What modulus of elasticity is used in ADAPT-ABI

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What modulus of elasticity is used in ADAPT-ABI

Postby Alex on Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:55 am

What modulus of elasticity for concrete ADAPT-ABI uses in its calculations?
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Re: What modulus of elasticity is used in ADAPT-ABI

Postby Dr_Bijan_Aalami on Wed May 26, 2010 4:43 am

In ADAPT-ABI, each segment of the structure is assigned its own modulus of elasticity. The modulus of elasticity assigned to each segment depends on the segment’s concrete strength and age. As construction proceeds, the modulus of elasticity of each segment also changes. The change in modulus of elasticity is generally referred to as “aging” of concrete. It is calculated using either code recommended formulas, such as those in ACI and AASHTO, or it is defined by the user from laboratory measurements. The modulus of elasticity is generally expressed as a function of the concrete strength at the time the modulus of elasticity is calculated.
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