Creep in Concrete

Definition: time-dependent deformation due to sustained load.- ACI Concrete Terminology


Creep is indicated when strain in a solid increases with time while the stress producing the strain is kept constant. In more practical terms, creep is the increased strain or deformation of a structural element under a constant load. Depending on the construction material, structural design, and service conditions, creep can result in significant displacements in a structure. Severe creep strains can result in serviceability problems, stress redistribution, prestress loss, and even failure of structural elements.

Practice oriented papers and articles ON CREEP IN CONCRETE

A New Way to Predict Creep and Shrinkage

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 9/29/2023

Long-Term and Corrosion Effects on the Punching Shear Resistance of RC Flat Slabs Subjected to Sudden Column Loss

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/1/2023

A Procedure to Evaluate the Potential for Drying Shrinkage Cracking of Concrete Under Restraint

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 8/1/2022

Concrete Flat Plates of Optimum Thickness: Serviceability and Strength—Part I: Serviceability

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

Monitoring of Creep and Shrinkage in a Newly Built Reinforced Concrete Structure—Preliminary Results

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

Designing for Construction Productivity and Safety

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 6/1/2021

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

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

On the Application of Basalt-Fiber Reinforced Polymer (BFRP) Bars to Prestressed Slab Elements Typical of the Precast Concrete Industry

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2019

Evolution of Elastic Modulus and Creep of Nanoclay Modified Oil Well Cement

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/20/2019

Case-Specific Parametric Analysis as Research-Directing Tool for Analysis and Design of GFRP-RC Structures

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 11/1/2018

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