Professor Douglas Hooton

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R. D. Hooton
Dept. of Civil Engineering
University of Toronto
35 St. George St.
Toronto, Ontario
Canada, M5S 1A4

Tel: 416-978-5912
Fax: 416-978-7046

hooton@civ.utoronto.ca

Research Interests

Concrete durability and service life: permeability, pore structure, chloride ingress, and moisture content; Alkali aggregate reactions; Sulfate resistance; De-icer salt scaling resistance; Properties of ancient concrete materials; Physical, chemical and mineralogical properties of Portland cements, supplementary cementing materials, admixtures; Cement-admixture interactions; Performance standards and specifications for concrete.

Education

B.A.Sc. 
M.A.Sc. 
Ph.D. (McMaster)
P.Eng.

Teaching

Course Code Title & Description Instructor Session Day(s) Start Time End Location(s)
CIV209H Prof. Douglas Hooton Winter 2018 Scheduled by the Office of the Faculty Registrar.
CIV514H

Prof. Douglas Hooton Winter 2018 Scheduled by the Office of the Faculty Registrar.

Research Group

Current Graduate Students

Recent Graduate Students

  • Mila Aleksic (2010)
  • Francis Alonzi
  • Dr. Roland Bleszynski
  • Andrea Boddy
  • Olga Garces Rodriques
  • Anna Maria Gonzales
  • My Phuong Ha
  • Gustavo Julio-Betancourt
  • Kerrie Kerinidis
  • Shervan Khanna
  • Hoa Lam
  • Dr. Michelle Nokken
  • John Pontarollo
  • Amir M. Ramezanianpour
  • Dr. Terry Ramlochan
  • Michael Robbins
  • Ahmad Shahroodi (2010)
  • Dr. Medhat Shehata
  • Amanda Smith
  • Dr. Kyle Stanish
  • Melissa Titherington
  • Phil Zacarias
  • Dr. Hassan Zibara

Research Associates and Assistants

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  • Urszula Nytko
  • Olga Perabetova
  • Dr. Jin-Cheol Kim
  • Visiting Prof. Seong Soo Kim
  • Catherine Korinek
  • Nellshah Khakoo

Ph.D. Theses

  • McGrath, P.F. (1996) "Development of test methods for predicting chloride penetration into high performance concrete."
  • El-Dieb, A.S. (1994) "Permeation of fluids through high performance concrete."
  • H. Zibara (2001), “Binding of External Chlorides by Cement Pastes” (with M.D.A. Thomas)
  • R. Bleszynski (2002), “Mitigation of ASR with Slag-Silica Fume Ternary Systems”,(with M.D.A. Thomas)
  • K. Stanish (2002), “Rapid Assessment of Chloride Resistance” (with M.D.A. Thomas)
  • T. Ramlochan (2003), “Temperature Tolerant, High Early Strength Cement Systems” (with M.D.A. Thomas)
  • M.R. Nokken (2004), “Early Age Development of Transport Properties in Concrete”
  • G. Julio Betancourt (Current),“Effects of De-Icers on Concrete Salts on Concrete”
  • D. Qi (2004), “Cemented Pressure Treated Wood Wastes” (with P. Cooper, Forestry)
  • O. S. Khanna (2009), “Utilization of Cement Kiln Dust”
  • J.H.P. Phillips (1993), “The Effects of Corrosion on the Structural Performance of New and Repaired One-Way Slabs”

MASc Theses

  • Aleksic, M. (2010), "Assessment of a Rapid Test for Sulfate Resistance"
  • Shahroodi, A. (2010), "Assessing Surface and Bulk Resistivity Tests for Qualifying the Chloride Penetration Resistance of Concrete"
  • Gonzales, A.M. (2007), “Chemical Shrinkage Testing”
  • Robbins, M.E. (2006), “Early-Age Thermal Stresses and Cracking in Concrete”
  • Lam, M. (2005), “Autogenous and Early-Age Shrinkage Crack Resistance of Concrete”
  • Phuong Ha, M. (2003), “Quantification of Curing Effects on Chloride Ingress”
  • Zacarias, P. (2002), “Effects of Fly Ash on Delayed Ettringite Formation” (with M. Thomas)
  • Julio-Betancourt, G. (2002), “Effects of Testing Conditions on Chloride Diffusion Measurements”
  • Smith, A. (2002), “Sulphate Resistance of Ternary Systems”
  • Garces Rodriques, O. (2001), “Influence of Cracks on Chloride Ingress into Concrete”
  • Pontarollo, J. (2000), “Environmental Life-Cycle Costing of Pavements” (with Professor Philip Byer)
  • Boddy, A. (2000), “Effect of Product Form of Silica Fume on its Ability to Control Alkali-Aggregate Reaction” (with M. Thomas)
  • Furtado, E. (1999), “Cement-Admixture Interactions”
  • Hong, K. (1998) "Cyclic wetting and drying and its effects on chloride ingress in concrete."
  • Titherington, M. (1998),  “Effects of Steam Curing on Chloride Diffusion Properties of Concretes”
  • Evans, A. (1997) "The optimum sulphate content in portland cement."
  • Stanish, K. (1997) "Corrosion effects on bond strength in reinforced concrete."
  • Pun, P.C.H. (1997) "Influence of silica fume on chloride resistance of concrete."
  • DeSouza, S.J. (1996) "Test methods for the evaluation of the durability of covercrete."
  • Boyd, A.J. (1995) "Salt scaling resistance of concrete contanining slag and fly ash."
  • Halamickova, P. (1993) "The influence of sand content on the microstructure development and transport properties of mortar."
  • Herman, R. (1993), “Concrete Surface Treatments: New Methods for Testing Silane and Siloxane Sealers”
  • Yan, F. (1992), “Design of Expansive Cement Concretes” (with Professor Shamim Sheikh)
  • Bin-Ahmad, R. (1991),   “Evaluation of Rates of Absorption Tests for Estimating the Permeability of Concrete”
  • Elias, W. (1991), “Effects of Corrosion on Flexural Capacity and Bond of  Reinforced Concrete”
  • Pashutinski, I. (1990), “Mechanisms Responsible for the Sulphate Resistance of Concretes Containing Supplementary Cementing Materials”
  • McGrath, P. (1989), “The Influence of Self-Desiccation on Concrete Durability”

MEng Projects

  • T. Sanguliano (1993), “Influence of Curing on Properties of Concretes with Supplementary Cementing Materials”
  • G.B. Chiarelli (1994), “Measurement of Relative Humidity and in Concrete and Its Commercial Application”
  • D. Wannamaker (1996), “Evaluation of Alternative Concretes for Water Retaining Structures”
  • R. Donatelli (2005), "Strength and Durability Properties of Self-Consolidating Concrete"

Publications

Book Chapters or Book Editor

Kosmatka, S.H., Kerkhoff, B., Hooton. R.D. and McGrath, R. “Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures”, 8th Canadian Edition, Cement Association of Canada, 411 pp., June 2011. (Hooton wrote or revised 12 of 20 chapters).

Van Tittelboom, K., De Belie, N., Hooton, D. “A Critical Review on Test Methods for Evaluating the Resistance of Concrete Against Sulfate Attack”, Chapter 4 In Performance of Cement-based Materials in Aggressive Aqueous Environments, RILEM, Springer, (published Dec. 2012)

Bickley, J.A., Hooton, R.D., and Hover, K.C. “Issues Related to Performance-based Specifications for Concrete”, Chapter 12 in Concrete Durability - A Practical Guide to the Design of Durable Concrete (ed. M. Soutos), Thomas Telford, 2010, pp. 481-541.

Hearn, N., Hooton, R.D. and Nokken, M.R., “Pore Structure and Permeability”, Chapter 23 in Significance of Tests and Properties of Concrete and Concrete Making Materials, ASTM STP169D, May 2006

Hooton, R.D., Co-Editor with M.D.A. Thomas, J. Marchard, J.A. Beaudoin and J.P. Skalny, “Ion and Mass Transport in Cement-Based Materials”, Materials Science of Concrete Special Volume, American Ceramic Society, 2001, 300 pp.

Hooton, R.D., Editor, “Advances in Cement and Concrete”, Engineering Foundation, New York, 1999.

Hearn, N., Hooton, R.D. and Mills, R. H., “Pore Structure and Permeability”, Chapter 25 in Significance of Tests and Properties of Concrete and Concrete Making Materials, ASTM STP169C, 1994 (pp. 240-262). (Received the ASTM Sanford E. Thomson Award in 1998).

Hooton, R.D., Co-Editor (with P. Klieger), Carbonate Additions to Cement, ASTM STP 1064, 1990.

Hooton, R.D., “The Reactivity and Hydration Products of Blast-Furnace Slag”, Chapter in Supplementary Cementing Materials, editor, V.M. Malhotra, CANMET 1987, pp. 247-288 (also translated into French, 1991).

