Finite element analysis of the slitting test


  • Unosson Mattias
  • Olovsson Lars

Publish date: 2002-01-01

Report number: FOI-R--0262--SE

Pages: 24

Written in: English


This report presents the behaviour of a concrete material model in a splitting test and a simplified non-local theory applied in a tensile test. The splitting test model exhibits mesh dependency due to a singularity. In the tensile test the non-local theory is shown to give a convergent solution. The report is concluded with thoughts on how to better model concrete material.

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