Statistical Descriptions of Strength of Concrete

by Sher Ali Mirza, (M.ASCE), Professional Research Assoc.; Univ. of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada,
James G. MacGregor, (F.ASCE), Prof. of Civ. Engrg.; Univ. of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada,
Michael Hatzinikolas, Research Engr.; Alberta Masonry Inst., Edmonton, Canada,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1979, Vol. 105, Issue 6, Pg. 1021-1037

Document Type: Journal Paper


The variations in the compressive strength, splitting, and flexural-tension strengths, and the modulus of elasticity of concrete are reviewed, and representative probability distributions are suggested. The effects of volume, rate of loading, and in-situ casting of concrete are included.

Subject Headings: Compressive strength | Statistics | Strength of materials | Concrete | Flexural strength | Elasticity | Elastic analysis | Probability

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