Thermal changes of the environment and their influence on reinforced concrete structures

R Fojtik, R Cajka
2018 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
The thermal expansion of concrete elements concerns both monolithic and prefabricated structures. Inappropriate design of dilation segments may cause minor but even larger failures. Critical environment factors are temperature-changing operations, such as unheated underground garages, where temperature fluctuations may occur depending on the exterior conditions. This paper numerically and experimentally analyses the thermal deformation of selected girders in the underground garages and the
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doi:10.1088/1755-1315/143/1/012007 fatcat:xovdde3brnet7jd5dpbqv3kkca