Fibre-reinforced concrete

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. CBD-223
Subjectfibre reinforced concrete; application; Concrete
AbstractConcrete lends itself to a variety of innovative designs as a result of its many desirable properties. Two characteristics, however, have limited its use: it is brittle and weak in tension. Recent developments in fibre- reinforced composites in the plastics and aerospace fields have provided a technical basis for eliminating these deficiencies. This digest describes the general properties and application of fibre-reinforced concrete used in construction.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Béton renforcé de fibres
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-3788
NPARC number20328833
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Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2017-04-27
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