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Advances in Civil Engineering
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 391214, 10 pages
Research Article

A Prediction Method of Tensile Young's Modulus of Concrete at Early Age

1Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Yamaguchi University, Ube, Yamaguchi 755-8611, Japan
2Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
3Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Kure National College of Technology, Kure, Hiroshima 737-8506, Japan

Received 7 March 2011; Accepted 22 September 2011

Academic Editor: Kent A. Harries

Copyright © 2012 Isamu Yoshitake et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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