reinforced concrete

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re·in·forced concrete

(rē′ĭn-fôrst′)
n.
Poured concrete containing steel bars or metal netting to increase its tensile strength. Also called ferroconcrete.

reinforced concrete

n
(Building) concrete with steel bars, mesh, etc, embedded in it to enable it to withstand tensile and shear stresses

re′inforced con′crete


n.
concrete containing steel bars, strands, mesh, etc., to absorb tensile and shearing stresses.
[1900–05]

reinforced concrete

- Has wire or metal bars embedded to increase its tensile strength.
See also related terms for wire.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reinforced concrete - concrete with metal and/or mesh added to provide extra support against stressesreinforced concrete - concrete with metal and/or mesh added to provide extra support against stresses
concrete - a strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
Translations
železobeton
בטון מזויין
gewapend beton

reinforced concrete

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reinforced concrete

[ˌriːɪnfɔːstˈkɒnkriːt] ncemento armato
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Rounding out the MasterFiber macrosynthetic offerings are MAC Matrix, engineered for secondary reinforcement to control shrinkage, temperature and settlement cracking; MAC 100 for secondary reinforcement and plastic shrinkage control; MAC 100 Plus for secondary reinforcement against cracking; MAC 2200 CB, chemically-enhanced to impart superior bonding and increase structural capacity and toughness; and, 160CB with chemical bonding capability for shotcrete, precast tunnel segments and concrete pipe.
More and more concrete professionals are using macrofibers in place of traditional secondary reinforcement due to their ability to provide consistent reinforcement throughout the concrete matrix, DeCapite said.
Similarly social reinforcement is something that the patient desires and is also likely to be reinforcing for a variety of patients and will be used as secondary reinforcement. Social reinforces can operationally be define as any verbally or non-verbally praise including good excellent job smile head nodding etc.
In accordance with ACI 318-05 (2008), the cross sectional area of secondary reinforcement shall not be less than 0.04 ([f'.sub.c]/[f.sub.y]).
Consequently, the upper and lower reinforcing bars and the intermediate reinforcing bars will be conventionally denoted as "principal reinforcement" and "secondary reinforcement," respectively.
NAJP: Making the transition from primary reinforcement and fading to secondary reinforcement still seems to be problematic for some individuals working with challenging behaviors.
This results in thinner and lighter parts without secondary reinforcement or stiffeners.
The function of short-cut fibres as secondary reinforcement in concrete is mainly to inhibit crack initiation and propagation (Ramakrishnan, 2000).
The role of secondary reinforcement in delayed reward learning.