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Author Kotsovos, Michael D.
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Springer-Verlag
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2012
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Analysis ♦ Brittle ♦ concrete ♦ Design ♦ Short-term static and dynamic loading ♦ Structural concrete ♦ Mechanics ♦ Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
Abstract The paper outlines the concepts that underlie the methods widely used for the analysis and design of concrete structures and provides evidence that shows the large deviation between predicted and real behaviour. It is shown that this deviation reflects the incompatibility between the assumed and the experimentally established behaviour of concrete. Moreover, it demonstrates that through the use of valid experimental information, it is possible to develop a common theoretical basis for the development of analysis and design methods capable of producing realistic predictions for a wide range of structural-concrete configurations subject to short-term loading conditions ranging from static and impact.
ISSN 09391533
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2012-06-26
Publisher Place Berlin/Heidelberg
e-ISSN 14320681
Journal Archive of Applied Mechanics
Volume Number 82
Issue Number 10
Page Count 21
Starting Page 1439
Ending Page 1459


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