A model for damage analysis of concrete

Cao, Vui V. and Ronagh, Hamid R. (2013) A model for damage analysis of concrete. Advances in Concrete Construction, 1 2: 187-200. doi:10.12989/acc.2013.01.2.187

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Author Cao, Vui V.
Ronagh, Hamid R.
Title A model for damage analysis of concrete
Journal name Advances in Concrete Construction
ISSN 2287-5301
2287-531X
Publication date 2013-06
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.12989/acc.2013.01.2.187
Volume 1
Issue 2
Start page 187
End page 200
Total pages 14
Place of publication Yuseong, Daejeon, Korea
Publisher Techno Press
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Formatted abstract
The damage level in structures (global scale), elements (intermediate scale) and sections (local scale) can be evaluated using a single parameter called the “Damage Index”. Part of the damage attributed to the local scale relates to the damage sustained by the materials of which the section is made. This study investigates the damage of concrete subjected to monotonic compressive loading using four different damage models – one proposed here for the first time and three other well-known models. The analytical results show that the proposed model is promising yet simple and effective for evaluating the damage of concrete. The proposed damage model of concrete with its promising characteristics indicated, appears to be a useful tool in the damage assessment of structures made of concrete.
Keyword Damage model
Concrete
Damage assessment
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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