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Experimental evaluation of tensile strength test methods for steel fibre-reinforced concrete

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Abstract


  • This study presents an experimental evaluation of three different methods for determining the tensile strength of

    steel fibre reinforced concrete (SFRC). The test methods include the splitting test (ST), double punch test (DPT) and

    direct tensile test (DTT). The compressive strength of the concrete used in this study ranged between 30 and 80 MPa

    with 0%, 1·5% and 3% steel fibre by volume of the concrete. In total, 81 concrete cylinders were cast and tested for

    28-d compressive strength, splitting tensile strength and double punch tensile strength of the concrete. In addition,

    27 concrete prism specimens were cast and tested to determine the direct tensile strength of the concrete. The test

    results show that, compared to the ST, the DPT is more effective in predicting the tensile strength of SFRC, as the

    tensile strengths obtained from the DPT and the direct tensile test are very close. The DPT is easier to perform and

    costs less than the ST and the DTT.

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Goaiz, H. A., Farhan, N. A., Sheikh, M. Neaz., Yu, T. & Hadi, M. N. S. (2019). Experimental evaluation of tensile strength test methods for steel fibre-reinforced concrete. Magazine of Concrete Research, 71 (8), 385-394.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85062836595

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  • https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3463&context=eispapers1

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers1/2456

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 9

Start Page


  • 385

End Page


  • 394

Volume


  • 71

Issue


  • 8

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom

Abstract


  • This study presents an experimental evaluation of three different methods for determining the tensile strength of

    steel fibre reinforced concrete (SFRC). The test methods include the splitting test (ST), double punch test (DPT) and

    direct tensile test (DTT). The compressive strength of the concrete used in this study ranged between 30 and 80 MPa

    with 0%, 1·5% and 3% steel fibre by volume of the concrete. In total, 81 concrete cylinders were cast and tested for

    28-d compressive strength, splitting tensile strength and double punch tensile strength of the concrete. In addition,

    27 concrete prism specimens were cast and tested to determine the direct tensile strength of the concrete. The test

    results show that, compared to the ST, the DPT is more effective in predicting the tensile strength of SFRC, as the

    tensile strengths obtained from the DPT and the direct tensile test are very close. The DPT is easier to perform and

    costs less than the ST and the DTT.

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • Goaiz, H. A., Farhan, N. A., Sheikh, M. Neaz., Yu, T. & Hadi, M. N. S. (2019). Experimental evaluation of tensile strength test methods for steel fibre-reinforced concrete. Magazine of Concrete Research, 71 (8), 385-394.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85062836595

Ro Full-text Url


  • https://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3463&context=eispapers1

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers1/2456

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 9

Start Page


  • 385

End Page


  • 394

Volume


  • 71

Issue


  • 8

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom