cracking in concrete Topic

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.

Practice oriented papers and articles ON CRACKING IN CONCRETE

High-Performance Steel Fiber-Reinforced Concrete for Lining Construction of Mines Using Ground Freezing Method

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/26/2018

THE ROLE OF MEASUREMENT ON OUR UNDERSTANDING OF STRUCTURAL CONCRETE

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/12/2018

Does the Size Effect Exist in Reinforced Masonry?

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/12/2018

Deflection Control of Concrete Beams Accounting for Shear Deformations

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/12/2018

Behavior of Activated Ternary Binders under Autogenous Condition

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Fly Ash-Based Lightweight Geopolymer Mortars for Fire Protection

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Durability of Structures Made of or Strengthened using Textile Reinforced Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Aging Behavior of High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Post-Cracking Response of Hybrid Recycled/Industrial Steel Fiber-Reinforced Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Corrosion Induced Cracking in Concrete Exposed to a South Africa Inland Environment

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

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