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90. Effect of steel fibres on the cracking behaviour of RC members



Title: 90. Effect of steel fibres on the cracking behaviour of RC members
Author(s): G.L. Balázs, I. Kovács
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: 1007 - 1016
Total Pages: 10
Nb references: 6
Language: English


Abstract: Experimental study on 18 steel fibre reinforced concrete beams indicates that steel fibres can not only be effectively used as shear reinforcement but also provide better crack distribution, more homogenous crack pattern and significant reduction in crack with. RC beams were made with 100×150 mm cross-section and 2 m length reinforced with 2Ř16 longitudinal steel bars. Experimental variables were the used steel fibre type (Dramix® ZC 30/.5 hooked-end, D&D® ~30/.5 crimped), the applied steel fibre content (0V%, 0.5 V% and 1.0V%) and the amount of stirrup reinforcement (0, Ř6/240 and Ř4/240, Ř6/120 and Ř4/120), respectively.


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