Reinforcement in Concrete

Definition: bars, wires, strands, fibers, or other slender elements that are embedded in a matrix such that they act together to resist forces.- ACI Concrete Terminology


Most concrete used for construction is a combination of concrete and reinforcement that is called reinforced concrete. Reinforcement for concrete is provided by embedding deformed steel bars or welded wire fabric within freshly made concrete at the time of casting. The purpose of reinforcement is to provide additional strength for concrete where it is needed. The steel provides all the tensile strength where concrete is in tension, as in beams and slabs; it supplements the compressive strength of concrete in columns and walls; and it provides extra shear strength over and above that of concrete in beams.

JOURNAL Articles ON REINFORCEMENT IN CONCRETE

Flexural Behavior of Columns Strengthened Using Reinforced Concrete Jacket with Seismic Details

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 9/1/2020

Behavior of Foamed Concrete Slabs Using Various Reinforcement Schemes

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 9/1/2020

Effect of Stirrups on Lateral Cyclic Behavior of Interior Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer-Reinforced Concrete Slab- Column Connections

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 9/1/2020

Splice Strength of Reinforcing Bars with High and Low Alternating Ribs

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 9/1/2020

Nonlinear Finite-Element Analysis of Glass Fiber- Reinforced Polymer-Reinforced Concrete Slab-Column Edge Connections

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 9/1/2020

Cracking Behavior of Slabs with Corrosion-Resistant and High-Strength Reinforcing Bars

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 9/1/2020

Shear Behavior of Lightweight Slag Aggregate Self- Consolidating Concrete Beams

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 9/1/2020

Experimental Study on Bearing Capacity of Polyvinyl Chloride Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer-Confined Reinforced Concrete Column with Ring Beam Joint under Axial Load

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 9/1/2020

Effectiveness of Hybrid Fibers on Flexural Behavior of Concrete Beams Reinforced with Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Bars

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 9/1/2020

Slender Columns Reinforced by High-Strength Steel Reinforcing Bars and Retrofitted by Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Sheets

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 9/1/2020

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Practice oriented papers and articles ON REINFORCEMENT IN CONCRETE

Comparability of bond tests for repair and retrofit of concrete structures with Fiber Reinforced Concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Investigation of fiber effect on the geometrical property of crack and water permeability of cracked concrete

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Evaluation of Effective Moment of Inertia for Calculation of Short-Term Deflections of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete Flexural Members

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Experimental Investigation of Hybrid Concrete Elements with Varying Fiber Reinforcement under Concentrated Load

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

A holistic calculation and design tool for structural SFRC members

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

FRCcalc - Software for design of fiber reinforced concrete elements according to MC2010 recommendations

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Structural behavior of prestressed Ultra-High Performance Fibre-Reinforced Concrete beams with and without openings: comparison between experimental results and finite element modelling techniques

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Effect of Fibers on the Flexural Behaviour of Beams Built with High-Strength Concrete and High-Strength Reinforcement

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Fibre effect on shear behaviour of UHPC beams

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Overview of Torsion Design Methods

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

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