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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2023 Vol.24 No.6 P.543-556


Compressive properties of a novel slurry-infiltrated fiber concrete reinforced with arc-shaped steel fibers

Author(s):  Hedong LI, Yabiao LI, Yunfeng PAN, P.L. NG, Christopher K.Y. LEUNG, Xin ZHAO

Affiliation(s):  School of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hangzhou 310018, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   yfpan@zstu.edu.cn, irdngpl@gmail.com

Key Words:  Slurry-infiltrated fiber concrete (SIFCON), Arc-shaped steel fiber, Quasi-static compressive properties, Spilt Hopkinson pressure bar (SHPB), Dynamic compressive properties

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Hedong LI, Yabiao LI, Yunfeng PAN, P.L. NG, Christopher K.Y. LEUNG, Xin ZHAO. Compressive properties of a novel slurry-infiltrated fiber concrete reinforced with arc-shaped steel fibers[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2023, 24(6): 543-556.

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slurry-infiltrated fiber concrete (SIFCON) is a sort of strain hardening cement-based composite material, typically made with 5%–20% steel fibers. This study focused on a novel type of SIFCON in which hooked-end steel fibers were replaced by arc-shaped steel fibers. The quasi-static compressive properties of the SIFCON were first measured. Test results suggested that using arc-shaped steel fibers in lieu of hooked-end steel fibers increased the quasi-static compressive strength by 47.1% and the strain at peak stress by 56.3%. We attribute these improvements to new crack-resisting mechanisms, namely “fiber cross-lock”, “dual bridging”, and “confinement loops”, when the arc-shaped steel fibers are introduced into SIFCON. As high impact resistance is a special property of SIFCON that is of practical significance, the dynamic compressive properties of arc-shaped steel fiber SIFCON were studied by using an 80-mm-diameter split Hopkinson pressure bar (SHPB). The results showed that the dynamic compressive strength, dynamic increase factor (DIF), and dynamic toughness of SIFCON all increased with the strain rate. The SIFCON incorporating arc-shaped steel fibers proved to have significant advantages in structural applications requiring high impact resistance.


作者:李贺东1,李亚彪1,潘云锋1,P.L.NG2,3,Christopher K.Y. LEUNG4,赵昕5
结论:1.在纤维体积分数相近、纤维长径比相同的情况下,采用弧形钢纤维代替普通端钩钢纤维可显著提高SIFCON的准静态压缩性能。2.在SIFCON中采用的"纤维勾连"机制、裂纹表面"二次桥联"、最少两纤维形成"约束环"等措施可有效提高弧形钢纤维的准静态压缩性能。在动态压缩试验中,由于试件尺寸较小和切割过程导致"纤维勾连"机制的潜力减小,限制了动态压缩性能的提高。建议进一步研究采用更好的动态压缩试验方法,以充分反映弧形钢纤维的贡献。3.脆性基体和弧形钢纤维SIFCON均为应变速率敏感材料,其动态抗压强度、动态增加因子(DIF)和动态韧性均随应变速率的增大而增大。从试验结果来看,在高应变率下,采用FIBModel Code 2010的公式高估了脆性基体和弧形钢纤维SIFCON的DIF。因此,有必要建立脆性基体和弧形钢纤维SIFCON材料的替代DIF模型。4.与其他纤维增强混凝土相比,在相同应变率下,弧形钢纤维SIFCON具有更大的变形和能量吸收能力。显然,采用弧形钢纤维的SIFCON在结构应用中具有良好的抗冲击载荷性能。


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