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Comparison of Flexural Toughness Parameters from Notched and Unnotched Beam Tests for Fibre Reinforced Concrete



Author(s): Sujatha Jose and Ravindra Gettu
Paper category: Proceedings
Book title: Proceedings of the 71st RILEM Annual Week & ICACMS 2017,Chennai,India, 3rd -8th September 2017
Editor(s): Manu Santhanam
Ravindra Gettu
Radhakrishna G. Pillai
Sunitha K. Nayar
ISBN: 978-2-35158-196-4
ISBN: 978-2-35158-190-2 (Set)
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-191-9:
Publisher: Published by RILEM Publications S.A.R.L.
Publication year: 2017
Pages: 168-177
Total Pages: 10
Language : English


Abstract: Results obtained from tests for the flexural characterization of fibre reinforced concrete (FRC)
using the notched beam as given by EN 14651:2005 (E) and RILEM TC 162-TDF, and using
the unnotched beam as given by JSCE SF4 and ICI-TC/FRC 01-01 have been compared for an
M25 grade concrete with polypropylene fibres. It is observed that good correlation exists
between some toughness parameters obtained from the two tests, making it possible to estimate
one set from the other, within acceptable statistical limits.


Online publication : 2017
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros) : 0.00


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