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

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

Novel Admixtures to Reduce the Stickiness of Low W/C Concretes

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/26/2018

Methodology of Long-Term Concrete Tests for Bending

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Reversible Creep of Building Materials under Constant and Repeated Loading

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Properties of Ultra-High-Strength Self-Compacting Fiber-Reinforced Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

Testing Concept for the Investigation of the Long-Term Durability of Textile Reinforced Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/10/2018

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