Estimation of Parameters for the Temperature Analysis of Concrete using 3-D FEM

  • Hidehiko Ogata
  • Masato Kunitake
  • Fumiyoshi Kondo
  • Takao Nakazawa
Conference paper


About 90 percent of temperature cracking in the walls of concrete structures is continuous cracking with a cracking width of 0.1 ~ 0.3 mm [1], Therefore, temperature cracking has become a problem, since it causes fine sight loss, reduced strength and leakage in farm ponds.


Heat Transfer Coefficient Concrete Structure Inverse Analysis Transient Heat Transfer Farm Pond 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hidehiko Ogata
    • 1
    • 2
  • Masato Kunitake
    • 3
  • Fumiyoshi Kondo
    • 3
  • Takao Nakazawa
    • 4
  1. 1.The United Graduate School of Agricultural SciencesKagoshima UniversityJapan
  2. 2.Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of ScienceJapan
  3. 3.Faculty of AgricultureMiyazaki UniversityJapan
  4. 4.Faculty of EngineeringMiyazaki UniversityJapan

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