Fracture mechanics of concrete : material characterization and testing

edited by A. Carpinteri, A.R. Ingraffea


  • 1. Mechanics of material damage in concrete.- 1.1 Introduction.- 1.2 Mechanical strength of concrete.- 1.3 Stress and fracture analysis.- 1.4 Damage analysis of concrete beam in bending: effects of softening and loading step.- 1.5 Scaling of specimen size.- 1.6 Long time behavior and failure of concrete.- 1.7 Local and global stationary values of strain energy density function.- 1.8 General discussion.- References.- 2. Evaluation of concrete fracture.- 2.1 Introduction.- 2.2 Mechanism of failure in concrete.- 2.3 Behaviour of concrete under loading related to damage.- 2.4 Mechanical modeling of concrete by means of fracture mechanics.- References.- 3. Fracture toughness testing of cement and concrete.- 3.1 Introduction.- 3.2 Physical phenomena involved in fracture.- 3.3 Rate of loading effects.- 3.4 Notch sensitivity.- 3.5 Historical review of the applications of fracture mechanics to cementitious materials.- 3.6 Fracture toughness parameters and techniques.- 3.7 Valid specimen size.- 3.8 Conclusions.- References.- 4. Dependence of concrete fracture toughness on specimen geometry and on composition.- 4.1 Introduction.- 4.2 Resistance curves.- 4.3 Theoretical model.- 4.4 Uniaxial tensile stress-displacement relationship.- 4.5 Experimental investigation.- 4.6 Comparison with experimental data.- 4.7 Effects of compositions.- References.- 5. Microcracking in concrete.- 5.1 Introduction.- 5.2 Microcracking of concrete.- 5.3 Methods of study of microcracking.- 5.4 Effects of microcracks on the properties of concrete.- 5.5 Cracking of higher-strength versus lower-strength concrete.- 5.6 Summary.- References.- 6. Interferometry in scattered coherent light applied to the analysis of cracking in concrete.- 6.1 Introduction.- 6.2 The suitability of interferometric methods in scattered coherent light in the analysis of concrete cracking.- 6.3 Significance and quality of fringes obtained with interferometry in scattered coherent light.- 6.4 Comparative summary.- 6.5 Application of interferometric methods in scattered coherent light to the analysis of concrete cracking.- 6.6 Conclusion.- References.- Author index.

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書名 Fracture mechanics of concrete : material characterization and testing
著作者等 Carpinteri, A.
Ingraffea, A. R.
Carpinteri Alberto
シリーズ名 Engineering application of fracture mechanics
出版元 M. Nijhoff
刊行年月 1984
ページ数 xii, 202 p.
大きさ 25 cm
ISBN 9024729599
NCID BA01311666
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言語 英語
出版国 オランダ