Refereed Journal Articles

Peterson, K., Julio-Betancourt, G., Sutter, L., Hooton, R.D and Johnston, D. “Observations of chloride ingress and calcium oxychloride formation in laboratory concrete and mortar at 5°C,” Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 45, 2013, pp. 79-90.

Hooton, R.D., and Bickley, J.A., “Prescriptive versus Performance approaches for durability design - the end of innocence?” Materials and Corrosion, Vol. 63, No. 12, 2012, pp. 1097-1101.

Angst, U.M., Hooton, R.D., Marchand, J., Page, C.L., Flatt, R.J., Elsener, B., Gehlen, C., Gulikers, J. “Present and future durability challenges for reinforced concrete structures,” Materials and Corrosion, 2012, Vol. 63 No.12, pp. 1047-1051

Ramezanianpour, A.M., and Hooton, R.D., “Sulfate Resistance of Portland-Limestone Cements in Combination with Supplementary Cementitious Materials”, Materials and Structures, 13 pp. published on-line Oct. 2. 2012, DOI 10.1617/s11527-012-9953-8.

Ramezanianpour, A.M., and Hooton, R.D., “Thaumasite Sulfate Attack in Portland and Portland-Limestone Cement Mortars Exposed to Sulfate Solution,” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 40, 2013, pp.162-173.

Ogawa, S. Nozaki, T., Yamada,K., Hirao, H. and Hooton, R.D., “Improvement on sulfate resistance of blended cement with high alumina slag: Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 42, No. 2, 2012, pp. 244-251

Thomas, M.D.A., Hooton, R.D., Rogers, C.A. and Fournier, B., “50 Years Old and Still Going Strong: Fly Ash Puts Paid to ASR,” Concrete International, Vol. 34 (1) 2012, pp.35-40.
Thomas, M.D.A., Hooton, R.D., Scott, A. and Zibara, H., “The Effect of Supplementary Cementing Materials and W/CM on the Chloride Binding Capacity of Cement Paste,” Cement and Concrete Research Vol. 42, No. 1, 2012, pp. 1-7.

Lothenbach, B., Scrivener, K. and Hooton, R.D., “Supplementary Cementitious Materials”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 41, 2011, pp.1244-1256.

Kerenidis, K. and Hooton, R.D. “Mitigating Alkali-Silica Reaction when Using High-Alkali Cements,” Concrete International, Vol. 33, No. 5, May 2011, pp. 34-39.

Bouzoubaâ, N. Bilodeau, A. Fournier, B. Hooton, R.D. Gagné, R. and Jolin, M. “Deicing Salt Scaling Resistance Of Concrete Incorporating Fly Ash And/Or Silica Fume: Laboratory And Field Sidewalk Test Data,” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 38, 2011, pp. 373-382.

Lane, D.S., Detwiler R.J. and Hooton, R.D., “Testing Transport Properties in Concrete”, Concrete International, Vol. 32, No. 11, Nov. 2010, pp. 33-38 (reviewed).

Hooton, R.D., Thomas, M.D.A., and Ramlochan, T., “Use of Pore Solution Analysis in Design for Concrete Durability,” Advances in Cement Research, Vol. 22, No. 4, Oct. 2010, pp.203-210.

Ramezanianpour, A. and Hooton, R.D., "Evaluation of Two Automated Methods for Air Void Analysis of Hardened Concrete," Journal of ASTM International, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2010, 10 pp. (paper ID JAI102476)

Hucheng, Qi, Cooper, P.A. and Hooton, R.D., “The investigation of basic processes of rapidly hardening wood-cement-water mixture with CO2”, European Journal of Wood and Wood Products, Vol. 68, No. 1, 2010, pp. 35-41.

Hooton, R.D. and Weir, A., “Green Concrete Goes for the Gold at 2010 Winter Olympics,” Concrete International, Vol.32, No.2, Feb. 2010, pp.45-48. (not reviewed)

Thomas, M.D.A., Hooton, R.D., Cail, K., Smith, B.A., De Wal, J., and Kazanis, K., G., “Field Trials of Concretes Produced with Portland Limestone Cement,” Concrete International, Vol.32, No.1, Jan. 2010, pp. 35-41 (reviewed).

Ogawa, S., Yamada, K., Hirao, H., Hyoda, H., Matsui, A., and Hooton, R.D. “Sulfate Resistance Improvement of Blended Cement Based on Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag”, Journal of Research of the Taiheiyo Cement Corporation, No. 156, 2009, pp. 3-11.

Bouzoubaâ, N., Bilodeau, A., Fournier, B., Hooton, R.D., Gagné, R. and Jolin, M., “Deicing Salt Scaling Resistance of Concrete Incorporating Supplementary Cementing Materials: A Promising Laboratory Test”, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 35, Nov. 2008, pp. 1261-1275.

Nokken, M.R. Boddy, A., Xiaorong Wu, and Hooton, R. D. “Effects of temperature, chemical and mineral admixtures of the conductivity of concrete,” Journal of ASTM International, Vol. 5, No. 5, May 2008, JAI Paper101296-07, pp. 1-9.

Kim, Jin-cheol, Ryu, Jonghyun, and Hooton, R.D., “Evaluation of Strength and Set Behaviour of Shotcrete with Set Accelerators”, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 35, 2008, pp. 400-407.

Habel, K., Charron, JP., Braike, S., Hooton, R.D., Gauvreau, P., and Massicotte, B., “Ultra-high performance fibre reinforced concrete (UHPFRC) mix design in Central Canada”, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 35, No. 2, Feb. 2008, pp.217-224.

Leech, C., Lockington, D., and Hooton, R.D., Galloway, G., Cowin, G., and Dux, P., "Validation of Mualem's conductivity model: Prediction of the permeability from the sorptivity," ACI Materials Journal, Vol. 105, No. 1, Jan./Feb. 2008, pp. 44-51.

Hooton, R.D. “Bridging the Gap Between Research and Standards,” Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 38, No. 1, 2008, pp. 247-258.

Zibara, H., Hooton, R.D., Thomas, M.D.A., and Stanish, K., “Influence of the C/S and C/A ratios of hydration products on the chloride ion binding capacity of lime-SF and lime-MK mixtures” Cement and Concrete Research, Vol.38, No. 3, 2008, pp. 422-426.
Nokken, M.R. and Hooton, R.D., "Relating Pore Parameters to Transport Properties of Concrete", Materials and Structures, Vol. 41, No 1, Jan. 2008, pp. 1-16.

Lee, S.T., Hooton, R.D., Jung, H.-S., Park, D.-H., and Choi, C.S. “Effect of Limestone Filler on the Deterioration of Mortars and Pastes Exposed to Sulphate Solutions at Ambient Temperature”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol.38, No.1, 2008, pp. 68-76.

Boyd, A. J. and Hooton, R.D., “Long-Term Scaling Performance of Concretes Containing Supplementary Cementing Materials”, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 16, No. 10, Oct. 2007, pp. 820-825.

Ekolu, S.O., Thomas, M.D.A., and Hooton, R.D., “Dual Effectiveness of Lithium Salts in Controlling both Delayed Ettringite Formation and ASR in Concretes”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 37, No. 6, 2007, pp. 942-947.

Ekolu, S.O., Thomas, M.D.A., and Hooton, R.D., “Implications of Pre-formed Microcracking in Relation to the Theories of DEF Mechanism”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol.37, No.2, 2007, pp. 161-165.

Ma Xinwei, Cao Lixin, Hooton, R.D., Lam, H., and Changren, N.I.U., “Time-Dependent Early-Age Behaviors of Concrete under Restrained Conditions,” Journal of Wuhan University of Technology-Materials Science Edition, 2007, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp 350-353.

Ma Xinwei, Changren, N.I.U., and Hooton, R.D., “Tensile Creep of High Performance Concrete under Restrained Conditions,” Journal of Wuhan University of Technology-Materials Science Edition, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2006. pp 26-29, +41.

Nokken, M.R. and Hooton, R.D., “Electrical Conductivity as a Prequalification and Quality Control Tool”, Concrete International, Vol. 28, No. 10, 2006, pp. 61-66.

Bickley, J.A., Hooton, R.D., and Hover, K.C., “Performance Specifications for Durable Concrete: Current Practice and Limitations”, Concrete International, Vol. 28, No. 9, 2006, pp. 51-57.

Hooton, R.D., Mindess, S, Roumain, J.C., and Boyd, A.J., “Proportioning and Testing for Concrete Durability”, Concrete International, Vol. 28, No.8, August 2006, pp. 38-41.

Leech, C., Lockington, D., and Hooton, R.D., “Estimation of Water Retention curve from Mercury Intrusion Porosimetry and van Genuchten Model”, ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 103, No. 2, March-April 2006, pp. 291-295.

Nokken, M.R., Boddy, A., Hooton, R.D., and Thomas, M.D.A., “Time-Dependant Diffusion in Concrete” Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2006, pp.200-207.

Hooton, R.D., Hover, K.C., and Bickley, J.A., “Performance Standards and Specifications for Concrete: Recent Canadian Developments”, Indian Concrete Journal, Vol.79, No.12, Dec. 2005, pp. 31-37.

