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Shear resistance of macro-synthetic and steel fibre reinforced concrete beams without stirrups



Author(s): R. Varma, J. Barros, J.M. Sena-Cruz
Paper category: Conference
Book title: 8th RILEM International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Concrete: challenges and opportunities (BEFIB 2012)
Editor(s): Joaquim A.O. Barros
Print ISBN: 978-2-35158-132-2
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-133-9
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Pages: 1096 - 1108
Total Pages: 12
Language: English


Abstract: 
Twenty-eight FRC beams were tested in four-point bending to compare the experimental ultimate shear capacity with the analytical models published by RILEM and fib. Different types of fibre, fibre dosages and span over depth ratios were investigated on a limited series of FRC mixtures (steel, synthetic and hybrid). All the FRC specimens presented an increase of the shear capacity that the models underestimate.


Online publication: 2013
Publication Type: full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00


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