American Society of Civil Engineers


Coefficient of Friction for Steel on Concrete at High Normal Stress


by Peter Baltay, (Grad. Student, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA) and Atle Gjelsvik, M.ASCE, (Prof. of Civ. Engrg. and Engrg. Mech., Columbia Univ., New York, NY 10027-6699)

Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 1, February 1990, pp. 46-49, (doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0899-1561(1990)2:1(46))

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Document type: Technical Note
Abstract: Experiments were performed to determine the coefficient of friction between concrete and steel. The nominal normal stress varied from 1 P.S.I. to 68,000 P.S.I. The coefficient of friction was found to be nearly constant with an average value of 0.47.


ASCE Subject Headings:
Coefficients
Concrete
Friction
Material tests
Metals (material)
Physical properties
Steel
Stress
Structures