Structural Performance of Slender High-Strength SFRC Columns (Fc300) Under Axial and Lateral Loadings

  • Yusuke Tanabe
  • Daisuke HonmaEmail author
  • Masaro KojimaEmail author
Conference paper


This paper describes an experimental study conducted on slender columns made of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete (SFRC). The compressive strength of SFRC ranges from 200 to 300 N/mm2. The cross section of these slender SFRC columns is reduced to one-fourth that of columns made of ordinary concrete. Lateral loading tests are carried out to investigate the flexural performance of these columns. The test results show that using steel fiber decreases the damage of cover concrete of the columns and increases their flexural strength. In addition, the results show that slender SFRC columns possess high drift capacity.


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  1. 1.Takenaka CorporationInzai-shiJapan

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