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Reinforced concrete is the chosen material for many medium and high-rise buildings of 8-20 storeys and beyond. For such structures, the prediction and control of axial shortening are becoming increasisngly important. The shortening of both steel and concrete frames needs to be studied, but the effects of creep and shrinkage make the movements in concrete more difficult to predict.
Published: January 2000. Reviewed October 2016
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