and mechanisms behind ASR mitigation
E. Nsiah-Baafi M. J. Tapas K. Vessalas P. Thomas V. Sirivivatnanon Mitigation of ASR using aggregate fines as alternative for SCMs
D. J. de Souza L. Sanchez A. Biparva L. Antunes The use of self-healing technology combined with supplementary cementing materials to mitigate the Alkali-Silica Reaction distress
A. Rossetti G. S. C. dos Santos D. D. Falcone E. F. Irassar Studies on illitic calcined clays as possible inhibitors of the Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR)
A. S. Silva A. B. Ribeiro L. Divet Prevention of internal sulphate reaction in concrete. Long-term results of the effect of mineral additions
T. Oey E. La Plante G. Falzone Y. Hsiao A. Wada L. Monfardini M. Bauchy J. Bullard G. Sant Calcium nitrate: A chemical admixture to inhibit aggregate dissolution and mitigate expansion caused by alkali-silica reaction
A. K. Saha P. K. Sarker Evaluation of the potential ASR of ferronickel slag aggregate and its mitigation by fly ash
A. Bourdot V. Thiery S. Cuchet D. Bulteel Experimental modeling of burnt oil shale impact towards ASR
F. Weise M. Fladt M. Wieland Internal water-repellent treatment – a novel strategy for mitigating alkali-aggregate reaction in concrete pavements
I. Sims A. Poole Despite Stanton: AAR from denial to remedy in the UK, Europe & the World
I. Fily-Pare B. Fournier J. Duchesne A. Tagnit-Hamou Impact of NaOH addition on the ASR expansion of ternary concrete incorporating Ground Glass
M. R. P. Carvalho E. M.R. Fairbairn R. D. T. Filho Prevention of alkali-aggregate reaction by using fiber reinforced concrete
E. T. Bueno C. Ferraro J. Paris K. Clavier K. Riding T. Townsend Performance of Alternative Pozzolans – Alkali Silica Reactivity
M. J. Tapas L. Sofia K. Vessalas P. Thomas W. South V. Sirivivatnanon K. Scrivener The ability of SCMs to mitigate ASR in cements of higher alkali contents assessed by pore solution method
K. S. T. Chopperla J. Ideker Performance of Portland-limestone cements with supplementary cementitious materials to mitigate alkali-silica reaction
B. Boyd-Weetman P. Thomas V. Sirivivatnanon J. Nairn Alkali thresholds in concrete; the balanced alkali approach in ASR mitigation
K. M. De Vasconcelos Moreira P. V. Gomes Oliveira E. Pontes de Deus A. E. B. Cabral Effectiveness in ASR mitigation: incorporate SCM during the Portland cement manufacturing or in the concrete production?
THEME 4 – Testing for potential AAR
Author(s) Title
W. Hermerschmidt C. Muller M. Bohm Investigations on the influence of sand and testing conditions on the expansion behaviour of concretes in ASR tests
K. S. T. Chopperla J. Ideker A study on the effect of aggregate type on pore solution composition
N. Sinno M. Shehata Ways to evaluate alkali-silica reactivity of mineral fillers
H. Zeitlhofer B. Achleitner G. Maier C. Bos M. Peyerl S. Krispel ASR testing versus field experience in Austria
E. Nsiah-Baafi K. Vessalas P. Thomas V. Sirivivatnanon Protocols for investigating the reactivity of aggregates and alkali thresholds for ASR prevention
M. Kositz K. Huenger F. Weise Regression analysis of ASR expansions and silica dissolution in the presence of NaCl
B. J. Wigum O. Andic-Cakır P. Nixon I. Sims A. Poole B. Fournier J. H. Ideker J. Lindgard Global research and collaboration on alkali aggregate reactions in concrete: ICAAR-conferences and RILEM TCs achievements
B. J. Wigum G. J. Einarsson Testing of Icelandic aggregates and various binders – laboratory vs. field; A decade of results and experiences
B. J. Wigum J. Lindgard RILEM Technical Committee 258-AAA. Development of a performance-based testing concept
M. A. Glinicki D. Jozwiak-Niedzwiedzka A. Antolik K. Dziedzic K. Bogusz Application of RILEM test methods for alkali-silica reactivity evaluation of Polish aggregates for concrete road structures
I. Fernandes A. S. Silva V. Ramos D. Soares Sequel of the IMPROVE Project: petrographic analysis of the concrete from concrete prims tests
E. Krutt S. Pirskawetz W. Wallau B. Meng Development of an automated 60 °C Concrete Prism Test
T. F. Ronning J. Lindgard S. K. Bremseth Alkali boosting in ASR performance testing – Will extra addition of alkalis to the mix design candidate reflect expansion behaviour of cement clinker alkali variation?
