Fracture Mechanics of Cementitious Materials

Fracture Mechanics of Cementitious Materials

by B. Cotterell, Y.W. Mai, Brian Cotterell
     
 

The application of fracture mechanics to cementitious materials allows the investigation of many important factors relating to the durability of these materials. This new book provides a comprehensive and readable exposition of this subject and is written by two of the world's foremost experts.See more details below

Overview

The application of fracture mechanics to cementitious materials allows the investigation of many important factors relating to the durability of these materials. This new book provides a comprehensive and readable exposition of this subject and is written by two of the world's foremost experts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780751400366
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Foreward
Nomenclature
1Fundamentals of fracture mechanics1
2Fracture mechanisms in cementitious materials39
3Fracture parameters for cementitious materials71
4Theoretical models for fracture in cementitious materials116
5Theoretical models for fracture in fibre reinforced cementitious materials153
6The statistical nature of fracture in cementitious materials181
7Time-dependent fracture behaviour of cementitious materials224
8Application of fracture mechanics to the design of structures249
References282
Index293

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