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Table 6 Three-point bending beam test results for cement mortars modified with SiCw.

From: Tensile and Fracture Properties of Silicon Carbide Whisker-Modified Cement-Based Materials

Group E/GPa Pini/kN Pmax/kN CMOD/μm ac/mm \(K_{{{\text{IC}}}}^{{{\text{ini}}}} /{\text{MPa}} \cdot {\text{m}}^{1/2}\) \(K_{{{\text{IC}}}}^{{{\text{un}}}} /{\text{MPa}} \cdot {\text{m}}^{1/2}\)
SiCw-0 8.23 0.41(0.12) 0.49(0.03) 25.87(3.25) 20.75 0.11 0.69
SiCw-0.1 7.15 0.45(0.10) 0.52(0.01) 46.23(1.91) 22.69 0.12 0.91
SiCw-0.2 7.67 0.42(0.07) 0.50(0.03) 31.50(3.06) 21.52 0.12 0.75
SiCw-0.3 8.57 0.45(0.06) 0.51(0.03) 27.00(1.82) 21.05 0.12 0.74
  1. The data are arithmetic mean of each group, and corresponding standard deviation is in brackets.