T. F. Ronning J. Lindgard I. Borchers ASR performance testing concepts – RILEM AAR-10, AAR-11 and AAR-12
I. Sims K. Hassan M. Reid A. Smith M. B. S. Al-Kuwari Assessing AAR potential of processed Wadi Aggregates in Qatar, Arabian Gulf
K. de Weerdt P. Hemstad H. Justnes T. Ostnor T. F. Ronning J. Lindgard Fundamental study on ASR kinetics – effect of temperature on aggregate reactivity and pore-water composition
K. Yamada Y. Kawabata T. Kawakami Y. Sagawa Determining the pH of concrete pore water for alkali-wrapping considering alkali dissolution from aggregate
K. Yamada Y. Kawabata T. Kawakami Y. Sagawa S. Ogawa AW-CPT as an ideal laboratory potential expansion test for ASR with constant alkali content and maximized water supply and the design of an alkali solution for wrapping
P. Stukovnik V. B. Bosiljkov M. Marinsek Long term monitoring of alkali carbonate reactions (ACR)
G. Hartmut F. Schmidt-Dohl Investigations on reaction kinetics in solution experiments to prevent the alkali-silica reaction
L. Sofia T. Chappex K. Scrivener Impact of storage conditions on expansion due to ASR
THEME 5 – Diagnosis, evaluation and prognosis
Author(s) Title
E. Giannini A.Snyder T. Drimalas Diagnosis and prognosis of ASR in an airfield pavement
A. Zahedi L. F. M. Sanchez M. Noel Effect of confinement on AAR-induced expansion and damage
A. Bezerra G. Andrade L. Sanchez M. Fraser Automated assessment of AAR damage in concrete in progress
V. Lanza P. Alaejos Evaluation of the presence of ettringite in concrete structures affected by alkali-silica reaction
A. Zahedi Y. Zhu L. Sanchez B. Fournier Microscopic assessment of alkali-silica reaction (ASR) affected recycled concrete aggregate (RCA) mixtures derived from construction and demolition waste (CDW)
D. J. De Souza L. F. M. Sanchez Multi-level assessment of the ASR damage including Vickers’ hardness in concrete
R. Ziapour C. Trottier L. Sanchez Assessment of AAR-induced expansion and damage through the direct shear test
F. Shrimer J. Balinski Stories from the front: AAR testing gone awry
N. Zubaida A. Zahedi L. Sanchez P. Rivard Evaluation of the potential of residual expansion in concrete affected by Alkali Aggregate Reaction
T. Chappex J. Hammerschlag P. Kronenberg Correlation of mechanical fatigue testing and semi-quantitative optical microscopy analysis for the robust diagnosis of field ASR damaged structures
A. Antolik D. Jozwiak-Niedzwiedzka U. Diederichs Microstructural evaluation of the real concrete pavements with potential Alkali Aggregate Reaction signs
THEME 6 – Monitoring and non-destructive methods
Author(s) Title
H. Nakagawa T. Taniguchi M. Matsushima An investigation of ultrasonic method to monitor expansion of concrete due to ASR
S. Iliopoulos A. Lamberti K. Schildermans S. B. H. Hassine Monitoring of ASR affected samples using different NDT-techniques
S. Tayfur C. Yuksel O. Akar N. Alver O. Andic-Cakır Recent advances on the monitoring of mechanical properties of ASR-affected concrete by utilizing acoustic emission method
A. J. Taylor B. Thomas R. G. Venn Moisture conditioning of concrete prism specimens and monitoring their length changes using digital image correlation
B. Elmi J. P. Lebet Determination of ASR expansion potential using permanent GPS stations: Experimental device and first results
F. Tiecher D. Schovanz N. P. Hasparyk Reliability of a non-destructive method for identification of self-compacting concrete degradation by ASR
C. O. Rivas Blanco M. I. Avilés Flores E. M. Fernández Reyes Measurement of microstructural damage in ASR affected concrete samples by using micro-ultrasound imaging
A. L. Bournas N. Pyrialakou S. Nikolaou K. Katsifarakis K. Pilakoutas Experimental study on the structural response of columns with ASR and their repair using textile reinforced mortar
