Optimization techniques for the design of high-performance fibre-reinforced concrete

Published on Mar 1, 2001in Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization4.542
路 DOI :10.1007/S001580050165
Bhushan Lal Karihaloo56
Estimated H-index: 56
(Cardiff University),
D. Lange-Kornbak5
Estimated H-index: 5
This paper will demonstrate how rigorous mathematical programming techniques can be employed in the design of fibre-reinforced concrete mixes which have both high tensile strength and high ductility. For this it is necessary to know how the microstructural parameters of a mix influence its macroscopic behaviour. The microstructural-macroscopic relationships are reviewed, and the corresponding optimization problem formulated and solved by nonlinear mathematical programming.
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