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62. Fracture in SFRC slabs on grade



Title: 62. Fracture in SFRC slabs on grade
Author(s): B. Belletti, R. Cerioni, G.A. Plizzari
Paper category : conference
Book title: 6th International RILEM Symposium on Fibre Reinforced Concretes
Editor(s): M. di Prisco, R. Felicetti and G.A. Plizzari
Print-ISBN: 2-912143-51-9
e-ISBN: 2912143748
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2004
Pages: 721 - 730
Total Pages: 10
Nb references: 16
Language: English


Abstract: A numerical study on the fracture behavior of steel fiber reinforced concrete slabs on grade for industrial pavements is presented. Finite element analyses have been carried out by using a commercial finite element code based on nonlinear fracture mechanics where user subroutines have been implemented. Moreover, a stiffness matrix for FRC with primary and secondary cracks has been added to the model. The comparison between experimental and numerical results shows a good agreement and supplies useful information for design provisions. The presence of construction joints in the slab has been considered.


Online publication: 2004-08-30
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00


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