Quantitative X-Ray Diffraction Analysis of Anhydrous and Hydrated Portland Cement - Part 2: Computer-Based Methods

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The present work reviews current practices in quantitative XRD analysis of anhydrous and hydrated Portland cement. While Part 1 of this two-part work reviews the conventional internal standard method and the reference intensity ratio (RIR) method, Part 2 reviews the more commonly used computer-based methods, which include the Rietveld method (with or without internal standard) and the G-factor method (with external standard). Further, some critical general aspects of the experimental procedures that affect the accuracy of the analysis are discussed.

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Hasan Zuhudi Abdullah, Rosniza Hussin, Mas Fawzi Mohd Ali, Hariati Mohd Taib, Sufizar Ahmad, Ainun Rahmahwati Ainuddin, Hamimah Abdul Rahman, Mohamed Nasrul Mohd Hatta, Wan Nur Azrina Wan Muhammad, Shahruddin Mahzan, Maizlinda Izwana Idris et al.

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498-503

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D. D. Nguyen et al., "Quantitative X-Ray Diffraction Analysis of Anhydrous and Hydrated Portland Cement - Part 2: Computer-Based Methods", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 1087, pp. 498-503, 2015

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February 2015

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