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Volume 2014, Article ID 781393, 6 pages
Research Article

Feasibility of Using Phase Change Materials to Control the Heat of Hydration in Massive Concrete Structures

1Department of Architectural Engineering, Gachon University, Gyeonggi-Do 461-701, Republic of Korea
2Tripod Co., Inc., Daejeon 305-335, Republic of Korea
3Department of Architectural Engineering, Woosong University, Daejeon 300-830, Republic of Korea
4Red Butterfly Strontium Industry Co., Ltd, Choungqing 402-368, China
5Department of Architectural Engineering, Chungnam National University, Daejeon 305-764, Republic of Korea

Received 3 April 2014; Revised 11 June 2014; Accepted 26 June 2014; Published 16 July 2014

Academic Editor: Shicong Kou

Copyright © 2014 Won-Chang Choi 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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