Reinforcement in Concrete

Definition: bars, wires, strands, fibers, or other slender elements that are embedded in a matrix such that they act together to resist forces.- ACI Concrete Terminology


Most concrete used for construction is a combination of concrete and reinforcement that is called reinforced concrete. Reinforcement for concrete is provided by embedding deformed steel bars or welded wire fabric within freshly made concrete at the time of casting. The purpose of reinforcement is to provide additional strength for concrete where it is needed. The steel provides all the tensile strength where concrete is in tension, as in beams and slabs; it supplements the compressive strength of concrete in columns and walls; and it provides extra shear strength over and above that of concrete in beams.

JOURNAL Articles ON REINFORCEMENT IN CONCRETE

Ultra-High-Performance Concrete with Micro- to Nanoscale Reinforcement

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 4/1/2024

Influence of Type of Fibers on Fresh and Hardened Properties of Three-Dimensional-Printed Cementitious Mortars

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 4/1/2024

Structural Behavior of Low Carbon and Functionally Graded Concrete One Way Slab Strips

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 3/22/2024

Evaluation of Deflection Calculation for Hybrid Reinforced Concrete with FRP and Steel Bars

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 3/22/2024

Horizontal Shear Capacity of Composite T-beams Reinforced with GFRP Interface Shear Reinforcement

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 3/22/2024

Punching-Shear Behavior of GFRP-Reinforced Precast Concrete Tunnel Segments

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 3/20/2024

Experimental Investigation of Dapped Ends with Diagonal Reinforcement

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 3/20/2024

Cyclic Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Flexural Members to Changing Design Parameters

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 3/1/2024

Ultimate Shear Strength Prediction for Slender Reinforced Concrete Beams without Transverse Reinforcement Using Machine Learning Approach

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 3/1/2024

Shear Strength of Reinforced Concrete Columns with External Post-Tensioned Clamps

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 3/1/2024

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Practice oriented papers and articles ON REINFORCEMENT IN CONCRETE

An Origami Roof at the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 3/1/2024

Concrete Q&A: Effective Depth of Section with More Than One Layer of Tension Reinforcement—A Response to Reader's Comments

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 3/1/2024

Proposed Design Method for EB-FRP Ties Debond Strain Encompassing Short/Long and Thin/Thick Ties

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2024

Behavior of Partially Bonded GFRP-Reinforced Concrete Beams

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2024

Data-Driven Prediction of The Bond Coefficient Between Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Bars and Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2024

Effectiveness of Using Dowelled GFRP Bars to Repair Reinforced Concrete Bridge Barriers

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2024

Assessment of the Existing Shear Resistance Models for RC Beams Strengthened with Near Surface-Mounted FRP Reinforcement

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2024

Physical and Mechanical Properties of Helical Wrap GFRP Bars for Reinforcing Concrete Structures

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2024

Interface Shear Transfer Mechanism with GFRP Bars Reinforcement

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2024

Exploring Strength of Straight and Bent GFRP Bars: Refinements to CSA S807:19 Annex E

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2024

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