Ekolu, S.O., Thomas, M.D.A., and Hooton, R.D., “Pessimum Effect of Externally Applied Chlorides on Expansion due to Delayed Ettringite Formation: Proposed Mechanism”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 31, No. 4, April 2006, pp 688-696.

Lee, S.T., Hooton, R.D., Kim S.S., and Kim, E.K., “Effect of Fineness of High-Alumina Ground Granulated Blast-Furnace Slag on Magnesium Sulfate Attack”, Magazine of Concrete Research, Vol 58, No. 5, 2006,  pp. 301-311.

Lee, S.T., Moon, H.Y., Hooton, R.D., and Kim, J.P., “Effect of Solution Concentrations and Replacement Levels of Metakaolin on the Resistance of Mortars to Magnesium Sulfate Solutions”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 35, No. 7, 2005, pp. 1314-1323.

Ramlochan, T., Hooton, R.D and. Thomas, M.D.A., “The Effect of Pozzolans and Slag on the Expansion of Mortars Cured at Elevated Temperature, Part II: Microstructural and Microchemical Investigations”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol.34, No.8, 2004, pp.1341-1356.

Julio-Betancourt, G.A. and Hooton, R. D., “Study of the Joule Effect on RCPT Values and Evaluation of Related Electrical Properties of Concrete”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 34, 2004, pp.1007-1015.

Nokken, M.R., Hooton, R.D., and Rogers, C.A., “Measured Internal Temperatures in Concrete Exposed to Outdoor Cyclic Freezing” Cement, Concrete, and Aggregates, Vol.26, No.1, June 2004, pp. 26-32.

Titherington, M.P. and Hooton, R.D., “Chloride Resistance of High Performance Concretes Subjected to Accelerated Curing”, Cement and Concrete Research ,Vol. 34, No. 9. 2004, pp.1561-1567.

Brown, P.W., Hooton, R.D., and Clark B.A., “Microstructural Changes in Concretes With Sulfate Exposure”, Cement and Concrete Composites, Vol.26, 2004, pp. 993-999.

Stanish, K., Hooton, R.D., and Thomas, M., "A Novel Method for Describing Chloride Ion Transport Due to an Electrical Gradient in Concrete, Part 1: Theoretical Description," Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 34, No.1, 2004, pp.43-50.

Stanish, K., Hooton, R.D., and Thomas, M., "A Novel Method for Describing Chloride Ion Transport Due to an Electrical Gradient in Concrete, Part 2: Experimental Study," Cement and Concrete Research, Vol.34, No.1, 2004, pp.51-58.

Brown, P.W., Hooton, R.D., and Clark B.A., “The Co-Existence of Thaumasite and Ettringite in Concrete Exposed to Sulphate at Room Temperature and the Influence of Blastfurnace Slag Substitution on Sulphate Resistance”, Cement and Concrete Composites, Vol.25, No.8, 2003, pp.939-945.

Zibara, H. Hooton, D. Yamada, K., and Thomas, M. D. A., "Roles of Cement Mineral Phases in Chloride Binding", Cement Science and Concrete Technology, Japanese Cement Association, No. 56, 2002, pp.384-391

Boddy, A., Hooton, R.D. and Thomas, M.D.A., “The Effect of Silica Content of Silica Fume on its Ability to Control Alkali-Silica Reaction”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 33, 2003, pp. 1263-1268.

Ramlochan, T., Zacarias, P., Thomas, M.D.A. and Hooton, R.D., “The Effect of Pozzolans and Slag on the Expansion of Mortars Cured at Elevated Temperature, Part I: Expansive Behaviour”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 33, No. 6, 2003, pp. 807-814.

Garces Rodriguez, O. and Hooton, R.D., “Influence of Cracks on Chloride Resistance of Concrete”, ACI Materials Journal, Vol. 100, No. 2, March-April 2003, pp. 120-126.

Bleszynski, R.F., Hooton, R.D., Thomas, M.D.A. and Rogers, C.A., “Durability of Ternary Blend Concretes with Silica Fume and Blastfurnace Slag: Laboratory and Outdoor Exposure Site Studies”, ACI Materials Journal, Vol. 99, No. 5, Sept-Oct 2002, pp. 499-508.

Brown, P.W. and Hooton, R.D., “Ettringite and Thaumasite Formation in Laboratory Concretes Prepared Using Sulfate-Resisting Cements” Cement and Concrete Composites, Vol. 24, 2002, pp. 361-370.

Nokken, M.R. and Hooton, R.D., “Dependence of Rate of Absorption on Degree of Saturation of Concrete”, Cement, Concrete and Aggregates. Vol. 24, No. 1, 2002, pp. 20-24.

Hooton, R.D., Geiker, M.R. and Bentz, E.C., “Effects of Curing on Chloride Ingress and Implications of Service Life”, ACI Materials Journal, Vol. 99, No. 2, 2002, pp. 201-206.

Boddy, A., Hooton, R.D. and Gruber, K.A., “Long-Term Testing of the Chloride Penetration Resistance of Concrete Containing High-Reactivity Metakaolin”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 31, No. 5, 2001, pp. 759-765.

Gruber, K., Ramlochan, T.,Boddy, A., Hooton, R.D. and Thomas, M.D.A., “Increasing Concrete Durability with High Reactivity Metakaolin”, Cement and Concrete Composites, Vol. 23,  2001, pp. 479-484.

Boddy, A., Hooton, R.D. and Thomas, M.D.A., “The Effect of Silica Fume Product Form on its Ability to Control Alkali-Silica Reaction”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 30, 2000, pp. 1139-1150.

Hooton, R.D., “Canadian Use of Ground Granulated Blast-Furnace Slag as a Supplementary Cementing Material for Enhanced Performance of Concrete”, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 27, 2000, pp. 754-760.

Martin-Perez, B., Zibara, H., Hooton, R.D. and Thomas, M.D.A., “A Study of the Effect of Chloride Binding on Service Life Predictions”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 30, 2000, pp. 1215-1223.

Hong, K. and Hooton, R.D., “Effects of Fresh Water Exposure on Chloride Contaminated Concrete”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 30, 2000, pp. 1122-1207.

Rogers, C.A., Grattan-Bellew, P.E., Hooton, R.D., Ryell, J. and Thomas, M.D.A., “Alkali-Aggregate Reactions in Ontario”, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering Vol. 27, No. 2, April 2000, pp. 246-260.

Stanish, D., Hooton, R.D. and Pantazopoulou, S.J., “Corrosion Effects on Bond Strength in Reinforced Concrete”, ACI Structures Journal, Vol. 96, No. 6, 1999, pp. 915-921.

McGrath, P.F. and Hooton, R.D., “A Re-Evaluation of the AASHTO T259-90 day Salt Ponding Test”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 29, 1999, pp. 1239-1248.

Boddy, A., Bentz, E., Thomas, M.D.A. and Hooton, R.D., “A  Multimechanistic Chloride Transport Model: An Overview and Sensitivity Study”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 29, 1999, pp. 827-838.

Hong, K. And Hooton, R.D., “Effects of Cyclic Exposure on Penetration of Concrete Cover”, Cement and Concrete Research Vol. 29, 1999, pp. 1379-1386.

DeSouza, S.J., Hooton, R.D. and Bickley, J.A., “A Field Test for Evaluating High Performance Concrete Covercrete Quality”, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 25, Dec. 1998, pp. 551-556.

Thomas, M.D.A., Cail, K. and Hooton, R.D., “Development and Applications of Silica Fume Concrete in Canada: a Retrospective” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 25, No. 3, 1998, pp. 391-400.

DeSouza, S.J., Hooton, R.D. and Bickley, J.A., “Evaluation of Laboratory Drying Procedures Relevant to Field Conditions for Concrete Sorptivity Measurements”, Cement, Concrete, and Aggregates, Vol. 19, No. 2, December 1997, pp. 92-96.

Thomas, M.D.A., Hooton, R.D. and Rogers, C.A., “Prevention of Damage Due to Alkali-Aggregate Reaction (AAR) in Concrete Construction - Canadian Approach”, Cement, Concrete and Aggregates, Vol. 19, No. 1, June, 1997, pp. 26-30.

McGrath, P.F. and Hooton, R.D., “Influence of Voltage on Chloride Diffusion Coefficients from Chloride Migration Tests”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 26, No. 8, 1996, pp. 1239-1244.

Khayat, K.H., Bickley, J.A. and Hooton, R.D., “High Strength Concrete Properties Derived from Compressive Strength Values”, Cement, Concrete and Aggregates, Vol. 17, No. 2, 1995, pp. 126-133.

El-Dieb, A.S. and Hooton, R.D., “Water Permeability Measurement of High Performance Concrete Using a High Pressure Triaxial Cell”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 25, No. 6, 1995, pp. 1199-1208.

Hooton, R.D. and Rogers, C.A., “Determination of Slag Content in Hardened Concrete”, ASTM, Cement, Concrete and Aggregates, Vol. 17, No. 1, 1995 pp. 56-61.

