Materials and Structures

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Size-effect method for determining fracture energy and process zone size of concrete

  • S. P. Shah
RILEM Draft Recommendations TC 89-FMT Fracture Mechanics of Concrete-test Methods

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. P. Shah
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  1. 1.The Technological InstituteNorthwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA

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