Fracture Mechanics of Concrete Structures: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete Structures (FraMCoS1), held at Beaver Run Resort, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA, 1-5 June 1992.

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Z.P. Bazant
CRC Press, May 14, 1992 - Architecture - 1021 pages
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This conference is the first in a series of conferences dedicated to Fracture Mechanics of Concrete Structures. Due to the recent explosion of interest in research on fracture in concrete, the conference has brought together the world's leading researchers in fracture of concrete and this book contains the proceedings.
 

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Contents

STATEOFTHEART REPORT
3
Essential Results from Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics
24
Nonlinear Fracture Models with Softening Zone
28
Special Nonlinear Fracture Models Based on Adaptations
53
Experimental or Analytical Determination of Material
66
Factors Influencing Fracture Parameters
104
Crack Systems
113
Concluding Remarks
119
Damage Detection for Concrete Piles Using a Simple
573
LongTerm Tests on Concrete According to Micromechanics
583
Spalling Fracture and Continuous Damage in ElasticBrittle Materials
593
Dynamic Fracture Invited Paper
608
Fracture of Concrete Under Torsional Impact Load Conditions
617
How to Quantify Concrete
629
Is the Dynamic Behaviour of Concrete Influenced by
639
Shear Fracture in Cementitious Composites Principal Lecture
659

Derivations of Some Formulas
140
Stability of a Crack in a Linear Viscoelastic TensionSoftening
155
Interface Fracture Mechanics of Concrete Composites
163
Markov Process Model for Random Growth of Crack with RCurve
179
Influence of Transverse Compression on Mode I Fracture of Concrete
193
SFPZ Model for Concrete SEN Specimen
208
Fundamental Aspects of StrainSoftening Descriptions Principal Lecture
227
Material Structure and Tension Softening Properties of Concrete
239
Damage Models and Modelling Strategies for Concrete Structures
260
A MicromechanicsBased Continuum Theory for Strain Localization
275
Aspects of Damage Related to Structural Response
293
Damage Theory for Concrete Beams
309
Mesh Adaptivity in Transient Finite Element Analysis with
321
Simulation of Arbitrary Cohesive Crack Propagation Invited Paper
339
ThermoSeismic Analysis of Concrete Gravity Dams
361
The Use of Various Crack Models in F E Analysis of Reinforced
379
Fracture Mechanics of Concrete Dams Invited Paper
404
Fracture Mechanics of Concrete Rock and Interface
413
Material Brittleness from Nonlinear Fracture Mechanics
430
Why Direct Tension Specimens Flex and Break at Midlength
443
Fracture Parameters of Concrete as Determined by Means of Wedge
461
Passive and Active Evaluation of Stability in Concrete Structures
476
Detection of Crack Development by RealTime Holographic
491
Tensile Modeling and Experimental Determination of Fracture
497
Size Effect of the Concrete Cone Failure Load of Anchor Bolts
517
Influence of Disorder on the Fracture Process of Mortar
536
Effect of Size and Compressive Strength on the Fracture Energy
550
Fracture Toughness of Cementitious Materials Using Small
567
Mixed Mode Fracture in Concrete
677
Mixed Mode Concrete Fracture An Experimental Analysis
695
Macroscopic Study of Crack Face Bridging Phenomenon
713
Size Effect in Bending Failure of Reinforced Concrete Beams
729
Crack Width in R C Beams A Fracture Mechanics Approach
747
Evaluation of Steel Stresses in Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete
763
An Application
782
Bond Properties in FiberCement and AggregateCement
797
Characterisation of Interfacial Properties in Steel FibreCement
821
Fracture Mechanics Implications in the Bond and Development
836
Development of Concrete Tensile Fracture and ConcreteRebar
849
Round Robin Analysis and Tests of Anchor Bolts
865
Influence of Crack Width on the Concrete Cone Failure Load
876
Are Fracture MechanicsBased Methods Useful for Characterizing
885
Material Model for High Strength Concrete Exposed
894
Stiffness Degradation of Tension Softening Behavior in Concrete
900
Testing and Modelling
906
Simulation of Cycling BondSlip Behavior
912
RCurve Modeling of Rate Effect in Static Fracture and
918
A Fracture Mechanics Approach to Fatigue of Plain Concrete
924
A Study on Fatigue Life of Reinforced Concrete Beam with Multiple
930
Drying Shrinkage Eigenstresses and Structural SizeEffect
939
Fracture Mechanics Applications in the Analysis of Concrete
951
Analysis of Shrinkage Cracks in Concrete by Fictitious Crack Model
967
Characteristics of Fracture Responses of RateDependent
981
Index of Contributors
997
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Bazant is Walter P. Murphy Professor of Civil Engineering at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

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