fiber-reinforced concrete


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fiber-reinforced concrete

[¦fī·bər ‚rē·in¦fȯrst ′kan‚krēt]
(materials)
A portland-cement concrete or mortar that is reinforced with dispersed, randomly oriented, unconnected fibers of metallic, mineral, or organic materials.

fibrous concrete

Concrete containing asbestos, spun glass, or other fibers to reduce unit weight and improve tensile strength.
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This five-story, 70,700-square-foot building in the historic downtown of Fairmont, WV, has brick and precast stone exteriors with a cornice of glass fiber-reinforced concrete.
The earthworks and removal of the tunnel, Subject of this contract, Consist mainly of: - earthworks under the existing soil under the slab between the walls already built, - the realization under the work of the raft of the tunnel, Butonnant the walls; - the realization in the existing walls of 2 niches necessary for the fire rescue system, - the realization of the planing of the facings seen from the existing walls, - the realization of a fire protection (2h iso834) of the facings seen (walls and slab) by overwrapping in fiber-reinforced concrete projected (armed) then floated for the section of 1991, - the completion of the tunnel sanitation.
The newest is MAC 360 FF, manufactured from a proprietary blend of polypropylene resins and equal to ASTM C1116/C1116M Standard Specification for Fiber-Reinforced Concrete guidelines.
2] of coated facades, including aluminum profiles and 3,800 sun shields made of ultra-high performance fiber-reinforced concrete (UHPC).
The improvement of the bond strength and the ability to transfer tensile stress through the cracks should increase the tension stiffening of fiber-reinforced concrete (Abrishami & Mitchell, 1997; Yang, Walraven, & Den Uijl, 2009; Deluce & Vecchio, 2013; Lee, Cho, & Vecchio, 2013).
The 57 papers consider such topics as the static analysis of the load-bearing structure of a transparent roof, the integral representation of constitutive equations in the linear theory of viscoelasticity, the numerical and experimental assessment of a highway arch viaduct, and the optimal design of structures made of fiber-reinforced concrete.
In order to obtain steel fiber-reinforced concrete that is easy to work with minimum shrinkage, manufactures should specifies the following (Bekaert,1990) Quantity of cement should be between 350 kg/[m.
JSCE Recommendation for Design and Construction of Ultra High-Strength Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Structures (UFC).
Revision on material strength of steel fiber-reinforced concrete, International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials 5, 87-96.
Karr, "Permeability of cracked steel fiber-reinforced concrete," Journal ofMaterials in Civil Engineering, vol.
Behaviour of high-strength fiber-reinforced concrete beams under cyclic loading.