Calculating the Crack Resistance of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Lining of Free-Flow Water Tunnels Using Linear Fracture Mechanics

  • M. G. ZertsalovEmail author
  • E. A. Khoteev

The results of studying the crack resistance of fiber-reinforced concrete lining of circular free-flow water tunnels are presented. A method for calculating the crack resistance of such a lining using the finite-element method, factor analysis, and linear fracture mechanics is developed.


fiber-reinforced concrete linear fracture mechanics water tunnel crack resistance finite-element method 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NRU MGSUMoscowRussia
  2. 2.LLC “Sigma Tau”MoscowRussia

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