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Title: 548.6R-96: Polymer Concrete-Structural Applications State-of-the-Art-Report
Author(s): ACI Committee 548
Publication: Technical Documents
Appears on pages(s): 23
Keywords: polymers and specialty concretes
Abstract:Note: A newer version of this document exists. This document was replaced by 548.6R-19.
Polymer concrete is used in the construction of structural elements. Applications include wall panels to carry wind and seismic loads; underground vaults that must resist lateral earth pressure; vault and utility box covers that are required to resist vehicle loads; machine tool components subject to a wide range of loadings; and railroad ties to resist static and dynamic rail loads. Structural uses of PC components involve flexure, shear, bearing, and deflections. Creep, fatigue, and service temperature are important aspects of these mechanisms. A need for defining and understanding polymer concrete's structural properties and behavior therefore exists. Standards and codes governing design with polymer concrete have not yet been developed. There is a need for more research on structural behavior before design criteria can be completed.
Note: A newer version of this document exists. This document was replaced by 548.6R-19.
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