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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2016, Article ID 8792817, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8792817
Research Article

Study on Microstructural Evolution and Strength Growth and Fracture Mechanism of Cemented Paste Backfill

1Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Education of China for High-Efficient Mining and Safety of Metal Mines, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing 100083, China
2School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing 100083, China

Received 14 June 2016; Revised 28 July 2016; Accepted 31 July 2016

Academic Editor: Charles C. Sorrell

Copyright © 2016 Jian-Xin Fu 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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