Mechanical Characteristics of SFRC Reinforced by New Engineered Steel Fibre

  • Tomasz Ponikiewski
  • Jacek KatzerEmail author
Part of the Advanced Structured Materials book series (STRUCTMAT, volume 95)


The last five decades have seen a large research effort focused on fibre reinforced concrete. Most of the research studies have been devoted to the use of steel fibre and mechanical characteristics of fibre reinforced concrete. Only a limited number of research programmes dealt with properties (both geometrical and mechanical) and development of steel fibre. In this paper a new type of engineered steel fibre will be analysed in comparison to commercially available fibre. Properties of concretes reinforced by a small volume of fibre were of special interest. Conducted tests covered both fresh mix behaviour and strength characteristics of hardened concrete.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Silesian University of TechnologyGliwicePoland
  2. 2.Koszalin University of TechnologyKoszalinPoland

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