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Scientific papers

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) created in the USA in 1904 is a forum for the discussion of all matters related to concrete and the development of solutions to problems.

This is conducted through conventions, meetings and technical publications. Several Technical Committees have been set up, such as Committee 234 on Silica Fume in Concrete under "Materials and Properties of Concrete". The mission of the ACI Committee 234, created in 1988, is to develop and report information on silica fume in concrete and mortar. Committee 234 issued the “ Guide for the Use of Silica Fume in Concrete”, describing the physical and chemical properties of silica fume; how silica fume interacts with Portland cement; the effects of silica fume on the properties of fresh and hardened concrete; recent typical applications, etc.
This Guide is accessible here below.

The International Concrete Research & Information Portal of the ACI website provides a Search function for scientific papers published on silica fume.  Nearly 900 documents addressing Silica Fume have been published.
This portal is accessible here below.