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Title: 224R-90: Control of Cracking in Concrete Structures
Publication: Technical Documents
Appears on pages(s): 43
Abstract:Note: A newer version of this document exists. This document was replaced by 224R-01.
The principal causes of cracking in concrete and recommended crack control procedures are presented. The current state of knowledge in microcracking and fracture mechanics is discussed. The control of cracking due to drying shrinkage and crack control for flexural members, layered systems and mass concrete are covered in detail. Long-term effects on cracking are considered, and crack control procedures used in construction are presented. Information is provided to assist the engineer and the constructor in developing practical and effective crack control programs for concrete structures.
Note: A newer version of this document exists. This document was replaced by 224R-01.