• Contributions to structural mechanics and durability in structural engineering 

      van Zijl, Gideon Pieter Adriaan Greeff (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University., 2016-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Contributions to structural engineering have been made since 2001 from the basis of the Department of Civil Engineering of Stellenbosch University (SU). The inauguration of the Centre for Development of ...
    • Cracking of Plastic Concrete in Slab-Like Elements 

      Combrinck, Riaan (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The cracking of plastic concrete involves two cracking types namely: plastic settlement cracking which is caused by differential settlement of the concrete and plastic shrinkage cracking which is caused ...
    • The Mechanical Behaviour of High-Performance Concrete with Superabsorbent Polymers (SAP) 

      Olawuyi, Babatunde James (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2016-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: High performance concrete (HPC) is known to be of low water-binder ratio (W/B) and exhibits high strength, durability and elastic modulus amongst many other properties. HPC is susceptible to autogenous- ...
    • Tensile creep of cracked macro synthetic fibre reinforced concrete 

      Babafemi, Adewumi John (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Macro synthetic fibres are known to significantly improve the toughness and energy absorption capacity of conventional concrete in the short term. However, since macro synthetic fibre are flexible and ...