ASTM A944 - 10(2015) - Standard Test Method for Comparing Bond Strength of Steel Reinforcing Bars to Concrete Using Beam-End Specimens

ASTM A944 - 10(2015)

Standard Test Method for Comparing Bond Strength of Steel Reinforcing Bars to Concrete Using Beam-End Specimens

Status : Current   Published : November 2015

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1.1 This test method describes procedures to establish the relative bond strength of steel reinforcing bars in concrete.

1.2 This test method is intended to determine the effects of surface preparation or condition (such as bar coatings) on the bond strength of deformed steel reinforcing bars (of sizes ranging from No. 10 to No. 36 [No. 3 to No. 11]) to concrete.

1.3 The bond strengths obtained using this test method are not directly applicable to the design of reinforced concrete members.

Note 1:  The bond strengths obtained using this test method are generally higher than obtained in development or splice tests using beams with the same embedment lengths. The results obtained using this test method should only be used for comparisons with results for other reinforcing bars tested using this method.

1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in brackets are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.5  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.




Standard NumberASTM A944 - 10(2015)
TitleStandard Test Method for Comparing Bond Strength of Steel Reinforcing Bars to Concrete Using Beam-End Specimens
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 November 2015
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Beam-end test, Coatings, Concrete bond, Steel reinforcing bars
ICS77.140.15
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages4
File Size197 KB
Price£36.00


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