Cracking in Concrete

Definition: a complete or incomplete separation of either concrete or masonry into two or more parts produced by breaking or fracturing.- ACI Concrete Terminology


Cracks are categorized as occurring either in plastic concrete or hardened concrete. The causes of each type of cracking depend on many different factors, and may affect appearance only, or they may indicate significant structural distress or a lack of durability. Cracks may represent the total extent of the damage, or they may point to problems of greater magnitude. Causes of cracking include: plastic shrinkage cracking; settlement cracking; drying shrinkage; thermal stresses; chemical reaction; weathering; corrosion of reinforcement; poor construction practices; construction overloads; errors in design and detailing; and externally applied loads.

JOURNAL Articles ON CRACKING IN CONCRETE

Crack Propagation Analysis of Synthetic vs. Steel vs. Hybrid Fibre-Reinforced Concrete Beams Using Digital Image Correlation Technique

Publication: IJCSM
Date: 11/30/2020

Risk Assessment of Aged Concrete Gravity Dam Subjected to Material Deterioration Under Seismic Excitation

Publication: IJCSM
Date: 11/30/2020

Use of Higher‑Harmonic and Intermodulation Generation of Ultrasonic Waves to Detecting Cracks due to Steel Corrosion in Reinforced Cement Mortar

Publication: IJCSM
Date: 11/30/2020

Cyclic Flexural Performance of Fire-Damaged Reinforced Concrete Beams Strengthened with Carbon Fiber- Reinforced Polymer Plates

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 11/1/2020

Bond Strength Model of Strand in Corrosion-Induced Cracking Concrete

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 11/1/2020

Seismic Design of Columns and Walls on Weak First Floor in Piloti-Type Bearing Wall Buildings

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 11/1/2020

Machine Learning Assessment of Fiber-Reinforced Polymer-Strengthened and Reinforced Concrete Members

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 11/1/2020

Debonding Mitigation of Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer- Strengthened Reinforced Concrete Beams with Grooved Bonding

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 11/1/2020

Experimental and Numerical Studies on the Mechanical Performance of a Wall-beam-strut Joint with Mechanical Couplers for Prefabricated Underground Construction

Publication: IJCSM
Date: 9/30/2020

Autogenous Shrinkage and Crack Resistance of Carbon Nanotubes Reinforced Cement-Based Materials

Publication: IJCSM
Date: 9/30/2020

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Practice oriented papers and articles ON CRACKING IN CONCRETE

Shear Strengthening of Beams on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge Trestle Spans with CFRP

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 1/1/2021

A sectional approach for the bending creep of FRC based on uniaxial tension creep tests

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Optimized quality control procedure with the Barcelona test and the inductive method for FRC

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Mechanical characterization of fiber reinforced floor screeds: Influence of glass fibers on shrinkage and cracking mechanisms

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Experimental study of shear transfer in polypropylene fibre-reinforced concrete using pre-cracked push-off specimens

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Fibres as shear reinforcement in RC beams: an overview on assessment of material properties and design approaches

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Experimental investigation of shear-critical prestressed steel fibre reinforced concrete beams

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Closed-form Solutions for Interaction Diagrams of Hybrid Fiber-Reinforced Tunnel Segments

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Torsion of Rectangular Concrete Sections

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Structural behavior of precast tunnel segments with macro-synthetic fibers during TBM operations: a numerical study

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

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