Minimum Reinforcement in Concrete Structures under Restrained Shrinkage and Thermal Actions

Morten Bo Christiansen, Mogens Peter Nielsen

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    Abstract

    The present paper deals with minimum reinforcement to ensure limitation of crack widths in concrete structures subjected to small imposed strains, such as those from restrained shrinkage or thermal actions. A theory is presented, which models the behaviour of a tensile member from zero load to first yielding of reinforcement. The theory takes into account the formation of each crack. However, concluding the paper, a simple design formula is given, which provides the amount of reinforcement, necessary to ensure a given crack width.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProc. 2nd Ukrainian Conf. on
    Place of PublicationKiev
    PublisherThe State Research Institute of Building Construction
    Publication date1999
    Pages244-249
    Publication statusPublished - 1999
    Event2nd Ukrainian Conference on "Problems of reinforcement in the scientific and practical sphere of the contemporary stage" - Kiev, Ukraine
    Duration: 1 Jan 1999 → …
    Conference number: 2

    Conference

    Conference2nd Ukrainian Conference on "Problems of reinforcement in the scientific and practical sphere of the contemporary stage"
    Number2
    CountryUkraine
    CityKiev
    Period01/01/1999 → …

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