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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)attbi.com]
Sent: Saturday, September 07, 2002 6:04 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: RE: Concrete tension capacity

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

 

-gerard

santa clara, ca

 

-----Original Message-----
From: Ib sa [mailto:IESENG(--nospam--at)msn.com]
Sent: Saturday, September 07, 2002 8:59 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
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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