cracking load

cracking load

That load which causes the tensile stress in a structural concrete member to exceed the tensile strength of the concrete.
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To maintain equilibrium, the reinforcement steel induces tensile stress in the concrete, which reduces the cracking load (Lorrain, Maurel, & Seffo, 1998; Bischoff, 2001).
The cracking load for the NC, NRAC and RAC is individually same for both the anchor diameters.
The initial cracking load for both FE beam and experimental beam was 18.
Table 3 shows the variation of diagonal cracking load ([P.
According to the test results and the finite element analysis results, 1:3 model joint cracking load is 2000 kN, which is twice the design load.
First, cyclic loading below the cracking load enabled researchers to assess the cracking performance of the field-cast UHPC and its bonding to the precast concrete.
The bend over point in the load displacement diagram of the beam was taken as cracking load and the test was carried out till the load in post peak region reaches 70% of the ultimate load.
The cracking load for the normal weight girder specimens was approximately 400 kN (89.
In this case, by definition the cracking load would be equal to the initial residual load ([F.
The tensile strength of rammed earth represented by the normal strength of linkage element 1 is estimated from the test data of cracking load taking into consideration the self-weight of the wall.
A 4-point bending test is performed in order to explore the failure patterns and its flexural beam capacity such as cracking load, initial global stiffness and secondary global stiffness after dominant crack distributions in test specimen.