Ohga, H. and Hooton R.D., “Evaluation of Chloride Permeability in Cementitious Materials by the Rapid Chloride Permeability Test”, Seison-Kenkyo, Tokyo, Vol. 46, No. 7, pp. 29-32. (In Japanese)

Bickley, J.A., Ryell, J., Rogers, C. and Hooton, R.D., “Some Characteristics of High Strength Structural Concrete: Part 2”, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 21, 1994, 1084-1087.

El-Dieb, A.S. and Hooton, R.D., “A High Pressure Permeability Cell with Improved Measurement Sensitivity for Saturated Water Permeability of High Performance Concrete”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 24, No. 5, 1994, pp. 854-862.

El-Dieb, A.S. and Hooton, R.D., “Evaluation of the Katz-Thompson Model for Estimating the Water Permeability of Cement-Based Materials from Mercury Intrusion Porosimetry Data”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 24, No. 3, 1994, pp. 443-455.

Fu Yan, Sheikh, S.A. and Hooton, R.D., “Microstructure of Highly Expansive Cement Pastes”, ACI Materials Journal.  Vol. 91, No 1, Jan/Feb, 1994, pp. 46-53.

Hooton, R.D. and Rogers, C.A., “Development of the NBRI Rapid Mortar Bar Test Leading to its Use in North America”, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 7, 1993, pp. 145-148.

Xu Zhongxi and Hooton, R.D., “Migration of Alkali Ions by Several Mechanisms”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 23, No. 4, 1993, pp. 951-961.

Hooton, R.D. “Influence of Silica Fume Replacement of Cement on Physical Properties and Resistance to Sulfate Attack, Freezing and Thawing, and Alkali-Silica Reactivity”, ACI Materials Journal, Vol. 90, No. 2, March/April 1993, pp. 143-151.

Kerrick, D.M. and Hooton, R.D., “ASR of Concrete Aggregate Quarried from a Fault Zone: Results and Petrographic Interpretation of Accelerated Mortar Bar Tests”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 22, 1992, pp. 949-960.

Hearn, N. and Hooton, R.D., “Sample Mass and Dimension Effects on Mercury Intrusion Porosimetry Results”, Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 22, 1992, pp. 970-980.

Bickley, J.A., Ryell, J., Rogers, C. and Hooton, R.D., “Some Characteristics of High Strength Structural Concrete”, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 18, October 1991, pp. 885-889.

Rogers, C.A. and Hooton, R.D., “Reduction in Mortar and Concrete Expansion with Reactive Aggregates due to Alkali Leaching”, ASTM, Cement, Concrete and Aggregates, Vol. 13, No. 1, 1991, pp. 42-49.

Ye, Mingxun and Hooton, R.D., A Study of Porosity Measurements Methods for Hardened Cement Paste”, Journal of the Nanjing Hydraulic Research Institute, No. 47, March 1991, pp. 63-73.

Hooton, R.D. and Emery, J.J., “Sulphate Resistance of a Canadian Slag Cement”, ACI Materials Journal, Vol. 87, No. 6, Nov/Dec, 1990, pp. 547-555.

Ye, Mingxun and Hooton R.D., “Influence of Slag, Fly Ash and Silica Fume on Porosity of Hardened Cement Paste”, Journal of the Chinese Ceramic Society, Vol. 18, No. 2, April 1990, pp. 179-183.

Hooton, R.D. and Konecny, L., “Permeability of Grouted Fractures in Granite Rock”, ACI Concrete International, Vol. 12, No. 7, July 1990, pp. 48-56.

Cherney, E.A. and Hooton, R.D., “Cement Growth Failure Mechanism in Porcelain Suspension Insulators”, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol. PWRD-2 No. 1, Jan. 1987, pp.249-255.

Heimann, R.B. and Hooton, R.D., “Mineralogical Changes of Various Cement Formulations During Reaction with Groundwater in the Presence of Ca- and Na-Bentonite at 150?C”, Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 24, 1986, pp.289-302.

Emery, J.J., Hooton, R.D. and Gupta, R.P., “Utilization of Blast Furnace, Non-Ferrous and Boiler Slags”, Silicates Industrials, Vol. 42, pp.111-120, 1977.

Other Journal Articles

Stanish, K. Hooton, R.D., and Thomas, M.D.A., “The Rapid Migration Test for HPC”, HPC Bridge Views, No.37, Jan./Feb. 2005, p.3.

Stanish, K. Hooton, R.D., and Thomas, M.D.A., “The Rapid Migration Test-An Alternative to AASHTO T277”, HPC Bridge Views, No.13, Jan./Feb. 2001, pp.2-3.

Hooton, R.D., Nagi, M.A., Ozyildirim, H.C., “The Rapid Chloride Permeability Test”, HPC Bridge Views, No.12,Nov./Dec. 2000, pp.2-4.

Articles in Refereed Conference Proceedings

Juenger, M., Provis, J.L., Elsen, J., Matthes, W., Hooton, R.D., Duchesne J., Courard, L., Huan He, Michel F., Snellings R., and De Belie, N. “Supplementary Cementitious Materials for Concrete: Characterization Needs,” MRS Proceedings 1488, 21st International Materials Research Congress, Cancun, Mexico, Materials Research Society, 2012. 15 pp. imrc12-1488-7b-026 doi:10.1557/opl.2012.1536

Hooton, R.D. and Karkar, E., “Specifying Fluid Penetration Resistance of Concrete,” E-Proceedings, International Conference on Durability of Concrete, Trondheim, June 18-21, 2012. Principal Paper PP-1, 12pp.

Anson-Cartwright, M. and Hooton, R.D., “Optimization of Aggregate Gradation Combinations to Improve Concrete Sustainability and Durability,” Proceedings, 3rd International Structural Specialty Conference, CSCE, Edmonton, June 6-9, 2012, Paper STR-1059, 9pp.

Hooton, R.D. and Karkar, E., “Evaluating Durability of Concretes Using Rapid Measurements for Fluid Penetration Resistance,” Proceedings, Concrete Structures for Sustainable Community, FIB, Stockholm, June 11-13, 2012, pp.315-318

Hooton, R.D., Anson-Cartwright, M. and Schutz, U., “Improved Durability and Sustainability of Concretes Using Combined Aggregate Gradations,” Proceedings, Concrete Structures for Sustainable Community, FIB, Stockholm, June 11-13, 2012, pp.311-314.

Idekar, J, Drimalas, T., Bentivegna, A.F., Folliard, K.J., Fournier, B., Thomas, M.D.A. , Hooton, R.D., Rogers, C.A., “The Importance of Outdoor Exposure Testing,” e-Proceedings, 14th International Conference on Alkali Aggregate Reactions, Austin Texas, May 20-24, 2012. 10pp. (Paper 051412-IDEK).

MacDonald, C.A., Rogers, C.A. and Hooton, R.D., “The Relationship between Laboratory And Field Expansion – Observations At The Kingston Outdoor Exposure Site For ASR After Twenty Years,” e-Proceedings, 14th International Conference on Alkali Aggregate Reactions, Austin Texas, May 20-24, 2012. 10pp. (Paper 022811-MACD).

Hooton, R.D., Fournier, B., Kerenidis, K., and Chevrier, R., “Mitigating Alkali-Silica Reaction When Using High-Alkali Cements,”, e-Proceedings, 14th International Conference on Alkali Aggregate Reactions, Austin Texas, May 20-24, 2012. 10pp. (Paper 030211-Hoot-01)

Hooton, R.D., “Thirty Five Years Experience with Slag Cement Concrete in North America,” Nordic Concrete Research 11/2012 (Proceedings, Workshop on Durability Aspects of Fly ash and Slag in Concrete, Oslo Feb. 2012) pp. 179-190.

Ramlochan, T. and Hooton, R.D., “Microstructural Development of Thaumasite Sulfate Attack Resulting from Anhydrite Additions to Concrete,” CD Proceedings, 34th International Cement Microscopy Association, Halle, Germany, April 1-5, 2012 12pp.

Hooton, R.D., Bickley, J.A., and Hover, K.C., “Specifying and Achieving High Performance in Concrete Structures,” Proceedings, 9th International conference on High Performance Concrete, Rotorua, New Zealand, August 8-11, 2011 (CD-proceedings, Invited Paper by Hooton).

Ramlochan, T., Hooton, R.D. and Popoff, N.J., “Use of X-ray Diffraction to Investigate the Early Stiffening of Cement Pastes,” CD Proceedings, 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cements, Madrid, July 2011.pp.262-1-262-7.

Hooton, R.D., Ramezanianpour A., and Ahani, R.M., “Issues Related to the Use of Portland-Limestone Cements in Sulfate Exposure,” Proceedings, Nordic Concrete Research Symposium, Publication No. 43, Hameenlinna, Finland, May 30-June 1, 2011, pp. 235-238.

