H F W Taylor was for many years Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at
he University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Since 1948, his main research
interest has been the chemistry of cement. His early work laid the
foundations of our understanding of the structure at the nanometre
level of C-S-H, the principal product formed when cement is mixed
with water, and the one mainly reponsible for its hardening.
Subsequent studies took him into many additional aspects of... more...