What is it about?
A simple method for determining the tensile strength of concrete. The method is cheap and easily repeated
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Why is it important?
Existing methods are based on indirect testing methods. This may not lead to accurate values of tensile strength of concrete. This method is for determining the tensile strength of concrete in a simple way at the same time producing correct results
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This page is a summary of: A New Method for Direct Tensile Testing of Concrete, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, April 2018, ASTM International, DOI: 10.1520/jte20170067.
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