Steel Fiber Reinforced Mortar and Concrete: A Review of Mechanical Properties

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Title: Steel Fiber Reinforced Mortar and Concrete: A Review of Mechanical Properties

Author(s): Colin D. Johnston

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 44

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 127-142

Keywords: compressive strength; concretes; fiber reinforced concretes; flexural strength; impact strength; mechanical properties; mortars (materials); optimization; splitting tensile strength

Date: 1/1/1974

Abstract:
The paper commences with a brief survey of the various methods which can be used to compare the properties of fibrous and plain concretes, and illustrates how the apparent cost-performance characteristics are influenced by the method employed.