HiPerMat: 3rd International Symposium on Ultra-High Performance Concrete will start in Kassel, Germany on March 7th, 2012

Conference Topics

Material Science
  • Aggregates and cement
  • Rheology, additives and superplasticizers
  • Optimisation by inert or reactive fillers
  • Modelling of the matrix and/or the hydration
  • Processing and mixing
  • Heat treatment
  • Application of nanotechnology

Strength and Deformation Behaviour of UHPC
  • Fibre reinforcement
  • Creep and shrinkage
  • Fatigue under static and cyclic loading
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Modelling of the structural behaviour
  • Fibre reinforcement and interaction with bar reinforcement
  • Multiaxial stress states

Durability of UHPC
  • Porosity
  • Resistance to freeze-thaw-cycling
  • Resistance to chemical attacks
  • Fire resistance

Design and Construction with UHPC
  • Recent applications
  • Composite structures
  • Internal and external prestressing
  • Glueing of structural members
  • Monitoring
  • UHPC for security structures

Further Topics
  • Testing procedures
  • Economy
  • Sustainability
  • Guidelines and standardization
  • Visions

Nanotechnology for Construction Materials
  • Nanocomposites in mortars and concrete
  • Metrology at the nanoscale
  • Photocatalysis
  • Surface mechanics and chemistry
  • Carbon nanotubes