Project

Cementitious materials with selfhealing properties by using bacteria, polymers or pozzolans

Duration
01 January 2008 → 31 December 2013
Funding
Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Engineering and technology
    • Environmental microorganism biotechnology
Keywords
bioprecipitation concrete selfhealing
 
Project description

The aim of the project is to obtain selfhealing of concrete constructions by use of calcium carbonate precipitating bacteria, by introduction of polymers or resins, or by activation of the pozzolanic reaction in high volume fly ash concrete.