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Crack width control for elements reinforced with rebars and recycled steel fibres: an experimental and theoretical study



Author(s): G. Groli, A.P. Caldentey
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: 1148 - 1160
Total Pages: 12
Language: English


Abstract: 
This paper describes ongoing research on the use of steel fibres recycled from used car tyres to enhance crack width control in RC elements. Concrete mixing and related issues are discussed. Finally, experimental results on RC beams are presented and compared with analytical models.


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


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