E. Pujadas L. Sancho P. Castro L. Pel L. Wadsö Monitoring water content in ASR affected concrete under different environmental conditions using NMR imaging
S. Chatterjee J. Thompson K. Folliard Nondestructive assessment of in-situ ASR gel stiffness in concrete pavements by continuous wavelet transforms of surface waves
M. R. Ali T. Matsushima H. Noguchi Micro-mechanical examination of ASR-induced expansion in cementitious materials via AFM technique
R. E. S. Souza S. Chatterjee J. Thompson K. Folliard Evolution of ASR-gel stiffness over time and its spatial distribution in concrete through a novel nondestructive test method using surface waves
THEME 7 – Structural effects of AAR and coupled AAR/DEF
Author(s) Title
A. Rossetti S. Weinschenker D. Falcone G. Dos Santos Influence of a reactive sand on the mechanical performance of HPC beams
L. Matta S. Roy R. Seracino Near surface mounted CFRP strengthening of large-scale ASR-affected concrete bridge members under sustained loads
H. P. Jágr D. Lechner C. Portella R. Rodrigues S. Wüest G. Antonicelli J. M. Henault D. Monette A. Leemann J. Voit S. Dürrenmatt Towards a design methodology for the determination of the residual lifetime of concrete structures affected by AAR
A. Meschke P. Svidron L. Piechnik E. Tasche On the role of non-local ASR-induced damage in structural deterioration – Finite Element modeling and damage identification by inverse analysis
A. Duchesne N. Zubaida L. Sanchez Characterization of ASR-affected structures under load by using Acoustic Emission
D. R. Forgeron P. Ropert N. Surace Numerical simulation of AAR-affected structures considering mechanical-chemical behavior and damage propagation
S. A. E. Jarrah P. Rivard Microcrack characterization in alkali-aggregate reaction (AAR) affected concrete structures using microscopic observations and water absorption tests
M. Ben Haha B. Lothenbach A. Leemann Thermodynamic and microstructural modeling of ASR in concrete structures
M. Thiemicke T. Schossig D. Henning T. Matschei R. Trettin Recent findings on the interaction between DEF and ASR
J. Matos A. I. Ribeiro S. Melo M. Sousa A. B. Ribeiro Reinforcement corrosion in concrete affected by AAR
M. G. Raza K. Tobita D. Mishra K. Matsushita S. T. Huang Influence of ASR on reinforced concrete piers
E. R. Fiol R. I. Barros F. A . Branco Advanced computational techniques for structural analysis of 3D concrete structures
L. Fernández Altable N. García Núñez A. Soto E. Vázquez F. Puertas Performance of an alternative for alkali-aggregate reaction (AAR) in concrete structures
M. Sierens L. C. Sousa F. A. Branco R. I. Barros Experimental analysis of the mechanical behavior of AAR affected reinforced concrete members under cyclic actions
L. Shafieifar A. Azad L. M. Matuana C. L. Chiu Evaluation of the effect of FRP confinement on AAR/DEF affected concrete
A. Haxhibeqiri M. Tahiri H. Haliti F. Ajdini Effect of AAR and freeze-thaw action on bond between steel and concrete
THEME 8 – Modelling (micro, meso and macroscale)
Author(s) Title
J. Liu G. Sant L. Zhang T. Kim N. Neithalath A model to simulate long-term ASR distress in highly heterogeneous concrete based on constituent’s properties
S. Monfardini M. Bauchy G. Sant Reactive molecular dynamics simulations of ASR gel growth in concrete
D. Ghazanfari C. C. Ferraris M. Balonis G. Sant Predicting the reaction and transport of alkaline species through unsaturated particulate materials
M. Panagiotou A. L. Bournas M. Stangl B. Boulay S. Nikolaou G. Papadakis K. Pilakoutas Modelling alkali-silica reaction (ASR) expansion in concrete and comparing with ultrasonic testing
