Numerical model for analysis of early-age thermal–moisture effects in an RC wall

Barbara Klemczak,

Agnieszka Knoppik-Wróbel

Abstrakt

The paper presents the original numerical model for simulation of thermal, moisture and mechanical effects in concrete structures with an example of application. The influence of different curing conditions on the temperature and moisture distribution in RC wall was investigated. The stress state and the damage intensity factor were determined and the areas of possible cracking were selected as well.

Słowa kluczowe: early-age concrete, FEM analysis, thermal–shrinkage stresses, RC wall
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