Compressive Strength of Concrete In Flexure As Determined From Tests Of Reinforced Beams

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Title: Compressive Strength of Concrete In Flexure As Determined From Tests Of Reinforced Beams

Author(s): Willis A. Slater and Inge Lyse

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 26

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 831-874

Keywords: none

Date: 6/1/1930

Abstract:
An investigation was made to determine the relation between the compressive strength of 6 x l2-in. control cylinders and the strength of the same concrete com- puted from beam tests in which the concrete failed in compression. Compressive strengths of the concrete ranged from 1400 to 5800 psi. The constant water content theory of proportioning concrete mixes was applied for the first time. The beam-cylinder strength ratio varied with the stren of the concrete. Using the straight line formula f t h or computing stresses in the beams, the ratio varied from more than 2.0 to 1.4 while using the parabolic stress distribution it varied from I .5 to 0.95 for concrete having a range in strength from 1400 to 5800 psi. The observed stresses in the steel agreed fai rl w e l l w i t h the stresses computed by the straight line formula.