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The steel reinforcement "yield point" is at an elongation of .002  (0.2%)

Does ACI Code give a maximum permitted elongation for internal reinforcement
??

(For DIN it is 0.5% and for the Euro Standard it is 1.0% )

Are there any papers or research on this subject -maximum elongation to
avoid steel/concrete bond failure ??


jim korff, pe
foster city, ca

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