AU - KHALOO R.,
AU - SHARIFIAN M.,
TI - BEHAVIOR OF LOW TO HIGH-STRENGTH LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE UNDER TORSION
PT - JOURNAL ARTICLE
TA - IJCE
JN - IJCE
VO - 3
VI - 3
IP - 3
4099 - http://ijce.iust.ac.ir/article-1-56-en.html
4100 - http://ijce.iust.ac.ir/article-1-56-en.PDF
SO - IJCE 3
AB - Results of an experimental investigation performed to evaluate the effect of various concrete strength levels on behavior of lightweight concrete (LWC) under pure torsion are reported.The principle variable of the testing program was compressive strength of concrete (�'c) which ranged between 6.9 and 81.4 MPa. Ten mixture proportions were utilized for LWC of 1500 to 2050 kg/m3 unit weight. In total, sixty four (thirty two pairs) rectangular specimens with 100x 200 mm cross-section were tested. Ultimate torsion strength of LWC increases as uniaxial compressive strength increases however the increase rate reduces for high levels of concrete strengths. The test results are compared with predictions of elastic and plastic theories for torsion and the ACI Code. The Code underestimates the cracking torque of LWC under pure torsion. A regression equation incorporating test results is higher than the ACI equation prediction by a factor of 1.12.
CP - IRAN
IN -
LG - eng
PB - IJCE
PG - 182
PT - Research Paper
YR - 2005