Dataset for "Effect of fibre loading on the microstructural, electrical, and mechanical properties of carbon fibre incorporated smart cement-based composites"

Dataset

Description

The data "Dataset_Frontiers" is pertinent to the study in the paper "Effect of carbon fibre loading on the microstructural, electrical, and mechanical properties of cement-based sensors" published under the research topic "Smart Concrete to Deliver Sustainable Infrastructures" in the Journal: Frontiers in materials

The purpose of collecting the data was to understand the transitional behaviours of microstructural, electrical, and mechanical properties of cement-based sensors, which occur while increasing the amount of the carbon fibre from lower to higher dosages. This will facilitate the understanding on the improvement of self-sensing performance of cement-based sensors by improving the manufacturing process and mixing design, and the use of multi-functional in-situ self-sensing.

The data contains information of the electrical and mechanical properties of cement-based sensors containing carbon fibres from zero to 2.4% by volume (vol.%).

Two excel spread sheets are included in the zip file.

In the "Electrical properties.xlsx":
the column of "Sensor (S/m)" contains data for the bulk conductivity of cement-based sensors,
the column of "Solution mixture (S/m)" contains data for the bulk conductivity of diluted calcium hydroxide (CH) solution incorporating carbon fibres.

In the "Mechanical properties.xlsx":
the column of "Rf (MPa) " contains data for the flexural strength of cement-based sensors,
the column of "Rc (MPa) " contains data for the compressive strength of cement-based sensors.
Date made available22 Nov 2022
PublisherUniversity of Bath

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