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Programs and Projects
Sustainable, High Performance Infrastructure Materials Program

To develop and deploy measurement science tools that enable the manufacturing, construction, and transportation industries to reliably assess the … more

Measurement Science for Service Life Prediction of Polymers Used in Photovoltaic Systems Project

Standards for quantitatively characterizing the performance and predicting the service lives of polymeric components used in photovoltaic (PV) … more

Assuring Performance of Infrastructure Repair Materials Project

In spite of advances in materials and construction technologies, our nation's civil infrastructure remains in a state of serious decay. The 2013 … more

Assessment of High-Temperature and Innovative Insulation Thermal Performance Project

The use of thermal insulation is a primary approach to reducing heating and cooling loads in buildings, which account for 42 % (i) and 24 % (i) of … more

Flammability Metrics for New Low-GWP Refrigerants Project

Objective - To develop the capability to measure and predict the burning velocity of mixtures of low-GWP refrigerants to allow the ranking of the … more

Chemical, Structural, and Kinetic Measurement Technologies for Cementitious Materials Project

The unceasing quest for more durable, more environmentally friendly, and less expensive construction materials is compelling the concrete industry … more

Instruments
Integrating Sphere-based Weathering Device

In the artificial ultraviolet (UV) weathering of materials, a need exists for weathering devices that can uniformly illuminate test specimens with … more

Line Heat-Source Guarded Hot Plate

The 1-meter guarded hot-plate apparatus measures thermal conductivity of building insulation. This facility provides for absolute measurement of … more

Software
VCCTL Software

(Return to Cement Hydration and Degradation Modeling Software) The Virtual Cement and Concrete Testing Laboratory (VCCTL) software provides a … more

Stokes Three-Dimensional Permeability Solver

(Return to Cement Hydration and Degradation Modeling Software) A set of C and Fortran computer programs have been developed for computing the … more

CEMHYD3D Software

(Return to Cement Hydration and Degradation Modeling Software) Version 1.0 of CEMHYD3D included three computer programs (statsimp.c, corrcalc.c, … more

Virtual Rapid Chloride Permeability Test

(Return to Cement Hydration and Degradation Modeling Software) The purpose of this form is to estimate the results of a rapid chloride … more

Estimation of Pore Solution Conductivity

(Return to Cement Hydration and Degradation Modeling Software) The purpose of this form is to provide an estimate of the electrical conductivity … more

Concrete Electrical Conductivity Test

(Return to Cement Hydration and Degradation Modeling Software) The purpose of this form is to compute the results of a bulk electrical … more

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