Reinforced Concrete

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What is the purpose of including reinforcement in reinforced concrete?

To compensate for concrete's low tensile strength and ductility

What is the most common material used for reinforcement in reinforced concrete?

Steel bars (rebar)

What is the purpose of reinforcing schemes in reinforced concrete?

To resist tensile stresses and prevent unacceptable cracking

What technique is employed to reinforce concrete besides embedding steel bars passively?

Post-tensioning

What are the most common methods of permanently stressing reinforced concrete in the United States?

Pre-tensioning and post-tensioning

Which of the following materials is NOT mentioned as a possible reinforcing material in modern reinforced concrete?

Aluminum

What is the purpose of post-tensioning in reinforcing concrete?

To improve the behavior of the final structure under working loads

What does the alkalinity of the concrete protect the steel rebar from?

Corrosion

What is the purpose of permanently stressing reinforced concrete in the United States?

To improve the behavior of the final structure under working loads

What are the most common materials used for reinforcement in reinforced concrete?

Steel and polymers

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