Understanding the tensile properties of concrete

Understanding the tensile properties of concrete

by Jaap Weerheijm (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857090454
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 09/28/2013
Series: Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering Series , #48
Pages: 398
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Dr Jaap Weerheijm works in the Faculty of Civil Engineering at the TNO and Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. He is also a Senior Research Scientist at TNO. He is well-known for his research in such areas as the impact behaviour of structures and materials.

Table of Contents

Introduction to concrete: A resilient material system
Part 1 Concrete in static tensile loading: Factors affecting the tensile properties of concrete; Modelling the effect of material composition on the tensile properties of concrete; Modelling moisture transport in intact and fractured concrete
Part 2 Concrete in dynamic tensile loading: Modelling the response of concrete structures to dynamic loading; Dynamic test devices for analysing the tensile properties of concrete; Response mechanisms of concrete under impulsive tensile loading; Modelling the dynamic response of concrete with mesoscopic heterogeneity; Mesoscopic modelling of concrete under different moisture conditions and loading rates; Modelling the influence of strain rate and related phenomena on the response of concrete structures; Understanding the dynamic response of concrete to loading: Practical examples

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