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Fatigue life and self-induced volumetric changes of CARDIFRC

Nicolaides, D and Kanellopoulos, A and Karihaloo, BL (2010) Fatigue life and self-induced volumetric changes of CARDIFRC. Magazine of Concrete Research, 62. pp. 679-683. ISSN 0024-9831

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Abstract

A class of ultra-high-performance fibre-reinforced cementitious composites (UHPFRCC) has been developed at Cardiff university and registered under the trade name CARDIFRC. The method of its production and its mechanical and fracture properties were reported previously in a series of papers in Magazine of Concrete Research. Here the results of recent fatigue and shrinkage tests on this material are reported. As with the mechanical and fracture properties, it is shown that an even and uniform distribution of fibres throughout the bulk of the material is crucial to its superior fatigue performance and to the reduction in the shrinkage strains. © 2010 Thomas Telford Ltd.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div D > Geotechnical and Environmental
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email sms67@cam.ac.uk
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2017 19:13
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2020 03:08
DOI: 10.1680/macr.9.00149