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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Steel Fober Reinforced Concrete Optimization and Applications
Author(s): Clare E. Luke, Bruce L. Waterhouse, and James F. Wooldridge
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 393-414
Keywords: concretes; cracking (fracturing); curing; fiber reinforced concretes; flexural strength; metal fibers; mix proportioning; optimization; research; workability
Abstract:An investigation has been made into the effect of several variables of steel fibers on the flexural strength of concrete. Data is presented which shows the effect of fiber length, diameter, shape and content on both first crack and ultimate strength in concrete. Additional data shows the results of two field applications.
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