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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After so many years working on concrete, my students and I came up with a simple method for determining the tensile strength of concrete. This method can be used in industry and research institutions.

Assoc Prof Muhammad NS Hadi
University of Wollongong

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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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