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Study on the Constitutive Relationship between Ordinary Concrete and Nano-Titanium Dioxide-Modified Concrete at High Temperature

Wu, Dongpeng; Wang, Zhicheng; Pan, Yungui; Huang, Jian; Fernández-Steeger, Tomás Manuel; Xu, Chao; Tang, Xinlong; Long, Zhiyu; Tang, Yufei

After high-temperature treatment, both nano-titanium dioxide-modified concrete and ordinary concrete exhibit typical splitting failure. High-temperature heating reduces the mechanical properties and brittleness of concrete and improves the ductility of concrete. The stress–strain relationship of the specimens was obtained through the uniaxial compression test of ordinary concrete and nano-titanium dioxide-modified concrete cube specimens under normal temperature and high-temperature conditions. In addition, the relationship between temperature and damage variables was established, and the unified constitutive model containing damage variables after room temperature and high-temperature treatment of ordinary concrete and nano-titanium dioxide-modified concrete were established. It provides a reference for future research on the mechanical properties of high-performance concrete structures after high temperatures (fire).
Published in: Materials, 10.3390/ma16144910, MDPI