Proceedings Vol. 15 (2009)
ENGINEERING MECHANICS 2009
May 11 – 14, 2009, Svratka, Czech Republic
Copyright © 2009 Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i., Prague
ISSN 1805-8248 (printed)
ISSN 1805-8256 (electronic)
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pages 945 - 951, full text
The effects of aggressive environment on the mechanical behavior of a strain-hardening fiber reinforced cementitious composite (PVA-ECC) are experimentally investigated. It was found that exposing PVA-ECC to cycles of immersion in chloride solution and drying at elevated temperature causes embrittlement of the composite, though it still retains some of the hardening ability under uniaxial tension. Immersion in nitrate solution, on the other hand, causes reduction in strength but improvement of the strain-hardening behavior
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