Study on the Effects of Different Water-Cement Ratios on the Flow Pattern Properties of Cement Grouts
The article presents an study on the rheological properties of cement grouts with different water-cement ratios of 0.5,0.55,0.6,0.65,0.7,0.75,0.8,0.9,1.0,1.1,1.25,1.0,2.0,5.0 and10.0.It was to investigate different water-cement ratios of cement grouts effecting its flow pattern properties, and thus determinate the conversion point of them among Newtonian fluid, Bingham fluid and Power-law fluid. It confirmed that,when take into accounts of all negative factors possibly affecting the experiment, including asynchronous loading steps, water temperature, apparatus deflection and so on, W/C(water-cement ratio) = 0.75 is a inflection point,which Power-law fluid converted into Bingham fluid, while at W/C =1.25 the cement grouts suffered a conversion from Newtonian fluid to Bingham fluid. This research results supplied, improved and expanded the knowledge of the flow pattern properties of cement grouts and conversion condition with different water-cement ratios, and so it has important theory meaning and realistic value and may contributes to the engineering practices.
Dongye Sun, Wen-Pei Sung and Ran Chen
Z. Q. Yang et al., "Study on the Effects of Different Water-Cement Ratios on the Flow Pattern Properties of Cement Grouts", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 71-78, pp. 1264-1267, 2011