Use of Hierarchical Lattices for Predicting the Fluid or Stress Transfer in Concrete

by D. Breysse, CNRS, Cachan, France,
D. Fokwa, CNRS, Cachan, France,
G. Schlatter, CNRS, Cachan, France,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering Mechanics


Hierarchical lattices are used to study the influence of local disorder on the transfer of properties (stresses, strains, permeability) from the micro-scale to the macro-scale. They are of a great help for the understanding of complex phenomena and they give marks to design more sophisticated phenomenological models.

Subject Headings: Stress analysis | Lattices | Concrete | Stress distribution | Strain | Fluid dynamics | Stress strain relations

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