In today’s market, it is imperative to be knowledgeable and have an edge over the competition. ACI members have it…they are engaged, informed, and stay up to date by taking advantage of benefits that ACI membership provides them.
Read more about membership
Become an ACI Member
Founded in 1904 and headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA, the American Concrete Institute is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development, dissemination, and adoption of its consensus-based standards, technical resources, educational programs, and proven expertise for individuals and organizations involved in concrete design, construction, and materials, who share a commitment to pursuing the best use of concrete.
American Concrete Institute
38800 Country Club Dr.
Farmington Hills, MI
Chat with Us Online Now
Feedback via Email
Home > Publications > International Concrete Abstracts Portal
The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Strength and Microcracking of Plain
Concrete Under Triaxial Compression
Author(s): K. T. Krishnaswamy
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 856-862
Keywords: axial loads;compressive strength;concretes;cracking (fracturing);cubes; microcracking;plain concrete;triaxail loads.
Abstract:Concrete cubes were axially loaded in uniaxial and triaxial compressive loads separately. Slices were made from the strained specimen and these were examined for internal cracks using a microscope. By comparison of the internal microcracks in the two loading conditions an attempt has been made to explain the increase in the strength of concrete under triaxial compression.
Click here to become an online Journal subscriber