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Title: Early-age finite element modelling of concrete industrial floors
Authors: Robins, Peter J.
Bishop, Jonathan W.
Austin, Simon A.
Keywords: Finite Element
Mathematical Modelling
Concrete Floors
Industrial Floors
Early-age
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: © Professional Engineering Publishing Ltd
Citation: ROBINS, P. J., BISHOP, J. W. and AUSTIN, S. A., 2003. Early-age finite element modelling of concrete industrial floors. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, 217 (4), 295-308
Abstract: A series of finite element models of ground floor slab behaviour has been developed and validated against in-situ data from site instrumentations. Good agreement was obtained for thermal flow models, and the negative impact of air movement over the top of the slab has been highlighted. Plane stress models of slabs exposed to uniform and differential thermal gradients representing hydration and shrinkage effects demonstrated that the stresses resulting from frictional restraint are significantly less than those caused by warping restraint, even though the latter are currently not considered in design.
Description: This is a journal article. It was published in the journal, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications [© Professional Engineering Publishing Ltd.] and is also available at: http://journals.pepublishing.com/content/119775
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/3905
ISSN: 1464-4207
Appears in Collections:Published Articles (Civil and Building Engineering)

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