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|Title:||Analysis and modelling of mechanical anchorage of 4D/5D hooked end steel fibres|
|Keywords:||Pull-out behaviour;Ultra-high performance mortar;Anchorage effect;Hook geometry;Plastic hinge|
|Citation:||MATERIALS & DESIGN, (2016)|
|Abstract:||This paper represents an analytical model to predict the influence of the fibre geometry on the pull-out behaviour of various geometrical hooked end steel fibres. The model is established based on the concept of a frictional pulley along with two, three and four plastic hinges to simulate the mechanical anchorage effect provided by the hook. The mechanical contribution of the hook is a function of the cold work needed to straighten the fibre during the pull-out. The input parameters used in this model are directly related to geometrical and mechanical properties of each fibre. Model predictions are validated against experimental results for single fibre pull-out tests, and very good agreement is shown.|
|Appears in Collections:||Materials Engineering|
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