TENSILE STRENGTH OF CONCRETE IN REINFORCED CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION

BETONZUGFESTIGKEIT IM STAHLBETONBAU

AIMS: TO DETERMINE WHERE A LOCAL LACK OF CONCRETE TENSILE STRENGTH IS TO BE EXPECTED; TO CHECK AND MODIFY THE HYPOTHESES OF HAWKINS, WYSS AND MATTOCK BY RE-CALCULATING TEST RESULTS DESCRIBED IN THE LITERATURE; TO DEVELOP A PHILOSOPHY ON CONCRETE TENSILE STRENGTH TAKING ACCOUNT OF POSSIBLE REDISTRIBUTION.