Strength Criteria for Concrete

  • C. L. D. Huang
  • Cui Lei
Conference paper


A new proposed third order polynomial strength criterion, based on tensorial function theory of continuum mechanics, has been used to determine the strength parameters for concrete. A straight-forward computer program to determine the parameters and plot the strength envelope has been developed. A favorable correlation between theoretical and experimental results is observed.


Real Root Strength Parameter Strength Criterion Stress Space Strength Function 
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© Springer Japan 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. L. D. Huang
    • 1
  • Cui Lei
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringKansas State UniversityManhattanUSA
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringInner Mongolia Engineering CollegeHuhehaots, Inner MongoliaChina

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