Hooton R.D., Ramezanianpour A., and Schutz, U., “Decreasing the Clinker Component in Cementing Materials: Performance of Portland-Limestone Cements in Concrete in combination with Supplementary Cementing Materials”, CD Proceedings, 2010 Concrete Sustainability Conference, NRMCA, Dubai, UAE, Dec. 13-14, 2010 (invited paper, presented by C. Lobo).

Hooton, R.D. “Challenges in Predicting Service-Life of Concrete Structures Exposed to Chlorides”, Proceedings, Service Life Design for Infrastructure, RILEM PRO 70, 2010, Vol.1, pp.3-16.

(invited keynote paper. Also served on International Scientific Committee, and served as session chair)

Hooton, R.D., Bentz, E.C., and Kojundic, T., “Long-Term Chloride Penetration Resistance of Silica Fume Concretes Based on Field Exposure,” Proceedings, Service Life Design for Infrastructure RILEM PRO 70, 2010, Vol.1, pp.503-512.

Ramezanianpour, A. and Hooton, R.D., "Evaluation of Two Automated Methods for Air Void Analysis of Hardened Concrete," in ASTM STP1511, Special Issue on Recent Advancements in Concrete Freezing-Thawing (F-T) Durability (editor, Kejin Wang) 2010, pp. 27-40.

Hooton, R.D., “Concrete durability and sustainability as influenced by resistance to fluid ingress and selection of cementitious materials”, Proceedings, Concrete Under Severe Environments, CONSEC’10, Merida, Mexico, June 6-9, 2010, pp.99-114. (Also on international organizing committee, serving as session chair, and a special session on June 9, 2010 was held in honor of Dr. Hooton)

Hooton R.D., Ramezanianpour A., and Schutz, U., “Decreasing the Clinker Component in Cementing Materials: Performance of Portland-Limestone Cements in Concrete in combination with Supplementary Cementing Materials”, CD Proceedings, 2010 Concrete Sustainability Conference, NRMCA, Tempe, Arizona, April 12-15, 2010, 15pp.

Hooton, R.D. and Julio-Betancourt, G. “Chemical Attack of Various Chloride Salts on Concrete” Proceedings, 17th IBAUSIL Conference, Weimar, Germany, Sept. 23-25, 2009 (invited plenary presentation) Vol. 1, pp. 13-23.

Julio-Betancourt, G. and Hooton, R.D., “Calcium and Magnesium Chloride Attack On Cement-Based Materials: Formation, Stability, and Effects of Oxychlorides”, RILEM PRO-66, Proceedings, Concrete Life’09: Concrete Durability and Service Life Planning, Haifa, Sept. 7-9, 2009, pp. 432-439.

Abrishami, H.H., Elgohary, M., Mitchell, D., Bickley, J.A., Hooton, R.D., and Cook, W.D. “Implementation of High-Performance Concrete in the ACR-1000 Containment Structure for 100-Year Design Life”. Proceedings SMIRT, Espoo, Finland Aug. 9-14, 2009 SMIRT 20, Division 6, Paper 1969, 8pp.

Hooton, R.D., Stanish, K., Angel, J.P., and Prusinski, J., “The Effect of Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag (Slag Cement) on the Drying Shrinkage of Concrete—A Critical Review of the Literature,” American Concrete Institute, Special Publication SP-263, 2009. pp. 91-108.

Bickley, J.A., Hooton, R.D., and Hover, K.C., 2009. “US Development of Performance Specifications Based on International Practice”, Proceedings, Concrete 21st Century Superhero: Building a sustainable Future, FIB (CD-proceedings), London, June 22-24., 8pp.

Hooton, R.D. and Brown, P.W., “Development Of Test Methods to Address the Various Mechanisms of Sulfate Attack,” RILEM Proceedings, PRO63, Concrete in Aggressive, Aqueous Environments, June 3-5, 2009, Toulouse, Vol. 2, pp.280-297. (invited keynote address) (also served on Scientific Committee for conference).

Sutter, L.L., Petersen, K.R., Julio-Betancourt, G., Hooton, R.D., VanDam, T., and Johnston, D., 2009, “Deleterious Chemical Effects of Concentrated Deicing Solutions on Portland Cement Concrete: Phase II Results”, Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, CD Proceedings Paper 09-3280.

Hooton, R.D., Bentz, E., and Kojundic, T., 2009. “Long-Term Chloride Penetration Resistance of Bridge Decks Made with Silica Fume Concretes”, Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, CD Proceedings, Session 718, Paper 09-1149, 7 pp.

Ogawa, S., Yamada, K., Hirao, H., Hyoda, H., Matsui, A., and Hooton, R.D. “Sulfate Resistance Improvement of Blended Cement Based on Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag”, Proceedings, The 3rd Asian Concrete Federation International Conference-ACF/VCA, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Dec. 2008, pp. 499-506.

Hooton, R.D., “New Developments in Durability-Based Performance Requirements in Canadian and US Concrete Specifications”, Proceedings, Annual Meeting of the Korean Concrete Institute, Seoul, October 28, 2008, 16pp. (invited keynote lecture).

Hooton R.D., Thomas, M.D.A., Ramlochan, T., and Bleszynski, R.F., “Durability of Ternary Blend Concrete with Silica Fume and Blast-Furnace Slag Laboratory and Outdoor Exposure Site Studies”, Proceedings, 8th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reactions, Trondheim, Norway, June 2008. (CD Proceedings).

Hooton, R.D., “Evolution of North American Standards for Sulfate Resistance: an Historic Perspective and Recent Developments”, Proceedings, RILEM Workshop on Performance of Cement-Based Materials in Aggressive Aqueous Environments, Ghent, Belgium, Sept. 3, 2007, pp. 75-77 (available on-line from RILEM)(invited).

Khanna, O.S., Kerenidis, K., Hooton, R.D., “Utilization of Cement Kiln Dust and SCMs in Cementitious Materials”, Proceedings, International Conference on Sustainability in the Cement and Concrete Industry Lillehammer, Norway, Sept. 16-19, 2007, pp. 343-353.

Hooton, R.D., Hover, K.C., and Bickley, J.A., “Performance Standards and Specifications for Concrete for Promotion of Sustainable Construction”, Proceedings, International Conference on Sustainability in the Cement and Concrete Industry Lillehammer, Norway, Sept. 16-19, 2007, pp. 628-638.

Hooton, R.D., “Bridging the Gap Between Research and Standards” CD Proceedings, International Conference on the Chemistry of Cements, Montreal, July 9-13, 2007 (Invited plenary speaker) 28pp. Paper TPL-1.

Lee, S.T., Hooton, R.D., Kim, S.S., Jung, H.S., Ryou, J.S., and Moon, H.Y., “Deterioration of Portland-Metakaolin Cement Pastes and Mortars Exposed to Magnesium Sulfate Solution”, CD Proceedings, International Conference on the Chemistry of Cements, Montreal, July 9-13, 2007, Paper W4-09.4.

Hooton, R.D., Hover, K.C., and Bickley, J.A., “Performance Standards and Specifications for Concrete for Promotion of Sustainable Construction”, proceedings, cONSEC’07, tours, France, June 4-6, 2007, Vol. 1, pp. 815-830.

Ekolu, S. O., Hooton, R. D., Thomas, M. D. A., Mwakali, J. A. & Taban-Wani, G. 2006: Studies on Ugandan volcanic ash and tuff. Proceedings, International Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology: pp. 75-83. Oxford: Elsevier Science Ltd.

Ma, Xinwei and Hooton, R.D., “Numerical simulation and assessment of self-induced tensile stress in steel ring restrained concrete specimens”, Proceedings, International RILEM Conference on Volume Changes of Hardening Concrete: Testing and Mitigation, Editors: O. M. Jensen, P. Lura, K. Kovler, RILEM PRO 052, 2006, pp. 157 – 164.

Rogers, C.A., Hooton, R.D., and Ramlochan, T., “The Kingston Outdoor Exposure Site for ASR - After 14 Years What Have We Learned?”, Proceedings, Marc-André Berubé Symposium, Seventh CANMET/ACI International Conference on Durability, Montreal, May31- June 2, 2006, 22pp.

Hooton, R.D., “Performance Tests, Performance Specifications, and Service Life Issues”, Concrete’05, Biannual Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia, Melboune, October 18, 2005 (Invited Keynote Speaker).

Lam, H. and Hooton, R.D., “Effects of Internal Curing Methods On Restrained Shrinkage and Permeability”, Proceedings, Fourth International Seminar on Self-Desiccation and its Importance to Concrete Technology, NIST. Gaithersburg, MD, June, 2005, (Ed. B. Persson, D. Bentz and L-O. Nilsson) Lund University, Division of Building materials Report TVBM-3126, pp. 210-228.

Julio-Betancourt, G.A. and Hooton, R.D., “Effect of De-icer and Anti-Icer Chemicals on the Durability, Microstructure and Properties of Cement-Based Materials”, Proceedings, Canadian Society of Civil Engineering, Toronto, June 2-4, 2005, pp. GC-252-1 to -8.

