Title: State-of-the-Art Report on Temperature-Induced Deflections of Reinforced Concrete Members
Author(s): ACI Committee 435
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 1-14
Keywords: beams (supports); cracking (fracturing); deflection;modulus of elasticity; moments of inertia; reinforced concrete;temperature; thermal gradient.
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.