Axial Dynamic Tensile Strength of Concrete under Static Lateral Compression


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The rate effect on concrete tensile strength can be modeled by the description of crack extension in a fictitious fracture plane [1,2].The plane represents the initial, internal damage and the geometry of the final fracture plane. In the paper, the same approach is applied to model the failure envelope for the biaxial loading condition of static lateral compression and axial impact tensile load. The predicted failure envelope is compared with data from experimental work.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 324-325)

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M.H. Aliabadi, Qingfen Li, Li Li and F.-G. Buchholz




J. Weerheijm "Axial Dynamic Tensile Strength of Concrete under Static Lateral Compression ", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 324-325, pp. 991-994, 2006

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November 2006





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DOI: 10.1007/1-4020-5370-3_370

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