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

Complexity Modeling of Corrosion in Carbon Fiber- Reinforced Polymer-Retrofitted Concrete Bridge

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 7/1/2022

Shear Strength Degradation Model for Performance-Based Design of Short Coupling Beams

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 7/1/2022

Shear Strength Evaluation of Diagonally Reinforced Concrete Coupling Beams with Steel Fibers

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 7/1/2022

Size Effect on Stress-Strain Model of Carbon Fiber- Reinforced Polymer Transverse Steel Reinforcement- Confined Concrete

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 7/1/2022

Shear Behavior of Thermally Damaged Reinforced Concrete Beams

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 7/1/2022

Blast Performance of Reinforced Concrete Column with Different Levels of Seismic Detailing

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 7/1/2022

Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Steel and Fiber- Reinforced Polymer Concrete Beams under Transverse Load

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 7/1/2022

Effects of Different Groove Classes Used in Externally Bonded Reinforcement on Grooves Joints on Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer-to-Concrete Bond Behavior

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 7/1/2022

Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Columns with Hybrid Reinforcement (Steel/Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer) under Reversed Cyclic Load

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 7/1/2022

Parametric Study on Dynamic Behavior of Post-Tensioned Beams Using Nonlinear Finite Element Modeling

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 7/1/2022

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Practice oriented papers and articles ON REINFORCEMENT IN CONCRETE

Effect of Different Environmental Exposures on the Mechanical Behavior of Enhanced Carbon FRCM Systems

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

Mix-Design of a Long-Term Durable Concrete for the Reinforced Foundations in the Bridge on the Straits of Messina, Italy

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

Very High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (VHPFRC) Testing and Finite Element Analysis

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

Microstructure of Cement/Clay paste with Aluminum bar after 1 year storage in Fresh Water and in 6% NaCl

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

Characterization of Recycled Asphalt Pavement as Aggregate for Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

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

Mix-Designs of Concretes in Durable Reinforced and Prestressed Structures of a Viaduct for a Railway Train Connecting Venice with Cortina, in Italy

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 7/1/2022

FRP Reinforced Concrete Around the World, Part 2

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 6/1/2022

FRP Reinforced Concrete Around the World, Part 1

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 5/1/2022

Axial Compression Capacity of Concrete Columns Reinforced with GFRP and Stainless Reinforcement

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/1/2022

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