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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 606524, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/606524
Research Article

Effect of Metakaolin on Strength and Efflorescence Quantity of Cement-Based Composites

1Physics Division, Tatung University, 40 Zhongshan North Road, 3rd Section, Taipei 104, Taiwan
2Deptartment of Civil Engineering, National Ilan University, 1 Shen-Lung Road, Ilan 260, Taiwan
3Institute of Nuclear Energy Research, Atomic Energy Council, Executive Yuan, Taoyuan 325, Taiwan

Received 8 March 2013; Accepted 8 April 2013

Academic Editors: D. Aggelis, S. Chen, M. Jha, and E. Lui

Copyright © 2013 Tsai-Lung Weng 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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