Title: Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
Author(s): Amir Bonakdar and Michael A. Mahoney
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 27-30
Keywords: reinforcement, strength, design, crack
Over the last four decades, fibers have been used as a full or partial replacement for conventional reinforcement in slabs-on-ground, pavements, overlays and topping courses, shotcrete, precast concrete, and structural elements. The article summarizes documents related to fiber reinforcement, benefits of using fibers during construction and service, and design with fiber reinforcement.