Tests of bond between concrete and steel bars – literature background and program of own research


This article deals with the issue of the bond between concrete and reinforcement. The bond is crucial for reinforced concrete elements because it is possible to transfer forces (stresses) from concrete to the reinforcement. Basic information related to the cooperation of concrete and rebars was recalled in the article. Selected issues concerning theoretical and numerical analysis as well as experiments of the bond phenomenon were presented. The article also proposes its own concept of experimental studies on the bond on two types of specimens: so-called short specimen and large specimen that will be subjected to pull-out tests. The described concept is ultimately to form the basis for creating a numerical model, enabling the simulation of bond in various reinforced concrete elements, calibrated based on the results of experimental studies.


reinforced concrete structures; bond; pull-out test; steel deformed bar; concrete

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Published : 2020-08-30

Burdziński, M., Niedostatkiewicz, M. and Ziółkowski, P. (2020) “Tests of bond between concrete and steel bars – literature background and program of own research”, Budownictwo i Architektura, 19(3), pp. 005-019. doi: 10.35784/bud-arch.2149.

Marcin Burdziński  marcin.burdzinski@pg.edu.pl
Doctoral School; Gdańsk University of Technology;  Poland
Maciej Niedostatkiewicz 
Department of Concrete Structures; Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Gdańsk University of Technology;  Poland
Patryk Ziółkowski 
Department of Concrete Structures; Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Gdańsk University of Technology;  Poland

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