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Interfacial stresses in plated beams with cracks

Yang, J and Ye, J Q (2002) Interfacial stresses in plated beams with cracks. Composite Structures, 57 (1-4). pp. 125-134. ISSN 0263-8223

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Abstract

In this paper, an analytical interfacial stress analysis is presented for cracked reinforced concrete beams bonded with thin plates and subjected to symmetrical tensile forces and/or end bending moments. A representative element between two contiguous cracks is considered under the assumption of plane stress. By means of the principle of minimum complementary energy, the analysis provides a closed-form solution that can be used easily to predict the stress distributions near the cracks in the beams. Numerical results from the present analysis are presented to study the effects of both material and geometric properties of the beams on the distributions of the interfacial stresses.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Composite Structures
Uncontrolled Keywords: Interfacial stresses ; Plated RC beams ; Strengthening ; Repairing ; Cracks
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
ID Code: 54246
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 21 May 2012 10:07
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2014 05:26
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/54246

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