Projects

1. Coordination and Synergetic Research in Priority Program 2005 OPUS FLUIDUM FUTURM Rheology of raective, multiscale, multiphase construction materials
2. Internal dynamics in concrete and model systems of concrete: 3D particle tracking, flow and concentration profiles.
3. Analysis of Time-variant Nano- and Microscopic Mechanisms for Modelling the Meso- and Macroscopic Segregation Stability of Concrete Subject to Vibration
4. Simulation based modelling of time- and shear-dependent disperse and rheological properties of cement suspensions
5. The characterization of the rheological properties of suspension, mortar and concrete under the influence of hydration, temperature, pressure and vibration
6. Form filling ability of fresh concrete: A time and hydration dependent approach
7. Component additive approach to predict cement paste rheology considering mineral and particle heterogeneity on different scales (CONCERT)
8. Stability of concrete subjected to vibration – Analysis of the nano- and microscopic structural build-up and structural breakdown behavior of cementitious suspensions
9. Superplasticizer/Particle Interactions and its Effect on Microstructure, Viscosity and Thixotropy of Cementitious Suspensions
10. Flow-induced particle migration in cement-based materials at high shear rates
11. Effects of mesoscopic constituents on the rheological behaviour of cementitious materials in the context of additive construction (AC)
12. Rheology-active additives in OPC based formulations – From nano/micro-scale structures to macro scale properties
13. Investigating the Rheological Behavior of Low Water-to-Cement Concretes Admixed With Superplasticizers and Co-Dispersants and the Underlying Dispersion Mechanism
14. Understanding fresh concrete flow by advanced rheological characterization
15. Superposing particle interactions and hydration effects on the rheology of accelerated cementitious systems (SPHERE)
16. Rheology of the lubrication layer based on a two-phase liquid-granular flow approach
17. Direct numerical simulation of dynamic aggregate migration in fresh concrete using multi-scale Smoothed-Particle Hydrodynamics
18. Rheological properties of fresh concrete and their molecular origin analyzed by novel combined rheological methods
19. From micro to macro – fundamental concrete modelling considering local shear rate and microstructure inhomogeneities due to processing using a scale-bridging approach
20. Structure-effect relationship between superplasticizers and the properties of fresh cement pastes analyzed by novel combined rheological techniques
21. Multiphase granular suspension flow during pumping in complex geometries – FLOWcomplex
22. Multi-scale analysis of fully-resolved fresh concrete ow using mesh-free SPH
23. Open channel flow behaviour of concrete in the presence of obstacles and mechanisms of flow blockage (OCF-Blockage)
24. Rheology of low clinker concretes with tailored superplasticizer polymers – Control and modelling of viscosity and thixotropic structural build-up
25. Shear-Dependent Rheological Behavior of Ecologically Improved Cements Containing Calcined Clays as Clinker Substitute
26. Tailored yield stress
27. Viscoelasticity related deformability and structural build-up of fresh concrete Effects of the carrier liquid chemistry on particle interactions (VisCodeBuild)
28. Effects of steel and polymer fiber on the rheological behavior and processing parameters of cement-based materials in the context of 3D-printing by layered extrusion – printFRC
29. Superposing particle interactions and hydration effects on the rheology of cementitious systems in the presence of different ions in the aqueous phase – SPHERE DOS