Bond-Induced Longitudinal Fracture in Reinforced Concrete

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M. Ghandehari

Department of Civil Engineering, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY 11201

S. Krishnaswamy

Department of Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208

S. Shah

Department of Civil Engineering Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208

J. Appl. Mech 67(4), 740-748 (Feb 16, 2000) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1313822 History: Received May 21, 1999; Revised February 16, 2000
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Bond stress and longitudinal splitting of concrete
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Loading apparatus and the interferometric setup
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Pullout splitting tests
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Crack propagation in the edge rebar specimen (d=150 mm)
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Crack propagation in the center rebar specimen (d=50 mm)
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Calculated crack flank traction used as input for numerical simulation
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Rebar pullout force versus concrete expansion at the rebar
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Components of rebar-concrete relative displacement
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Stress Intensity factor (Kl) for rebar specimens
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Numerical simulation of 9-mm rebar pullout
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Splitting by wedge pullout
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Calculated crack flank traction used as input for numerical simulation
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Numerical simulation of the wedge splitting test
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Effect of specimen size and geometry on the confinement parameter



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