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Advances in Condensed Matter Physics
Volume 2014, Article ID 591084, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/591084
Research Article

Cracking Tendency Prediction of High-Performance Cementitious Materials

1Key Laboratory of New Technology for Construction of Cities in Mountain Area, Chongqing University, Ministry of Education, Chongqing 400044, China
2School of Materials Science and Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400044, China

Received 31 October 2013; Revised 20 February 2014; Accepted 28 May 2014; Published 5 August 2014

Academic Editor: Daniel Balint

Copyright © 2014 Ke Chen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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