Prediction of the Modulus of Rupture of Fiber Reinforced Portland Cement Mortar and Concrete

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Title: Prediction of the Modulus of Rupture of Fiber Reinforced Portland Cement Mortar and Concrete

Author(s): Ernest L. Buckley and Noel J. Everard

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 44

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 163-176

Keywords: composite materials; concretes; cracking (fracturing); fiber reinforced concretes; fibers; flexural strength; glass fibers; mortars (material); poisson ratio; portland cement; research; stiffness; tensile strength

Date: 1/1/1974

Abstract:
Small, short, steel wire fiber has been used with some success and has shown promising potentioal as reinforcement for Portland cement concrete and mortar. . .The elastic composite action and the pseudo-plastic effects produced by the fiber reinforcement are accounted for.