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...and the tension capacity is about 1/2 the rupture value.
-----Original Message-----
From: Gerard Madden, PE [mailto:gmadden(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Saturday, September 07, 2002 6:04 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: RE: Concrete tension capacity

The modulus of rupture of concrete is: fr = 7.5 * sqrt(f'c) [psi]



santa clara, ca


-----Original Message-----
From: Ib sa [mailto:IESENG(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Saturday, September 07, 2002 8:59 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: Concrete tension capacity


Does anyone know if there is a  formula in the ACI code that gives the capacity of concrete in tension without any reinforcment.  I have used 10% of the concrete strength.


Thank you

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