State-of-the-Art Report on Temperature-Induced Deflections of Reinforced Concrete Members

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Title: State-of-the-Art Report on Temperature-Induced Deflections of Reinforced Concrete Members

Author(s): ACI Committee 435

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 86

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 1-14

Keywords: beams (supports); cracking (fracturing); deflection;modulus of elasticity; moments of inertia; reinforced concrete;temperature; thermal gradient.

Date: 8/1/1985

Abstract:
This report summarizes available methods for calcu-lating deflections of reinforced concrete beams subjected to temperature change. Selection of design temperatures and temper-ature gradients is discussed as well as the effects of cracking on response in the service load range.