The creep of structural concrete
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The creep of structural concrete report of a working party of the Materials Technology Divisional Committee [of the Concrete Society], January 1973. by Concrete Society. Materials Technology Divisional Committee.

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Published by Concrete Society in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Concrete -- Creep.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesConcrete Society technical paper ; no. 101
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTA439 .C57 no. 101, TA440 .C57 no. 101
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], iv, 47 p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5256075M
ISBN 100721009344
LC Control Number75329338
OCLC/WorldCa1945937

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- Durability mechanics of concrete and concrete structures - Testing methods of durability related characteristics - Design, Standard recommendations, and Codes CREEP, SHRINKAGE AND DURABILITY MECHANICS OF CONCRETE AND CONCRETE STRUCTURES will be of interest to academics, engineers and professionals involved in concrete and concrete : Tada-aki Tanabe. CREEP, SHRINKAGE AND DURABILITY MECHANICS OF CONCRETE AND CONCRETE STRUCTURES contains the keynote lectures, technical reports and contributed papers presented at the Eighth International Conference on Creep, Shrinkage and Durability of Concrete and Concrete Structures (CONCREEP8, Ise-shima, Japan, 30 September - 2 October ). Creep and Shrinkage Their Effect on the Behavior of Concrete Structures Authors: Rüsch, Hubert, Jungwirth, Dieter, Hilsdorf, Hubert : Springer-Verlag New York. Description: This book is based on Reinforced Concrete-Prestressed Concrete, Volume 2, Accounting for the Effects of Creep and Shrinkage on the Behavior of Structural Systems by Hubert Rusch and Dieter Jungwirth, which appeared in German in Even then, it was Hubert Rusch's fervent wish to have his thoughts on the deformations of concrete translated into English in order to reach a wider .

The most critical aspects of structural behavior of concrete at an early age are thermal deformation and shrinkage. Thermal deformation is mainly caused by heat dissipation (cooling) of concrete. Although the phenomenon of creep in concrete has been known for nearly 70 years, its study has only recently gained importance because of new types of structures of higher creep sensitivity, such as nuclear reactor vessels and containers or undersea shells.   Creep. Creep is the gradual increase in a strain of a structural member which is subjected to certain loading over a period of time. When the concrete is loaded in compression, an elastic strain develops as shown in figure A. The creep effects are particularly important for prestressed concrete structures (because of their slenderness and high flexibility), and are paramount in safety analysis of .

This comprehensive treatise covers in detail practical methods of analysis as well as advanced mathematical models for structures highly sensitive to creep and shrinkage. Effective computational algorithms for century-long creep effects in structures, moisture . The magnitude and rate of creep for most concrete structures are intimately related to the drying rate, but creep is also important in massive structures where little or no drying of the concrete takes place. In these structures, most of the creep is believed due to the flow of the absorbed water from the gel (seepage) caused by external pressure. This book is based on Reinforced Concrete-Prestressed Concrete, Volume 2, Accounting for the Effects of Creep and Shrinkage on the Behavior of Structural Systems by Hubert Rusch and Dieter Jungwirth, which appeared in German in Concrete creep is defined as: deformation of structure under sustained load. Basically, long term pressure or stress on concrete can make it change shape. This deformation usually occurs in the direction the force is being applied. Like a concrete column getting more compressed, or a beam bending. Creep does not necessarily cause concrete to fail or break apart.