Triaxial Behavior of Concrete

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Title: Triaxial Behavior of Concrete

Author(s): Noel J. Gardner

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 66

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 136-158

Keywords: concretes; deformation; lateral loads; plain concrete; Poisson’s ratio; research; strains;stresses; triaxial loads.

Date: 2/1/1969

Abstract:
A soil mechanics theory is used to predict the behavior of concrete under conditions of triaxial stress. The theory relates the stress in the concrete to the instantaneous Poisson’s ratio. An experimental investigation was carried out and justified the use of the theory.