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Title: Long-Term Deflections of High-Strength Concrete Beams and One-Way Slabs
Author(s): R. Ganeswaran and B. V. Rangan
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 243-266
Keywords: beams (supports); creep properties; deflection; standards; high-strength concretes; one-way slabs; shrinkage; strength; Structural Research
Abstract:Presents the results of a study on long-term deformations of high-strength concrete. Shrinkage and creep deformations of high-strength concretes, as well as deflections of beams and one-way slabs made of high- strength concrete are reported. The measured deformations are compared with the values predicted by the ACI method, the CEB-FIP Model Code, and the Australian Practice. The comparison shows several discrepancies between measured and predicted values.
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