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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: Inelastic Behavior and Fracture of Concrete
Author(s): Surendra P. Shah and George Winter
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 925-930
Keywords: cracking, fracture mechanics, microcracking, research, shorttime loading, stress-strain curve.
Abstract:Elements of a unified theory of the mechanical behavior of concrete, from no-load to fracture under short-time load-ing, are developed, based observed microcrack behavior and on a statistical distribution of mortar strength.
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