(57) A strain-hardening cementitious composite (SHCC) can include cement, fly ash (FA), dune sand (DS), and polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) fibers. The amount of DS in the SHCC can be at least 25 % by weight. The cement can be Type I ordinary Portland cement, conforming to ASTM C150 specifications. The fly ash can be Class F fly ash (FA). The median particle size of the cement can be 14 μm. The median particle size of the FA can be 10 μm.
(71) Mohammad Iqbal Khan, Riyadh (SA); Galal Fares, Riyadh (SA); Shehab Eldin Mohamed Mourad, Riyadh (SA); Wasim Abbass, Riyadh (SA)
(73) King Saud University, Riyadh (SA)