temperature cracking

temperature cracking

The cracking of a concrete member due to tensile failure caused by a temperature drop (if member is subjected to external restraints) or caused by a temperature differential (if member is subjected to internal restraints).
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Augmenting acceptance, especially on the agency front, is Helix Steel's Uniform Evaluation Report (UES 0279), stating: Micro-Rebar may be used to reduce shrinkage and temperature cracking of concrete, and as tension and shear reinforcement under certain ACI 318, International Building Code and International Residential Code conditions.
Studies have confirmed the beneficial effects of polymer modification on bitumen: decreased thermal susceptibility, reduced permanent deformation (rutting), and increased resistance to fatigue and to low temperature cracking [2-6].
rutting, fatigue and low temperature cracking resistance (Read, Whiteoak 2003).
The sweeping decrease is attributed to high temperature cracking of biomass.
These indirect tensile tests will help analyze in the lab how shingles might affect the low temperature cracking properties of shingle-derived HMA.
Rutting and low temperature cracking can be improved in roads, fatigue and low temperature cracking can be improved in roofing, and road crack sealants will have improved thermal cycling and seasonal durability.
And there are many types of failures, such as the low temperature cracking, fatigue cracking, and the rutting (or permanent deformation) at high temperature, that can reduce the quality and performance of road pavement during "in life" service [3,4].
HL-3 Asphalt concrete mix samples were prepared using the tire rubber modified asphalts to evaluate the resistance to rutting and low temperature cracking.
Specifically, the study examined the additives in terms of their effects on moisture damage, rutting, and low temperature cracking.
Any high temperature and radiation resistant polymer also has to resist low temperature cracking.

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