diagonal crack

diagonal crack

An inclined crack, usually at about 45° to the center line, beginning at the tension surface of a concrete member.
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A diagonal crack is defined as a major inclined crack, extending from the level of the flexural reinforcement towards the application point of the load, and the load at the growth of this first inclined crack is termed as the diagonal tension-cracking load ([P.
An extensive diagonal crack on the Grade 1-listed tower first identified a decade ago now needs attention.
An extensive diagonal crack on the Grade I-listed tower first identified a decade ago now needs urgent attention.
5, the shear strength at section is primarily concerned with the effective shear depth of critical diagonal crack and the tensile strength of concrete.
A long, diagonal crack on the Grade I listed tower was first spotted 10 years ago but it has now reached such a condition that work has to be carried out urgently.
It is generally accepted that the shear failure of RC members without stirrups initiates, when the principal tensile stress within the shear span exceeds the tensile strength of concrete and a diagonal crack propagates through the beam web (Khuntia and Stojadinovic 2001).
A diagonal crack in the 1,400-year-old tower, first spotted 10 years ago, has now reached a critical stage, demanding repair work.
The Vicar of Warden, the Rev Jeremy Thompson, said: "There is a diagonal crack measuring several yards across the tower, which was first spotted up to 10 years ago.
These are usually stepped diagonal cracks and are caused by settlement of the external leaf which is not properly supported before the replacement windows and doors are installed.
Diagonal cracks in the joint region occurred in specimen B, while in specimen A1 hairline cracks appeared in its joint region, as shown in Fig.
Shear failure pattern as diagonal cracks on the specimen is illustrated in Fig.
The diaphragm wall elements have diagonal cracks in the Ortbetonelementen is mainly to shrinkage cracks.