F. Rajabipour M. Liu J. Trout T. Whitestone S. Pour-Ghaz K. Amini M. Balonis A non-classical thermodynamic model to predict the critical humidity for alkali-silica reaction (ASR) in concrete
S. Wang G. P. T. M. Van Zijl W. Gao A new reactive transport model for alkali-silica reaction (ASR) in concrete
J. D. Monteiro M. J. F. Monteiro G. Weiss A. Shcarlat N. K. Gupta A. Raj C. P. Souza S. Goel R. Fernandes A. Deheeger T. E. Martinez S. Mukhopadhyay T. J. Mizutani K. A. Paine H. J. H. Brouwers M. M. Reda Taha C. H. Yu C. Strege A. Chamok J. Rodrigues Machine Learning applications in concrete alkali aggregate reactions (AAR)
R. E. Huber J. Yang F. Weiss M. Balonis A. Leemann Potential reactive and incompatible assemblages in the NIST/CEMDATA thermodynamic databases
THEME 9 – Repair and remedial measures
Author(s) Title
S. White A. Megyesi Hydrodemolition as an effective repair method for ASR affected structures
L. F. M. Sanchez M. Fraser S. E. Patterson S. W. Nicolay B. Fournier Effectiveness of lithium-based ASR treatments for ASR-affected concrete
S. A. E. Jarrah P. Rivard F. Berthold A. Schokker G. Beaudoin N. Zubaida S. Bonneau P. Labonte S. Gariepy The reactivity of alkali-aggregate reaction (AAR) gel for concrete structures subjected to electrochemical treatments
S. Hoshino Y. Sato R. Fujii Y. Kuroki T. Nishikawa Recent activities of Japan Concrete Institute (JCI) Committee on Diagnosis and Repair Methods for Concrete Structures Deteriorated by Alkali Aggregate Reaction
M. Cousin N. Van Herck ASR-MA: Roadmap to prevent ASR through Maintenance Activities in the Netherlands
H. Sunayama R. Fujii K. Ogawa S. Sakai S. Miyaji Long-term behavior of reinforced concrete column repaired by carbon fiber sheet
S. Lopez N. O’Flaherty C. E. Majorana J. G. Cabrera Rehabilitation of a decommissioned nuclear power plant in Scotland affected by ASR. Feasibility study for diamond wire cutting
F. Berthold L. Hernandez N. Ziadi A. Poursaee R. Ziapour L. Sanchez Long-term monitoring of electrochemical realkalization (ER) treatments to mitigate AAR
R. J. Saucier L. F. M. Sanchez Effect of low-frequency damping on ASR damaged concrete
N. Chinchon-Payan A. Puertas A. Blasco M. Alonso J. Borrachero J. Monzo L. P. Singh S. Mishra Protection and repair of concrete affected by AAR. Prevention of swelling by incorporation of nanosilica into aggregates
P. Rivard S. Jarrah F. Berthold Mitigation of ASR by means of electrochemical treatments: mechanisms and efficiency
M. Fraser L. F. M. Sanchez J. O. Jato-Espino B. Fournier Lithium-based ASR treatments in Quebec: overview of laboratory studies and field applications
K. Sobolev S. Sultana J. Radlinski Development of protective coatings to mitigate Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR) in concrete using engineered superhydrophobic and photocatalytic nanoparticles
A. H. M. Ahmad M. F. Nuruddin M. F. M. Zain Experimental study of repair materials for structures affected by Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR)
B. Godart B. Fournier G. Grimal F. Desmettre J. Duchesne Performance-based specifications to prevent alkali-aggregate reaction (AAR) – 20 years experience in France and Quebec
C. J. Forbes J. P. Le Roux S. Grimal P. Rivard J. Duchesne L. F. M. Sanchez Mitigation of ASR by using supplementary cementitious materials (SCM) with low Ca/Si ratio: a Quebec perspective
K. Amini M. Maleki R. Thomas S. Pour-Ghaz K. Amini K. Kirisits R. J. Myers Concrete durability enhancement using self-healing microcapsules
E. Vazquez S. Garcia-Nunez M. Martinez G. Gomez A. Barrera-Diaz P. Balzer J. Wiegmann In-situ re-alkalization of structures affected by ASR using electrochemical techniques
L. Pontiroli G. Buzzi ASR mitigation by the use of colloidal silica in a siliceous limestone