Ramlochan, T., Grabinsky, M.W. and Hooton, R.D., “Microstructural and Chemical Investigations of Cemented Paste Backfills”, Proceedings, Tailings and Mine Waste ’04, Colorado, Taylor & Francis Group, London, October, 2004, pp. 293-304.

Hooton, R. D. Stanish, K., and Prusinski, J., “The Effect of Ground Granulated Blast-Furnace Slag (Slag Cement) on the Drying Shrinkage of Concrete-A Critical Literature Review”, CD-Proceedings, Eighth CANMET/ACI International Conference on Fly Ash, Slag, Silica Fume, and Natural Pozzolans in Concrete, Las Vegas, 2004., 22pp.

Nokken M.R. and Hooton, R.D., “Discontinuous Capillary Pore Structure-Does It Exist?”, in Advances in Concrete Through Science and Engineering, CD ROM Proceedings, NorthWestern University, March 22-24, 2004, 16pp ( Paper 13 in Early Age Behavior Session).

Stanish, K., Hooton, R.D., and Thomas, M., "The Rate of Chloride Ion Binding in Concrete”, Proceedings, 2nd Annual Meeting, African Materials Research Society, Johannesburg, Dec. 8-11, 2003

Nokken, M.R. and Hooton, R.D., “Development of Impermeability in High-Performance Concretes”, Proceedings, 3RD International Symposium on High Performance Concrete, Orlando, Oct. 21, 2003, (CD-ROM Proceedings), paper 104, 16pp.

Neilsen, E.P. Herfort, D. Geiker, M. and Hooton, R.D., “Effect of Solid Solution of Afm Phases on Chloride Binding”, Proceedings, 11th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement, Durban, South Africa, May 12-16, 2003, pp.1497-1506.

Brown, P.W. and Hooton, R.D. and Clark, B., “The Co-Existence of Thaumasite and Ettringite in Concrete Exposed to Sulphate at Room Temperature and the Influence of Blastfurnace Slag Substitution on Sulphate Resistance” First International Conference on Thaumasite Sulfate Attack, BRE, UK, June 2002.(electronic proceedings).

Garces Rodriguez, O. and Hooton, R.D., “Scanning Electron Microscopy in Studying Chloride Ingress into Cracked Concrete”, Proceedings, 24th International Conference on Cement Microscopy, San Diego, April 7-11, 2002, pp. 286-303.

Hooton, R.D., Thomas, M.D.A. and Stanish, K.D., “Prediction of Chloride Penetration in Concrete”, US Dept of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Publication No. FHWA-RD-00-142, Oct. 2001, 412 pp.

Hooton, R.D. and Brown, P.W., “Microscopic Examination of Sulphate-Resistant Concretes Exposed to Sulphate Solutions for 21 Years”, Proceedings, 8th Euroseminar on Microscopy Applied to Building Materials, Athens, Sept. 2001, pp. 147-158 (invited paper). Also to appear in Annales Géologiques Des Pays Helléniques; Special Edition, Vol. XXXIX, 2001.

Ramlochan, T., Thomas, M.D.A. and Hooton, R.D., “Investigation of the Composition of the Inner and  Outer C-S-H Products in Heat Cured Mortar Containing Pozzolans and Slag by SEM and EDS”, Proceedings, 8th Euroseminar on Microscopy Applied to Building Materials, Athens, Sept. 2001, pp. 239-246 (invited paper). Also to appear in Annales Géologiques Des Pays Helléniques; Special Edition, Vol. XXXIX, 2001.

Hooton, R.D., “Development of Standard Test Methods for Measuring Fluid Penetration and Ion Transport Rates”, Materials Science of Concrete: Fluid and Ion Transport Rates in Concrete, A. Cer. S., Nov. 2001, pp. 1-12 (also co-editor of proceedings).

Bickley, J.A. and Hooton, R.D., “75?N, -49?C: The Investigation and Repair of Arctic Structures Damaged by Thaumasite”, Proceedings, Concrete Under Severe Environments,CONSEC’01, Vancouver, 2001, Vol. 2, pp. 1777-1784.

Nokken, M.R. and Hooton, R.D., “Evaporative Transport of Chlorides in Concrete”, Proceedings, Concrete Under Severe Environments, CONSEC’01, Vancouver, June 18-20, 2001, Vol. 1, pp. 357-364.

Stanish, K.D., Hooton,R.D. and Thomas, M.D.A., “A Rapid Migration Test for Evaluation of the Chloride Penetration Resistance of High Performance Concrete”, Proceedings, PCI/FHWA/FIB International Symposium on High Performance Concrete, Orlando, Sept. 25-27, 2000, pp. 358-367.

Obla, K., Hill, R., Thomas, M.D.A. and Hooton,R.D., “Durability of Concrete Containing Fine Pozzolan”, Proceedings, PCI/FHWA/FIB International Symposium on High Performance Concrete, Orlando, Sept. 25-27, 2000, pp. 125-134.

Bentz, D.P., Feng, X. and Hooton, R.D., “Time-Dependant Diffusivities: Possible Misinterpretation due to Spatial Dependence”, In RILEM Proceedings, PRO19, Testing and Modelling the Chloride Ingress into Concrete, Sept. 2000, pp. 2250-234.

Stanish, K.D., Hooton,R.D. and Thomas, M.D.A., “Evaluation of Four Short-Term Methods for Determining Chloride Penetrability in Concrete”, Water-Cement Ratio and Other Durability Parameters: Techniques for Determination, ACI SP-191, 2000, pp. 81-98.

DeSouza, S.J. Hooton,R.D. and Bickley, J.A., “Practical Quality Control Test Program for High-Performance Concrete in Precast Concrete Tunnel Liners”, Water-Cement Ratio and Other Durability Parameters: Techniques for Determination, ACI SP-191, 2000, pp. 99-114.

Hooton, R.D., Donnelly, R. and Clarida, B., “An Assessment of the Effectiveness of Blast-Furnace Slag in Contracting the Effects of Alkali-Silica Reaction”, Proceedings, 11th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction, Quebec, June 2000, pp. 1313-1322.

Bleszynski, R. F., Thomas, M.D.A., and Hooton, R.D. “The Efficiency of Ternary Cementitious Systems for Controlling Expansion Due To Alkali-Silica Reaction in Concrete”, Proceedings, 11th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction, Quebec, June 2000, pp.583-592.

Rogers, C., Lane, B., and Hooton, D., 2000, “Outdoor Exposure for Validating the Effectiveness of Preventative Measures for Alkali-Silica Reaction”, Proceedings, 11th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction, Quebec, June 2000, pp.743-752.

Hooton, R.D., “Are Sulfate Resistance Standards Adequate?” Material Science of Concrete: Sulfate Attack Mechanisms, A. Cer. S. 1999, pp. 357-366.

Hooton, R.D., Bleszynski, R.F. and Boddy, A., “Issues Related to Silica Fume Dispersion in Concrete”, Materials Science of Concrete - The Sydney Diamond Symposium, A. Cer. S.1998, pp. 435-446.

Hooton, R.D. and Phillips, J.M., “Corrosion Rates in New and Repaired Slabs”, Proceedings, CONSEC’98, Tromso, Norway, June 21-24, 1998, v. 2, pp. 1065-1074.

Phillips, J.M. and Hooton, R.D., “The Critical Segment Model for Service Life Prediction”, Proceedings,  CONSEC’98, Tromso, Norway, June 21-24, 1998, v. 1, pp. 499-508.

Hooton, R.D., Pun, P., Kojundic, T. and Fidjestøl, P., “Influence of Silica Fume on Chloride Resistance of Concrete”, Proceedings, PCI/FHWA International Symposium on High Performance Concrete, New Orleans, Oct. 20-22, 1997, pp. 245-256.

Hooton, R.D., Gruber, K. and Boddy, A.M., “The Chloride Penetration Resistance of Concrete Containing High-Reactivity Metakaolin”, Proceedings, PCI/FHWA International Symposium on High Performance Concrete, New Orleans, Oct. 20-22, 1997, pp. 172-183.

Hooton, R.D. and Boyd, A., “Effect of Finishing, Forming and Curing on De-Icer Salt Scaling Performance of Concretes”, Frost Resistance of Concrete, Proceedings, International RILEM Workshop Essen, Germany, Sept. 22-23, 1997, E&FN Spon., pp. 174-183.

McGrath, P.F. and Hooton, R.D., “Effect of Binder Composition on Chloride Penetration Resistance of Concrete”, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Durability of Concrete, Sydney, ACI SP-170, Vol, 1, Aug. 1997, pp. 331-347.

Thomas, M.D.A., Gruber, K.A. and Hooton, R.D., “The Use of High Reactivity Metakaolin in High Performance Concrete”, Proceedings, First International Conference on High Strength Concrete Engineering Foundation, July 13-18, 1997, 14 pp (in press).

Hooton, R.D., “Recent Developments in Testing for ASR in North America”, Proceedings, 10th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete, Melbourne, Aug. 1996, pp. 280-287.

