Simulation of concrete corrosion and interaction surfaces using cellular automata

Adam Zaborski


This paper presents a new approach to determining the synergetic effects of environmental conditions and mechanical loading on the load bearing capacity of structural members. Cellular automata are used to estimate the residual strength of a RC section subjected to concrete corrosion. The evolution of interaction surfaces resulting from bending moments and axial force caused by a continuous degradation process is presented.

Słowa kluczowe: concrete corrosion, cellular automata, continuum damage mechanics, cross-section bearing capacity

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