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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2014 Vol.15 No.3 P.208-218


A study on the contraction joint element and damage constitutive model for concrete arch dams*

Author(s):  Qiang Xu1, Jian-yun Chen1,2, Jing Li1, Hong-yuan Yue1

Affiliation(s):  1. School of Civil and Hydraulic Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116023, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   xuqiang528826@163.com

Key Words:  Contraction joint element, Damage, Concrete, Arch dam, Constitutive model

Qiang Xu, Jian-yun Chen, Jing Li, Hong-yuan Yue. A study on the contraction joint element and damage constitutive model for concrete arch dams[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2014, 15(3): 208-218.

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A new contraction joint element model for the interface in different meshes between the arch dam sections is constructed. The study on the elastic-plastic damage constitutive model for concrete, which is applied to multi-axial stresses, is also taken. The models of the dam-foundation-reservoir system for Xingbiling and Jinping concrete arch dams, China are calculated using the proposed contraction joint elements and the elastic-plastic damage constitutive model to verify the proposed models. Results showed that the proposed contraction joint element model has a high precision in simulating the behavior of contraction joints and the elastic-plastic damage constitutive model has a high precision in simulating the behavior of the damage to the concrete.




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