Hooton, R.D. and McGrath, P.F., “Issues Related to Recent Developments in Service Life Specifications for Concrete Structures”, Proceedings, RILEM International Workshop on Chloride Penetration into Concrete, St. Rémy-les Chevreuse, Oct. 15-18, 1995, RILEM, (editors: L.O. Nilsson, J.P. Olliver), 1997, pp. 388-397.

Hooton, R.D. and El-Dieb, A.S., “Evaluation of Water Permeability of High Performance Concrete”, Proceedings, Concrete Under Severe Conditions, Sapporo, Japan, E. and F.N. Spon, 1995, Vol. 1, pp. 423-432.

Bickley, J.A., Hemmings, R.T., Hooton, R.D. and Balinski, J., “Thaumasite Related Deterioration of Concrete Structures”, ACI-SP 144, 1994, pp. 159-175.

Zhongzi, Xu, Yan Fu and Hooton, R.D., “Formation and Expansion of Secondary Ettringite Treated at High Temperature”,  Proceedings of the 3rd Beijing International Symposium on Cement and Concrete, Beijing, Oct. 27-30, 1993, Vol. 1, pp. 315-318.

Hooton, R.D., “High Strength Concrete as a By-product of Design for Low Permeability”, Proceedings, Concrete 2000, Dundee, 1993, Chapman and Hall, R.K. Dhir and R.R. Jones, Eds., Vol 2, pp. 1627-1638.

Hooton, R.D., Mesic, T. and Beal, D.L., “Sorptivity Testing of Concrete as an Indicator of Concrete Durability and Curing Efficiency”, Proceedings, The Third Canadian Symposium on Cement and Concrete, Ottawa, Aug. 1993, pp. 264-275.

Bickley, J.A., Hemmings, R.T., Hooton, R.D. and Balinski, J. “Low Temperature Sulphate Attack on Arctic Concrete Structures: A Case History”, Proceedings, The Third Canadian Symposium on Cement and Concrete, NRC, Ottawa, Aug. 1993, pp. 57-77.

Thomas, M.D.A., Hooton, R.D. and Mukherjee, P.K., “Deleterious Effects of Fly Ash and Bottom Ash Fills on Embedded Concrete”, Proceedings of the Tenth International Ash Use Symposium, EPRI TR-101774, Jan. 1993, pp. 16.1-16.13.

Hooton, R.D. and Rogers, C.A., “Development and Testing of the NBRI Rapid Mortar Bar Test Leading to ASTM P214", Proceedings, 9th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete, Concrete Society, London, July 27-31, 1992, Vol. 1, pp. 461-467.

Rogers, C.A. and Hooton, R.D., “The Relationship Between Laboratory and Field Expansion of Concrete Affected by the Alkali-Carbonate Reaction”, Proceedings, 9th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete, Concrete Society, London, July 27-31, 1992, Vol. 2, pp. 877-884.

Hooton, R.D., Sato, J. and Mukherjee, P.K., “Frost Damage in Non-Air Entrained Hydraulic Structures”, Proceedings, G.M. Idorn Durability Symposium, American Concrete Institute, SP-131, 1992, pp. 339-355.

Hooton, R.D., “Improving Concrete Durability”, Presentation and Proceedings of the Second Canadian Symposium on Cement and Concrete, Vancouver, July 25-26, 1991, pp. 242-251.

Hooton, R.D., “Applications and Durability of Slag Cements in Concrete”, Proceedings, Concrete for the Nineties, Leura, Australia, Sept. 2-5, 1990, pp. 179-210 (invited speaker).

McGrath, P. and Hooton, R.D., “Self-Desiccation of Portland Cement and Silica Fume Modified Mortars”, Proceedings, Advances in Cementitious Materials, American Ceramic Society, June 1991, pp. 489-500.

Hooton, R.D., “Effects of Carbonate Additions on Heat of Hydration and Sulphate Resistance of Portland Cements”, ASTM STP1064 Carbonate Additions to Cement, 1990, pp. 73-81.  (R.D. Hooton also served as co-chairman of this symposium and proceedings).

Hooton, R.D. and Rogers, C.A., “Evaluation of Rapid Test Methods for Detecting Alkali-Reactive Aggregates”, Proceedings, Canadian Developments in Testing for Alkali-Aggregate Reactivity, M.T.O.EM-92, Toronto, March 19, 1990, pp. 10-16.

Hooton, R.D., “Interlaboratory Study of the NBRI Rapid Test Method and CSA Standardization Status”, Proceedings, Canadian Developments in Testing for Alkali-Aggregate Reactivity, M.T.O.EM-92, Toronto, March 19, 1990, pp. 225-240.

Hooton, R.D., “Case Studies of Ontario Hydro’s Experience with Standard Tests for Alkali-Aggregate Reactivity”, Proceedings, Canadian Developments in Testing for Alkali-Aggregate Reactivity, M.T.O.EM-92, Toronto, March 19, 1990, pp. 181-189.

Chan, H.T., Johnston, H.M., Konecny, L., Hooton, R.D. and Dayal, R., “Use of Flue-Gas Desulphurization By-Products for Stabilizing Hydraulic Mine Backfill”, Proceedings, Innovations In Mine Backfill, Montreal, Oct. 2-5, 1989, pp.61-69.

Hooton, R.D. and Rogers, C.A., “Evaluation of Rapid Test Methods For Detecting Alkali-Reactive Aggregates”, Proceedings, Eighth International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction, Kyoto, July 17-20, 1989, pp. 439-444.

Rogers, C.A. and Hooton, R.D., “Concrete and Mortar Expansion Tests for Alkali-Aggregate Reaction - Variations Due to Alkali Leaching”, Proceedings, Eighth International Conference on Alkali-aggregate Reaction, Kyoto, July 17-20, 1989, pp. 327-332.

Hooton, R.D., “Problems Inherent in Permeability Measurement”, Proceedings of Advances in Cement Manufacture and Use, Engineering Foundation, N.Y. 1989 (invited contribution) pp. 143-154.

Hooton, R.D., “What is Needed in a Permeability Test for Evaluation of Concrete Quality”, Proceedings, Pore Structure and Permeability of Cementitious Materials, Materials Research Society, Vol. 137 1989, pp. 141-150. (Also served as Session Chairman at Symposium.)

Hooton, R.D. and Wakeley, L.D., “Influence of Test Conditions on the Water Permeability of Concrete in a Triaxial Cell”, Proceedings, Pore Structure and Permeability of Cementitious Materials, Materials Research Society, Vol. 137, 1989, pp. 157-164.

Hooton, R.D., “The Effects of Fly Ash and Bottom Ash Fills on Embedded Concrete”, presented and in Proceedings, Eighth International Coal Ash Utilization Symposium, Washington, D.C., Oct. 18-31, 1987, EPRI C5-5362, Vol. 2, pp. 48A1-48A16.

Hooton, R.D. and Emery, J.J., “Sulphate Resistance of a Canadian Slag Cement”, Proceedings, CANMET International Workshop on Slag in Concrete”, Toronto, Oct. 22-23, 1987, pp. 399-422.

Hooton, R.D., “Some Aspects of Durability with the Use of Silica Fume in Pastes, Mortars and Concretes”, Proceedings, CANMET International Workshop on Silica Fume, Montreal, May 4-5, 1987, Paper 19, 30 pp.

Sturrup, V.R., Hooton, R.D., Mukherjee, P.K. and Carmichael, T.J., “Evaluation and Prediction of Concrete Durability - Ontario Hydro’s Experience”, Proceedings, Katherine & Bryant Mather International Conference on Concrete Durability, Apr. 27-May 1, 1987, Atlanta, Ga., 34 pp., ACI SP-100, Vol. 2, pp.1121-1154.  Note: R.D. Hooton also served as a session chairman.  * This paper won the 1989 ACI Wason Medal for Materials Research.

Hooton, R.D., “Effects of Containers on ASTM C 441 Pyrex Mortar Bar Expansions”, Presented and Proceedings, Seventh International Conference on Alkali-aggregate Reaction, Ottawa, Aug. 17-22, 1986, Editor: P. Grattan-Bellew, Noyes Publications, 1987, pp. 351-357.

Hooton, R.D. and Burnett, N.C., “Development of a Highly Durable Concrete Container for the Storage, Transport and Disposal of Irradiated Fuel”, Proceedings, ACI C227 Symposium on Concrete and Cementitious Materials for Radioactive Waste Management, New York, Nov. 1, 1984 (presented by R.D. Hooton).

Hooton, R.D., “Performance of a High-Alkali Lignite Fly Ash in Concrete”, Proceedings, Second International Conference on the Use of Fly Ash, Silica, Fume, Slags and Natural Pozzolans in Concrete, Madrid, Apr. 21-23, 1986, ACI SP-91, Vol. 1, pp. 333-345.

