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The modulus of elasticity of concrete is a function of the modulus of elasticity of the aggregates and the cement matrix and their relative proportions. ... more

Concrete has relatively high compressive strength, but significantly lower tensile strength. As a result, without compensating, concrete would almost ... more

Rebar (short for reinforcing bar), is a steel bar or mesh of steel wires used as a tension device in reinforced concrete and reinforced masonry structures ... more

Electrical resistivity (also known as resistivity, specific electrical resistance, or volume resistivity) is an intrinsic property that quantifies how ... more

In 1957 John Philip introduced the term sorptivity and defined it as a measure of the capacity of the medium to absorb or desorb liquid by capillarity.

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Mohrâ€“Coulomb theory is a mathematical model describing the response of brittle materials such as concrete, or rubble piles, to shear stress as well as ... more

An elastic modulus, or modulus of elasticity, is the mathematical description of an object or substance’s tendency to be deformed elastically (i.e., ... more

Elastic deflection is the degree to which a structural element is displaced under a load.

The deflection, at the free end, of a cantilevered beam
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In engineering, deflection is the degree to which a structural element is displaced under a load. The deflection at any point along the span of an end ... more

In engineering, deflection is the degree to which a structural element is displaced under a load. The deflection at any point along the span of a uniformly ... more

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