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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Previous researches on liquid hydrocarbon cracking mainly focused on high temperature cracking mechanisms, and it is generally believed that the liquid hydrocarbons begin to crack and are terminated at about 200[degrees]C [20, 21].
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.
Asphalt mixture containing bitumen with a higher PI is more resistant to low temperature cracking and to permanent deformation [13].
rutting, fatigue and low temperature cracking resistance (Read, Whiteoak 2003).
The sweeping decrease is attributed to high temperature cracking of biomass.
Both these systems have thermal susceptibilities and often experience low temperature cracking in cold environments as most bitumen have been shown to exhibit an apparent glass temperature near zero degrees Celsius and hence its physical behaviour moves from ductile to brittle, (Kortschot et al., 1984).
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.
Newcomb, Low Temperature Cracking of Asphalt Concrete Pavements, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Saint Paul, MN, USA, 2004.
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. Rutting resistance was evaluated using wheel tracking machine (WTM) and the low temperature cracking, resistance was evaluated by TSRST.
Specifically, the study examined the additives in terms of their effects on moisture damage, rutting, and low temperature cracking. The tests conducted included indirect tensile strengths, incremental creep moduli and permanent strains, and repeated load moduli and permanent strains.

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