Hooton, R.D., “The Permeability and Pore Structure of Cement Pastes Containing Fly Ash, Slag and Silica fume”, Proceedings, ASTM Symposium on Blended Cements, Denver, June 27, 1984, ASTM STP 897, 1986, pp. 128-143.

Hooton, R.D. and Buckingham, J.H.P., “The Use and Standardization of Rapid Test Methods for Measuring the Carbon Content and Fineness of Fly Ash Pozzolan”, Proceedings, Seventh International Fly Ash Utilization Symposium, Orlando, March 4-7, 1985, U.S. DOE/METC-85/6018, May 1985, Vol. 1, pp. 465-472.

Burnett, N.C., Hooton, R.D., Heimann, R.B. and Onofrei, M., “The Development of Durable Cementitious Materials for Use in a Nuclear Fuel Waste Disposal Facility”, Proceedings, Ninth International Symposium on the Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management, Materials Research Society, Stockholm, Sept. 9, 1985, Vol. 50, pp. 461-468.

Hooton, R.D. and Mukherjee, P.K., “A Review of Cement Based Grouts for Both Repository Sealing and Construction of the Underground Research Laboratory”, Proceedings, International Conference on Nuclear Waste Management, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sept. 12, 1984, pp. 98-104.

Burnett, N.C. and Hooton, R.D., “Evaluation of Concrete Casks for the Management of Irradiated Fuel in Canada”, Advances in Ceramics, Vol. 8, Nuclear Waste Management, edited by G.G. Wicks and W.A. Ross, American Concrete Society, 1983, pp. 456-463.

Hooton, R.D. and Emery, J. J., “Glass Content Determination and Strength Development Predictions for Vitrified Blast Furnace Slag”, Proceedings, First International Conference on the Use of Fly Ash, Silica Fume, Slag and Other Mineral By-Products in Concrete, Montebello, Quebec, July 31-August 5, 1983 (presented by R.D. Hooton), ACI SP79, Vol. 2, pp. 943-962.

Sturrup, V.R., Hooton, R.D. and Clendenning, T.G., “Durability of Fly Ash Concrete”, Proceedings, First International Conference on the use of Fly Ash, Silica Fume, Slag and Other Mineral By-Products in Concrete, Montebello, Quebec, July 31-August 5, 1983 (presented by R.D. Hooton), ACI SP79, Vol. 1, pp. 71-86.

Hooton, R.D. and Emery, J.J., “Pelletized Slag Cement: Autoclave Reactivity”, Proceedings, Seventh International Symposium on the Chemistry of Cements, Paris, July 1980, Vol. 2, III 43 - III 47.

Emery, J.J., Cotsworth, R.P. and Hooton, R.D., “Pelletized Blast Furnace Slag”, Proceedings of a Seminar on Energy Resource Conservation in the Cement and Concrete Industry, Ottawa, Paper 4.1, 1976, pp. 1-23.

Emery, J.J. and Hooton, R.D., “Ground Pelletized Slag Autoclaved Blocks”, Proceedings, International Conference on the Use of By-Products and Wastes in Civil Engineering, Paris, 1978, Vol. 2, pp. 303-307.

Abstract Refereed Conference Proceedings

Anson-Cartwright, M. and Hooton, R.D., “Optimization of Aggregate Gradation Combinations to Improve Concrete Sustainability and Durability,”, Proceedings, 3rd International Structural specialty Conference, CSCE, Edmonton, June 6-9, 2012 STR-1059-1 to STR-1059-8.

Cola, F. and Hooton, R.D., “Impact of Placing time and Retempering on Fresh and Hardened Properties of Concrete,” CD Proceedings, 52nd Congress of the Brazilian Concrete Association, IBRACON 2010, 17pp.

Hooton, R.D., Bentz, E., and Kojundic, T., 2009. “Long-Term Chloride Penetration Resistance of Bridge Decks Made with Silica Fume Concretes”, CD Proceedings, NRMCA Concrete Technology Forum, Cincinnati, May 15, 2009.

Ramlochan, T. and Hooton, R.D., “Modifying the Bogue Calculations for Cements Using EDX Microanalyses of Clinkers”, Proceedings, International Cement Microscopy Association, Tampa, April 26-29, 2009, 19pp

Hooton, R.D., “Challenges in Predicting Concrete Performance”, NRMCA Concrete Forum, Cincinnati, May13-15, 2009, (in preparation), (Invited Keynote Speaker).

Hooton, R.D., Hover, K., and Bickley, J.A., “Performance Standards and Specifications for Concrete for Promotion of Sustainable Construction”, Proceedings, International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering 2006, Hiroshima, Sept. 2006, pp. 1-17. (Invited Keynote Speaker)

Hooton, R.D., “Use of Ternary Cement Systems to Optimize Durability of Concrete Exposed to Chlorides and Alkali-Silica Reactivity”, Proceedings, Seminar on Durability and Life-Cycle Modeling of Concrete Structures- 2006, Hiroshima, Japan, Sept. 2006, pp. 3-12. (Invited Keynote Speaker)

Hooton, R.D., Hover, K., and Bickley, J.A., “Performance Standards and Specifications for Concrete for Promotion of Sustainable Construction”, Proceedings, CANMET/ACI/JCI International Symposium on Sustainable Development of Cement, Concrete, and Concrete Structures, Toronto, Oct. 5-7, 2005, pp. 363-375.

Hooton, R.D., “Recent Developments of Standard Test Methods for Measuring the Fluid Penetration Resistance of Concrete and Use in Performance Standards”, Proceedings, Knut Hojgaard Foundation Conference on Advanced Cement Based Materials: Research and Teaching, Danish Technical University, June 13-15, 2005 (CD Proceedings).

Hooton, R.D., “Performance of HPC Made With Slag-Silica Fume Ternary Cementitious Systems Exposed to De-Icer Chloride Penetration”, Proceedings, International Conference on Durability of HPC, Essen, Germany, Sept. 23-24, 2004, 12pp (loose paper with proceedings volume)

Popoff, N.J. and Hooton R.D., “A Comprehensive Evaluation of a New Source of Granulated Blast Furnace Slag for Use in Concrete”, Proceedings, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Annual Conference, Saskatoon, June 2-5, 2004. Paper ST-301, 10pp.

Hooton, R.D., Stanish, K., and Prusinski, J. “The Effect of Ground, Granulated Blast Furnace Slag and Slag Cement on the Drying Shrinkage of Concrete – A Critical Review of the Literature”, Supplemental Proceedings, 8th International Conference on Fly Ash, Slag, Silica Fume, and Natural Pozzolans in Concrete, Las Vegas, May 24-28,2004, 16pp.

Obla, K., Hill, R., Thomas, M.D.A., and Hooton, R.D., “Properties of Concrete Containing Ultra-Fine Fly Ash, Proceedings, American Coal Ash Association Conferences, San Antonio, Jan. 2001.

Pontarollo, J., Hooton, R.D. and Byer, P., “Environmental Life-Cycle Cost Analysis of Asphalt and Concrete Pavements”, Proceedings, CSCE 2000, Sixth Environmental Engineering Conference, London, Paper ENV97, June 2000, 9. pp. 15.

McGrath, P.F. and Hooton, R.D., “Relationship Between the Chloride Penetration Resistance of Concrete and the Rapid Chloride Permeability Test”, Proceedings, NACE Western Regional Conference, Victoria, Feb. 15-18, 1998, pp. 310-330.

Hooton, R.D., “Slag Binders for Enhanced Performance of Concrete”, Seminar Proceedings, Technical and Environmental Advantages of Concrete Containing Fly Ash and Slag, Sydney, Aug. 22, 1997, pp. 28-35.

Thomas, M.D.A., Hooton, R.D. and Rogers, C.A., “Prevention of Damage due to AAR in Concrete Construction - Canadian Approach”, Supplemental Proceedings, Second CANMET/ACI International Symposium on Advances in Concrete Technology, Las Vegas, June 11-14, 1995, pp. 141-154.

Hooton, R.D., “Issues Related to Recent Developments in Service Life Specifications for Concrete Structures”, Supplemental Proceedings, Second CANMET/ACI International Symposium on Advances in Concrete Technology, Las Vegas, June 11-14, 1995, pp. 85-98.

Hooton, R.D., “Test Procedures for ASR”, Proceedings of the Third Annual Symposium on Aggregates: Concrete, Bases, and Fines, Center for Aggregates Research, Austin, Texas, March 1-4, 1995, 9 pp.

Hooton, R.D., “Maximizing Concrete Performance”, Proceedings, Seminar on Performance of Concrete in Structures, Brisbane, Sept. 17, 1992, 2/1 - 2/10.

Hooton, R.D., “Improving Concrete Durability with Supplementary Cementing Materials”, Proceedings, Seminar on Performance of Concrete in Structures, Brisbane, Sept. 17, 1992, 4/1 - 4/6.

Hooton, R.D., “Concrete Permeability and the Search for the Holy Grail”, Proceedings of the First Canadian Symposium on Cement and Concrete, Quebec City, Aug. 9-11, 1989, 10 pp.