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Title: Crack Control Provisions in the New Eurocode for the Design of Concrete Structures
Author(s): A. W. Beeby
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 57-84
Keywords: bar size; beams; crack control; crack width; design;
examples; Eurocode; structures; theory
Abstract:This paper provides an outline of the provisions for design for cracking given in the current version of Eurocode 2; the Eurocode for the design of concrete structures. The basic theory underlying the clauses is derived, the content of the clauses themselves are outlined and the development of simplified detailing rules for the control of cracking is considered.
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