Experiment and Calculation of Reinforced Concrete at by Zhenhai Guo

By Zhenhai Guo

Concrete as a development fabric is going via either actual and chemical alterations below severe increased temperatures. As essentially the most normal development fabrics, it's important that either engineers and designers may be able to comprehend and expect its habit in below severe warmth stipulations. short and readable, this booklet offers the instruments and methods to correctly research the results of extreme temperature of strengthened concrete to be able to bring about extra solid, more secure constructions.

Based on years of the author's examine, strengthened Concrete at increased Temperatures 4 half remedy starts off with an unambiguous and thorough exposition of the mechanical behaviors of fabrics at increased temperature by way of a dialogue of Temperature box of member sections, Mechanical behaviors of individuals and buildings at increased temperature, finishing with Theoretical research and useful calculation tools. The publication presents certain perception into:

  • Coupling thermal-mechanical constitutive relation of concrete
  • Exceptional analyses of beams and columns of oblong part with 3 surfaces and adjoining surfaces exposing to excessive temperature
  • Measurement and research of redistribution of inner forces of statically indeterminate constitution in the course of heating-loading process
  • Finite aspect research and calculation charts for two-dimensional temperature box of structural members
  • Finite point research and simplified calculation procedure for bolstered concrete constitution at increased temperature

With this ebook, engineers and designers can successfully learn the impact of hot temperature on concrete and fabrics with a purpose to result in higher designs of fireplace resistant and harm evaluate and therapy after fire.

  • Tools and methods for interpreting the consequences of extreme temperature on concrete and reinforcement materials.
  • Measurement and research of redistribution of inner forces of statically indeterminate constitution through the heating-loading process.
  • Finite aspect research and calculation charts for two-dimensional temperature box of structural members.
  • Finite point research and simplified calculation procedure for strengthened concrete constitution at increased temperature.

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The number of the steps and the length of the increments can be determined to satisfy the requirement of calculation accuracy. The strength and deformation behavior of concrete at elevated temperatures vary considerably with the different temperature–stress paths, so it is necessary to first investigate the mechanical behavior of concrete under these two basic paths. As the behavior of concrete under the path of loading under constant temperature (T–σ) has been introduced comprehensively in the previous chapters, the behavior of concrete under the path of heating under constant load (σ–T) is discussed in this chapter.

19) and the standardized curve is obtained. The end point of the reloading stress–strain curve has to coincide with the envelope. , the curve is tangential to the ascending branch of the envelope, the slope at the end point is dηr / dξr > 0. , the curve is tangential to the descending branch of the envelope, the slope at the end point is dηr /dξr < 0. 20) The theoretical curves are shown in Fig. 2-12. 1 Creep Under Constant ­Temperature and Stress When concrete is stressed, the strain (ɛc) appears instantaneously.

A prismatic concrete specimen is put into the preheating furnace and heated to the predetermined temperature, which is maintained for 6 h; then it is moved into the furnace for the deformation test (Fig. 1-1). Two types of repeated loading–unloading (axial compression) tests are performed after adjusting and maintaining the value of the temperature. • One cycle of complete loading and unloading is conducted at the predetermined strain, which is increased by equal increments. When the predetermined strain value is reached after loading the specimen, the load (stress) is released to zero.

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