CIVL 6380 - Advanced Concrete Mechanics
Mechanics of concrete failure under uniaxial and multiaxial stress states. Strain-softening behavior and damage localization in tension and compression. Nonlinear strain-hardening behavior under triaxial compression. Tensile fracture and size-effect. Constitutive modeling of concrete mechanical behavior. Cohesive crack model. Plasticity models, damage models, microplane models, and discrete models.
When Offered: Fall term even-numbered years.
Credit Hours: 3
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