Concrete. Properties and Manufacture by T. N. W. Akroyd (Auth.)

By T. N. W. Akroyd (Auth.)

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T h e d e f o r m a t i o n w h i c h d i s a p p e a r e d g r a d u a l l y w i t h t i m e is k n o w n as r e c o v e r y creep, or d e l a y e d elasticity, whilst t h e d e f o r m a t i o n w h i c h is recovered i m m e d i a t e l y t h e l o a d is r e m o v e d is t h e elastic d e f o r m a t i o n . W i t h increasing t i m e of l o a d i n g , p e r m a n e n t a n d recovery c r e e p p l a y a m o r e i m p o r t a n t p a r t in t h e d e f o r m a t i o n of concrete, so t h a t t h e b e h a v i o u r of stressed c o n c r e t e d e p e n d s u p o n t h e previous history of strains d u r i n g its Ufe.

1 3 , N o . 3 9 , C. & C. Α . , N o v . 1 9 6 1 . CARLSON, R . W . D r y i n g shrinkage of large concrete m e m b e r s . J. Amer. Concr. , 3 3 , 1 9 3 7 . EVANS, R . H . T h e p l a s t i c t h e o r i e s for t h e u l t i m a t e s t r e n g t h o f r e i n f o r c e d c o n c r e t e b e a m s . J. Instn. Civ. , HARPER, F . C . a n d BONNELL, D . G . R . concrete. JONES, R . Vol. 2 1 , Dec. 1943. 1 9 5 1 . T h e thermal expansion of N a t . Bldg. S t u d s . T e c h . P a p e r N o . 7, H .

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