Background and objectives.- Introduction to modeling of cement hydrate at nano-scale.- Introduction to simulation techniques on the cement-based materials.- Modeling the calcium silicate Hydrate by molecular simulation.- Molecular simulation of water and ions migration in the nanometer channel of calcium silicate phase.- Models for the cross-linked calcium aluminate silicate hydrate (C-A-S-H) gel.- Molecular dynamics study on cement-graphene nanocomposite.- The future and development trends of computational chemistry applied in concrete science .
About the Author
Dongshuai Hou is a Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering, Qingdao University of Technology. He received his Doctor degree from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2014. His research interests include the molecular structure and behavior of cement-hydrate; ab initio, molecular dynamics, and other computational chemistry methods; and multi-scale studies on concrete materials. To date, he has published more than 80 academic papers in the field of concrete material and computational chemistry.