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Ahmadii R, Ghoddousi P, Sharifi M. A simple solution for prediction of steel fiber reinforcd concrete behavior under flexure. IJCE. 2012; 10 (4) :274-279
URL: http://ijce.iust.ac.ir/article-1-304-en.html

Abstract:   (5078 Views)

The main objective of this study is to drive a simple solution for prediction of steel fiber reinforced concrete (SFRC) behavior

under four point bending test (FPBT). In this model all the force components at the beam section (before and after cracking)

are formulated by applying these assumptions: a bilinear elastic-perfectly plastic stress-strain response for concrete behavior

in compression, a linear response for the un-cracked tension region in a concrete constitutive model, and an exponential

relationship for stress-crack opening in the crack region which requires two parameters.Then the moment capacity of the critical

cracked section is calculated by applying these assumptions and satisfying equilibrium lawat critical cracked section. After that,

parametric studies have been done on the behavior of SFRC to assess the sensitively of model. Finally the proposed model has

been validated with some existing experimental tests.The result shows that the proposed solution is able to estimate the behavior

of SFRC under FPBT with simplicity and proper accuracy.

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Type of Study: Research Paper | Subject: Structure- Concrete

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