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Mechanical Behavior of Concrete

Mechanical Behavior of Concrete by Jean-Michel Torrenti, Gilles Pijaudier-Cabot, and Jean-Marie Reynouard

Contents of Mechanical Behavior of Concrete

  • PART 1. INSTANTANEOUS OR TIME-INDEPENDENT MODELS FOR CONCRETE
  • Chapter 1. Test Techniques and Experimental Characterization
  • Experimental specificities related to concrete material
  • Composition and variability of the material
  • Specimen preparation
  • Preservation and curing conditions
  • Size effect
  • Extensometers and experimental conditions
  • Classical extensometry on a concrete specimen
  • Boundary conditions and experimental set-up
  • Behavior of concrete under uniaxial stress: classical tests
  • Direct uniaxial tension
  • Indirect uniaxial tension
  • Diffuse tension test
  • Bi-tube tension test
  • Uniaxial compression
  • Uniaxial torsion
  • Concrete under multiaxial stresses
  • Multiaxial stresses with tension
  • Biaxial compression
  • Triaxial compression
  • Mechanical Behavior of Concrete
  • Conclusions regarding the experimental characterization of the multiaxial behavior of concrete
  • Bibliography
  • Chapter 2. Modeling the Macroscopic Behavior of Concrete
  • The discrete approach
  • Fracture mechanics – elements for the analysis
  • of cracked areas
  • Discrete approach to cracking
  • Hillerborg’s fictitious crack model
  • Continuous approach
  • Damage mechanics
  • Plasticity theory
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Chapter 3. Failure and Size Effect of Structural Concrete
  • Probabilistic structural size effect
  • Basics of the weakest link theory
  • Generalized probabilistic size effect law
  • Deterministic size effect
  • Fractality and size effect
  • Basis of the fractal approach
  • Fractality of the fracture surface and fracture energy
  • Lacunar fractality and multifractality of the nominal
  • stress at failure
  • Size effect and calibration of non-local models
  • Description of size effect according to the non-local
  • damage model
  • Calibration of internal length from size effect test data
  • Conclusions
  • Acknowledgement
  • Bibliography
  • PART 2. CONCRETE UNDER CYCLIC AND DYNAMIC LOADING
  • Chapter 4. Cyclic Behavior of Concrete and Reinforced Concrete
  • Jean-François DUBÉ
  • Characterization tests of the cyclic behavior
  • Uniaxial cyclic behavior
  • Cyclic tests on structural elements
  • Conclusions
  • Modeling the reinforced concrete cyclic behavior
  • Thermodynamic-based model with crack closure
  • Distributed cracking models
  • Microplane model
  • Modeling of the cyclic behavior of concrete
  • Characteristics of the cyclic behavior and their influence
  • Influence of the loading rate
  • Conclusions
  • Bibliography
  • Chapter 5. Cyclic and Dynamic Loading Fatigue of Structural Concrete
  • The mechanisms of concrete fatigue
  • Nature of the phenomenon
  • Fatigue strength and number of cycles to failure
  • Strains and damage
  • The fatigue strength under uniaxial compression or traction
  • Aas-Jakobsen’s formula
  • S-N-R curves
  • Ros’s diagram
  • Haigh’s diagram
  • Goodman-Smith’s diagram
  • Extension to Aas-Jakobsen’s formula
  • Effect of the frequency and the cycle shape
  • Fatigue under alternate uniaxial loading
  • Fatigue under multiaxial loading
  • Fatigue in the presence of passive confinement
  • Fatigue under biaxial loading
  • Fatigue under triaxial cyclic loading
  • Fatigue under high-level cyclic loading
  • General principles for the analysis
  • Modified Aas-Jakobsen’s formula
  • Mechanical Behavior of Concrete
  • Formulas based upon the theories of damage
  • Fatigue strength under variable level cyclic loadings
  • Rule of linear accumulation
  • Rule of non-linear accumulation
  • Fatigue under random loading
  • Bibliography
  • Chapter 6. Rate-Dependent Behavior and Modeling for
  • Transient Analyses
  • Fabrice GATUINGT
  • Introduction
  • Experimental behavior
  • Dynamic behavior in uniaxial compression
  • Dynamic behavior in uniaxial tension
  • Dynamic behavior in multiaxial loading
  • Behavior modeling of concrete in dynamics
  • Modeling of dynamic failure of concrete using a viscoelastic viscoplastic damage continuum model
  • A damage model for the dynamic fragmentation of brittle solids
  • Anisotropic three-dimensional delay-damage model
  • Damage coupled to plasticity for high strain rate dynamics
  • Bibliography
  • PART 3. TIME-DEPENDENT RESPONSE OF CONCRETE
  • Chapter 7. Concrete at an Early Age: the Major Parameters
  • Influence of the composition of concrete
  • Characteristics related to the temperature of concrete
  • Mechanical characteristics
  • Consequences of boundary conditions
  • Consequences of thermal boundary conditions
  • Consequences of hygrometric boundary conditions
  • Consequences of mechanical boundary conditions
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Chapter 8. Modeling Concrete at Early Age
  • The coupled thermo-chemo-mechanical problem
  • Macroscopic modeling of hydration
  • Identification of the hydration kinetics
  • Identification of the normalized affinity
  • Data collection and experimental methods
  • Degree of hydration
  • Volume changes
  • Mechanical behavior
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Chapter 9. Delayed Effects – Creep and Shrinkage
  • Definitions and mechanisms
  • Microstructure of cement paste
  • Shrinkage
  • Creep
  • Experimental approach
  • Tests
  • Testing equipment
  • Data processing
  • Delayed response modeling
  • Modeling drying
  • Modeling of the desiccation shrinkage
  • Creep modeling
  • Conclusion
  • Codified models
  • Goals and limitations of codified models
  • RILEM recommendations on codified models characteristics
  • Comparison of the performance of the principal models currently proposed in the case of different codes in Europe and in the United States
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Mechanical Behavior of Concrete

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