Advances in Civil Engineering / 2018 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Flexural Modelling and Finite Element Analysis of FRC Beams Reinforced with PVA and Basalt Fibres and Their Validation

Table 5

Comparison of the predicted and experimental results in flexure (at cracking).

Specimen IDsExperimental resultsBeam cross sectionBeam span (L) (mm)Predicted results at crackingPredicted/experimental flexural loadProposed stress distribution at cracking
Cracking load (kN)Deflection (mm)Strain at crackingWidth (mm)Height (mm) (MPa)Area of tension zone mm2) (kN)Lever arm (mm)Flexural load at cracking (kN)

P-010.450.2270.0000121610020014005.103100×10025.515133.339.720.93
PP-111.680.2620.0000087710020014005.687100×10028.435133.3310.830.93
PP-212.100.2890.0000007510020014005.689100×10028.445133.3310.840.90
PP-310.880.2820.0000158110020014005.301100×10026.505133.3310.100.93
PB-110.700.2210.0000190010020014005.359100×10026.795133.3310.210.95
PB-212.440.2720.0000015210020014005.390100×10026.95133.3310.270.83
PB-310.990.2300.0000002310020014005.201100×10026.005133.339.910.90
S-010.990.2320.0000111410020014005.488100×10027.44133.3310.450.95
SP-111.820.2550.0000010210020014006.062100×10030.31133.3311.550.98
SP-212.4590.2630.00000141610020014006.064100×10030.32133.3311.550.93
SP-311.4620.2540.00001410020014005.658100×10028.29133.3310.780.94
SB-111.930.2430.0000071010020014005.746100×10028.73133.3310.940.92
SB-212.530.2830.0000023710020014005.756100×10028.78133.3310.960.87
SB-311.430.2710.00000208310020014005.559100×10027.795133.3310.590.93
M-011.8330.2410.00000041610020014005.963100×10029.815133.3311.360.96
MP-112.080.2300.0000131610020014006.265100×10031.325133.3311.930.99
MP-212.8040.2500.000012910020014006.267100×10031.335133.3311.940.93
MP-311.610.2430.0000100710020014005.851100×10029.255133.3311.140.96
MB-112.310.2600.0000040310020014005.947100×10029.735133.3311.330.92
MB-214.1340.2920.0000053310020014005.961100×10029.805133.3311.350.80
MB-314.5570.3000.00000372810020014005.747100×10028.735133.3310.950.75