Non-Linear Mechanics of Reinforced Concrete by K. Maekawa, H. Okamura, A. Pimanmas

By K. Maekawa, H. Okamura, A. Pimanmas

This publication describes the applying of nonlinear static and dynamic research for the layout, upkeep and seismic strengthening of bolstered concrete constructions. the newest structural and RC constitutive modelling ideas are defined intimately, with specific consciousness given to multi-dimensional cracking and harm evaluation, and their functional functions for performance-based layout. different matters coated comprise 2D/3D research innovations, bond and stress stiffness, shear move, compression and confinement. it may be utilized in conjunction with WCOMD and COM3 software program Nonlinear Mechanics of bolstered Concrete provides a realistic method for structural engineers, graduate scholars and researchers taken with the layout and upkeep of concrete constructions.

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460/V18, pp. 123–30, Feb. 1993. Triaxial elasto-plastic and fracture model for concrete, Koichi Maekawa, Jun-chi Takemura, Paulus Irawan and Masa-aki Irie, Proc. of JSCE, No. 460/V-18, pp. 131–8, Feb. 1993. Strength and damage analysis of concrete confined by steel casing, Paulus Irawan and Koichi Maekawa, J. Materials, Conc. , Pavements, No. 472/V-20, pp. 97–106, Aug. 1993. Effectiveness of laterally arranged reinforcement on the confinement of core concrete, Tirath Manojya Pallewatta, Paulus Irawan and Koichi Maekawa, J.

2 Limit state criteria As output of computational simulation, we have (1) nodal displacement, velocity and acceleration in time sequence, (2) the stress and strain history of each finite element and (3) internal variables defined in constitutive modeling, such as damage parameters, crack indexes and plasticity. Engineers have to judge whether the structural response is acceptable based on these multiple output values according to the design requirements. Generally, we specify some limit states which structures are not allowed to exceed, and define design criteria for the limit states concerned.

1996. Nonlinear response of underground RC structures under shear, Ashraf Shawky and Koichi Maekawa, J. Materials, Conc. , JSCE, No. 538/V-31, pp. 195–206, May 1996. Computational model for reinforcing bar embedded in concrete under combined axial pullout and transverse displacement, Koichi Maekawa and Juneid Qureshi, J. Materials, Conc. , JSCE, No. 538/V-31, pp. 227–39, May 1996. Path-dependent nonlinear analysis of reinforced concrete shells, Paulus Irawan and Koichi Maekawa, J. Materials, Conc.

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