Numerical Simulation of Natural and Super-Critical Carbonation on Concrete Porous Brick


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Based on the partial differential equations on the carbonation of porous materials, this paper develops the natural and super-critical carbonation model by the multi-physics field coupling software to simulate and predict the relation between carbonation degree and the period of carbonation. It is shown that the carbonation degree after 1 day under super-critical condition is equivalent to that after 1 year under natural condition. The bidirectional carbonation makes the concrete porous brick carbonated faster than the concrete block, thus it is suitable for commercial production.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 343-344)

Edited by:

David Wang




X. X. Zha and S. S. Cheng, "Numerical Simulation of Natural and Super-Critical Carbonation on Concrete Porous Brick", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 343-344, pp. 112-115, 2012

Online since:

September 2011




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