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Table 6 Summary of flexural test results for reinforced UHPC low-profile T-shape beams.

From: Experimental Investigation on Flexural Behavior of Reinforced Ultra High Performance Concrete Low-Profile T-Beams

BeamCracking stateYielding stateUltimate stateDuctility indexFailure mode
Δcr (mm)Pcr (kN)Δy (mm)Py (kN)Δu (mm)Pu (kN)Δu/ΔyΔu/Δcr
B-S65-163.4740.420.98114.640.79124.81.9411.76Flexurea,b
B-S65-202.6637.822.80183.529.04193.81.2710.94Flexurea,b
B-S81-202.7539.821.86175.735.72201.41.6312.99Flexurea,b
B-S83-202.7941.223.04181.930.51194.11.3210.94Flexurea,b
B-H65-202.3740.329.82248.441.98253.31.4117.67Flexurea,b
  1. Δcr = deflection at first cracking load, Pcr = first cracking load, Δy = deflection at longitudinal steel rebars yielding, Py = load at longitudinal steel rebars yielding, Δu = ultimate deflection and Pu = ultimate load.
  2. aYielding of steel rebars.
  3. bLarge opening of flexural crack.