Fracture of Concrete

Definition: (1) a crack or break in concrete or masonry; (2) the configuration of a broken surface; (3) the action of cracking or breaking.- ACI Concrete Terminology

Fracture results from a number of sources - applied loading such as in the flexing of a beam and that due to punching on a slab, material shrinkage during curing of the concrete, and stress concentration related to structural geometry as in shear keys such as those in precast concrete bridge segments and from the reinforcing bar.

Practice oriented papers and articles ON FRACTURE OF CONCRETE

Influence of Cement Type and Curing Conditions on the Flexural Strength and Microstructure of Mortars Reinforced with Sheep Wool Fibers

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

Ductility of Ultra-High Performance Concrete Beams Reinforced with Ordinary, High-Strength and Stainless Steel Bars

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/1/2022

On the Rate Sensitive Fracture Behavior of Strain-Hardening Cement-Based Composites (SHCC) Depending on Fiber Type and Matrix Composition

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2021

High Strain Rate Properties of CFRP Sheets Surface Bonded to Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2021

Numerical modeling of FRCM composites for the seismic retrofitting of existing concrete structures

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 2/1/2021

On the tensile behavior of high-strength strain-hardening cement-based composites (SHCC) reinforced with carbon textile – influence of yarn-SHCC bon

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 2/1/2021

Experimental Investigation of Hybrid Concrete Elements with Varying Fiber Reinforcement under Concentrated Load

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Influence of the beam size on the residual strength of high performance fibre reinforced concrete

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

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

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Search all Articles on fracture of concrete »

Education Publications on FRACTURE OF CONCRETE

There are no Education Publications on fracture of concrete

View all ACI Education Publications on fracture of concrete »


A Chemical Admixture with Carbon Nanotubes

by Yuan Gao

An Experimental Set-up to Assess the Early Age Mechanical Performance of Fiber Reinforced Mortars Used in 3-DCP

by Liberato Ferrara

Categorization of Passive and Active Ultrasonic Stress Wave-Based Monitoring Data from Concrete Structures Using Sequential K-Subspaces

by Thomas Schumacher

Correlation Between “Very Early” Age Fracture Performance and Evolution of Rheological Properties of High Performance Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites with Adapted Rheology

by Liberato Ferrara

Early-Age Mechanical Performance of Fiber-Reinforced Mortars Used in 3-D Printed Concrete Construction

by Liberato Ferrara, Marta Fioretti, Kasyapa Sriram Kompella, Laura Esposito, Costantino Menna, Francesco Lo Monte

Effect of Early Opening to Traffic on the Fracture Mechanics Parameters of IDOT Concrete Pavement and Patches

by Maen Farhat

Effect of Interlayer Time-Lapse and Workability Retention on Printed Concrete

by Ghosh

Evaluating Mechanical and Durability Performance of Recycled Plastic-Rubber Compound Modified Mortars with/without Tire Steel Fiber-Reinforcement

by Dai

Fracture Characterization of Interfaces between Ultra-High-Performance Concrete and High-Performance Concrete

by Ali Cicek

Fracture Properties and Restrained Shrinkage Cracking Resistance of Recycled Steel Fiber Reinforced Cement Mortars

by Xijun Shi

View all free presentations on fracture of concrete »

ACI Web Pages

Advanced Tips
Type Example Notes
Fuzzy kettle~ Contain terms that are close to the word kettle, such as cattle
Wild cat* Contain terms that begin with cat, such as category and the extact term cat itself
Exact-Single orange Contain the term orange
Exact-Phrase "dnn is awesome" Contain the exact phase dnn is awesome
OR orange bike Contain the term orange or bike, or both. OR, if used, must be in uppercase
orange OR bike
AND orange AND bike Contain both orange and bike. AND must be in uppercase
Combo (agile OR extreme) AND methodology Contain methodology and must also contain agile and/or extreme
Results per Page:
Limit the search results with the specified tags.
Limit the search results modified within the specified time.
Limit the search results from the specified source.
Search results must be an exact match for the keywords.

Please enter this 5 digit unlock code on the web page.