Fracture Mechanics of Concrete Structures: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete Structures (FraMCoS1), held at Beaver Run Resort, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA, 1-5 June 1992.

Fracture Mechanics of Concrete Structures: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete Structures (FraMCoS1), held at Beaver Run Resort, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA, 1-5 June 1992.

by Z.P. Bazant
     
 

ISBN-10: 1851668691

ISBN-13: 9781851668694

Pub. Date: 03/28/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This conference is the first in a series of conferences dedicated to Fracture Mechanics of Concrete Structures. Due to the recent explosion of interest in research on fracture in concrete, the conference has brought together the world's leading researchers in fracture of concrete and this book contains the proceedings.  See more details below

Overview

This conference is the first in a series of conferences dedicated to Fracture Mechanics of Concrete Structures. Due to the recent explosion of interest in research on fracture in concrete, the conference has brought together the world's leading researchers in fracture of concrete and this book contains the proceedings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851668694
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Pages:
1024
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.60(h) x 2.50(d)

Table of Contents

State-of-the-art report: Fracture mechanics of concrete: concepts, models and determination of material properties. Why fracture mechanics? Essential results from linear elastic fracture mechanics. Nonlinear fracture models with softening zone. Special nonlinear fracture models based on adaptions of LEFM. Size effect and brittleness of structures. Experimental or analytical determination of material fracture parameters. Factors influencing fracture parameters. Effect of reinforcement. Crack systems. Concluding remarks. References and bibliography. Appendix 1- derivations of some formulas. Conference papers. Material models for concrete fracture. Damage modelling. Numerical analysis of concrete fracture. Experimental methods and determination of fracture characteristics. Measurements of damage and size effect. Dynamic fracture. Fracture under shear. Fracture of reinforced concrete. Interaction between concrete and reinforcement. Fatigue and rate effects. Environment effects [temperature, shrinkage, corrosion]. Index.

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