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On the hierarchical material modelling of textile reinforced concrete



Title: On the hierarchical material modelling of textile reinforced concrete
Author(s): I. Lepenies, M. Richter, B. Zastrau
Paper category : conference
Book title: ICTRC'2006 - 1st International RILEM Conference on Textile Reinforced Concrete
Editor(s): J. Hegger, W. Brameshuber and N. Will
Print-ISBN: 2-912143-97-7
e-ISBN: 2351580087
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2006
Pages: 223 - 232
Total Pages: 10
Nb references: 11
Language: English


Abstract: Experimental investigations with textile reinforced concrete (TRC) samples show very complex damage and failure mechanisms on different scales. Therefore, descriptions on the micro-, meso- and macro-scale are introduced as parts of a hierarchical material model of textile reinforced concrete. This paper gives a survey on micro-mechanical models, like the adhesive cross linkage model or the plug model. The results from the micro-scale are used in mesoscopic models to simulate engineered textile structures embedded in the cementitious matrix. Therefore, cell methods are used. By means of homogenisation techniques the heterogeneous composite TRC is treated homogeneously on the macro-scale. Based on this hierarchical material and the bridging between the different scales, multi-scale finite element methods (MS-FEM) of a sequential and integrated type are discussed.


Online publication: 2006-06-02
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00
doi: 10.1617/2351580087.022