Constitutive Relationship of Recycled Aggregate Concrete

  • Jianzhuang XiaoEmail author
Part of the Springer Tracts in Civil Engineering book series (SPRTRCIENG)


This chapter investigates the constitutive relationships of recycled aggregate concrete (RAC), including the static compressive stress–strain curve without/with confinements (confined by steel tubes and by glassfiber-reinforced plastic tubes) under axial compressive loading, the tensile stress–strain curve of RAC under axial tension loading, the shear transfer behavior across cracks of RAC as well as the compressive behavior of RAC under high strain rate loading. The influences of recycled coarse aggregate (RCA) influences strength, elastic modulus, peak and ultimate strength of RAC were evaluated. For the case of dynamic constitutive relationship of RAC, the effects of strain rate on failure pattern, compressive strength, initial elastic modulus, and peak strain were studied. Based on the constitutive relationships of RAC in this chapter, the related simulation studies can be executed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Civil EngineeringTongji UniversityShanghaiChina

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