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George Scherer

Selected Publications

  1. "Evidence of Anomalous Thermal Expansion of Water in Cement Paste." Cement And Concrete Research, 35, 57-66, 2005 [with J.J. Valenza].
  2. “Stress from Crystallization of Salt.” Cement Concrete Res., 34, 1613, 2004.
  3. “Factors Affecting Crystallization Pressure.” In Internal Sulfate Attack and Delayed Ettringite Formation, Proc. Int. RILEM 186-ISA Workshop, K. Scrivener and J. Skalny, eds, PRO 35, RILEM Publications, Paris, 139, 2004.
  4. “Characterization of Saturated Porous Bodies.” Concr. Sci. Eng., 37, 21, 2004.
  5. “Effect of Swelling Inhibitors on the Swelling and Stress Relaxation of Clay-bearing Stones.” In Natural Stone, Weathering Phenomena, Conservation Strategies and Case Studies, S. Seigesmund. T. Weiss, and A. Vollbrecht, eds., Geological Society, Bath, UK, 2004 [with I. Jimenez Gonzalez].
  6. “Thermal Expansion and Viscosity of Confined Liquids.” In Dynamics of Small Confining Systems, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., Materials Res. Soc., Warrendale, PA, 790, 85, 2004 [with S. Xu and G.C. Simmons].
  7. “Thermal Expansion Kinetics: Method to Measure Permeability of Cementitious Materials: III, Effect of Viscoelasticity.” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 87, 1509, 2004.
  8. “Measuring Permeability of Rigid Materials by a Beam-Bending Method: IV. Transversely Isotropic Plate.” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 87, 1517, 2004.
  9. “Stress from Crystallization of Salt.” Cement Concr. Res., 34, 1613, 2004.
  10. “Measuring Permeability of Rigid Materials by a Beam-Bending Method: V. Isotropic Rectangular Plates of Cement Paste.” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 87, 1927, 2004 [with J.J. Valenza II].
  11. “Crystallization Damage by Sodium Sulfate.” J. Cultural Heritage 4, 109, 2003 [with N. Tsui and R.J. Flatt].
  12. “Dynamic Pressurization: Novel Method for Measuring Fluid Permeability.” J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 325, 34, 2003, [with J. Gross].
  13. “Measuring Permeability and Stress Relaxation of Young Cement Paste by Beam-bending.” Cement Concrete Res., 33, 1925, 2003 [with W. Vichit-Vadakan].
  14. “Measuring Permeability of Rigid Materials by a Beam-Bending Method: III. Cement Paste.” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 85, 1537, 2002 [with W. Vichit-Vadakan].
  15. “Dangling Bond Deflection Model: Growth of Gel Network with Loop Structure.” Phys. Rev. E, 65, 401, 2002 [with H.-S. Ma and R. Jullien].
  16. “Elasticity of DLCA Model Gels with Loops.” Int. J. Solids Struct., 39, 4605, 2002 [with H.-S. Ma, J. Prévost, and R. Jullien]
  17. “Optimization of the Rapid Supercritical Extraction Process for Aerogels.” J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 311, 259, 2002 [with J. Gross, L.W. Hrubesh, and P.R. Coronado].
  18. “Rheology Optimization of Particle Modified Consolidants.” In Materials Issues in Art & Archaeology VI, P.B. Vandiver, M. Goodway, and J.L. Mass, eds., Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA, 712, 15, 2002 [with E. Aggelakopoulou, P. Charles, M.E. Acerra, A.I. Garcia, and R.J. Flatt].
  19. “Hygric Swelling of Portland Brownstone.” In Materials Issues in Art & Archaeology VI, P.B. Vandiver, M. Goodway, and J.L. Mass, eds., Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA, 712, 21, 2002 [with I. Jimenez Gonzalez and M. Higgins].
  20. “Hydration and Crystallization Pressure of Sodium Sulfate: A Critical Review.” In Materials Issues in Art & Archaeology VI, P.B. Vandiver, M. Goodway, and J.L. Mass, eds., Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA, 712, 29, 2002 [with R.J. Flatt].
  21. “Method of Protecting Concrete from Freeze Damage.” U.S. Patent #6,485,560, November 26, 2002 [with J. Chen and J. Valenza].
  22. “Thermal Expansion Kinetics: Method to Measure Permeability of Cementitious Materials: II, Application to Hardened Cement Paste.” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 84, 385, 2001 [with H. Ai and J.F. Young].
  23. “Effects upon Nitrogen Sorption Analysis in Aerogels.” J. Coll. Interf. Sci., 236, 385, 2001 [with G. Reichenauer].
  24. “Extracting the Pore Size Distribution of Complaint Materials from Nitrogen Adsorption.” Coll. Surf. A, 187, 41, 2001 [with G. Reichenauer].
  25. “Nitrogen Sorption in Aerogels.” J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 285, 167, 2001 [with G. Reichenauer].
  26. “Computer Simulation of Mechanical Structure-Property Relationship of Aerogels.” J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 285, 216, 2001 [with H.-S. Ma, J.-H. Prévost, and R. Jullien].
  27. “Materials Science Research for Conservation of Sculpture and Monuments.” In MRS Bulletin, p. 44, January 2001 [with R. Flatt and G. Wheeler].
  28. “Practical Adhesion of Organic Coatings to Metals: The Role of the Interphase and Its Residual Stresses.” In Adhesion Aspects of Thin Films, Vol. 1, K.L. Mittal, ed., VSP, Zeist, The Netherlands, p. 217, 2001 [with J. Bouchet, A.A. Roche, and E. Jacquelin].
  29. “Beam-Bending Method for Permeability and Creep Characterization of Cement Paste and Mortar.” In Creep, Shrinkage and Durability Mechanics of Concrete and Other Quasi-Brittle Materials, F.-J. Ulm, Z.P. Bazant, and F.H. Wittmann, eds., Elsevier, Amsterdam, p. 27, 2001 [with W. Vichit-Vadakan].
  30. “Measuring Permeability of Rigid Materials by a Beam-Bending Method: I. Theory.” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 83, 2231, 2000.
  31. “Measuring Permeability of Rigid Materials by a Beam-Bending Method: II. Porous Vycor.” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 83, 2240, 2000 [with W. Vichit-Vadakan].
  32. “Thermal Expansion Kinetics: Method to Measure Permeability of Cementitious Materials: I. Theory.” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 83, 2753, 2000.
  33. “Mechanical Structure-Property Relationship of Aerogels.” J. Non-Cryst. Sol., 277, 127, 2000 [with H.-S. Ma, A.P. Roberts, J.-H. Prévost, and R. Jullien].
  34. “Nitrogen Adsorption in Compliant Materials.” J. Non-Cryst. Sol., 277, 162, 2000 [with G. Reichenauer].
  35. Sol-Gel Science: The Physics and Chemistry of Sol-Gel Processing, Academic Press, New York, 1990.
  36. Relaxation in Glass and Composites, Wiley, New York, 1986; reprinted by Krieger, Malabar, FL, 1992.