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Tension stiffening model based on bond



Title: Tension stiffening model based on bond
Author(s): M.A. Polak, K. Blackwell
Paper category : conference
Book title: International Symposium on Connections between Steel and Concrete
Editor(s): R. Eligehausen
Print-ISBN: 2-912143-25-X
e-ISBN: 2351580346
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2001
Pages: 857 - 866
Total Pages: 10
Nb references: 10
Language: English


Abstract: The paper presents a new formulation for modelling tension in cracked reinforced concrete where the main parameter influencing the response of a member is bond between concrete and reinforcement. The proposed formulation consists of a model for concrete before and after cracking, bond model and a method of predicting crack spacing. The formulation was developed for members subjected to bending and axial loads. It was implemented into a cross-sectional analysis program and was used to analyze specimens which were designed to study the influence of bond on the amount of tension carried by cracked concrete. The comparison between the experiments and the analyses is presented and it shows the same characteristics for both the experimental results and the analyses.


Online publication: 2009-12-31
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00