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Materials and Structures

, Volume 39, Issue 2, pp 221–233 | Cite as

Modelling of SFRC using inverse finite element analysis

  • H. Tlemat
  • K. Pilakoutas
  • K. Neocleous
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Abstract

A method of inverse finite element analysis is used to determine the constitutive relationship of SFRC in tension, using primary experimental data. Based on beam bending test results and results from pull-out tests, an attempt is made to explain the physical processes taking place during the cracking stage. Basic models predicting the behaviour of SFRC in tension are proposed.

Keywords

Inverse Analysis Gaussian Point Maximum Tensile Stress Softening Curve Discrete Crack 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Tlemat
    • 1
  • K. Pilakoutas
    • 2
  • K. Neocleous
    • 2
  1. 1.Buro HappoldBirminghamUK
  2. 2.Centre for Cement and Concrete, Department of Civil and Structural EngineeringThe University of SheffieldSheffieldUK

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