Measurement of properties of fiber reinforced concrete

Surendra P. Shah*, James I. Daniel, Shuaib H. Ahmad, M. Arockiasamy, P. N. Balaguru, Claire G. Ball, Hiram P. Ball, Gordon B. Batson, Arnon Bentur, Robert J. Craig, Marvin E. Criswell, Sidney Freedman, Richard E. Galer, Melvyn A. Galinat, V. S. Gopalaratnam, Antonio Jose Guerra

*Corresponding author for this work

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This report outlines existing procedures for specimen preparation in general and discusses testing, workability, flexural strength, toughness, and energy absorption. Newly developed test methods are presented for the first time for impact strength and flexural toughness. The applicability of the following tests to fiber reinforced concrete (FRC) are reviewed: air content, yield, until weight, compressive strength, splitting tensile strength, freeze-thaw resistance, shrinkage, creep, modulus of elasticity, cavitation, erosion, and abrasion resistance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)583-593
Number of pages11
JournalACI Materials Journal
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Building and Construction
  • General Materials Science


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