basic creep

basic creep

In concrete construction, creep occurring without the migration of moisture to (or from) the concrete.
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Basic creep of steel fibres reinforced composites, in Proc.
Basic creep strain occurs exclusively due to constant load effect without any water loss in concretes [5-7].
An important feature of the B3 creep model is that the compliance function is decomposed into the instantaneous response, the compliance function for basic creep and the additional compliance function for drying creep.