544.4R-88: Design Considerations for Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete (Reapproved 2009)

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The present state of development of design practices for fiber reinforced concrete and mortar using steel fibers is reviewed. Mechanical properties are discussed, design methods are presented, and typical applications are listed.

Keywords: beams (supports;) cavitation; compressive strength; concrete slabs;

creep properties; fatigue (materials); fiber reinforced concretes; fibers; flexural

strength; freeze-thaw durability; metal fibers; mortars (material); structural design.


Document Details

Author: ACI Committee 544

Publication Year: 2002

Pages: 18

ISBN: 9780870315305

Categories: Fiber-Reinforced Concrete

Formats: PDF

This document is Historical

Table of Contents

Chapter 1--Introduction

Chapter 2--Mechanical properties used in design



2.3--Direct tension

2.4--Flexural strength

2.5--Flexural toughness

2.6--Shrinkage and creep

2.7--Freeze-thaw resistance

2.8--Abrasion/cavitation/erosion resistance

2.9--Performance under dynamic loading

Chapter 3--Design applications


3.2--Flexure in beams

3.3--Shear in beams

3.4--Shear in slabs


3.6--Cavitation erosion

3.7--Additional applications

Chapter 4--References

4.1--Specified and/or recommended references

4.2--Cited references

4.3--Uncited references

Chapter 5--Notation


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