What is bond? how can we increase the bond between steel and concrete?

Mumbai University > Civil Engineering > Sem 5 > Transportation Engineering 1

Marks: 5M

Year: Dec 2015

1 Answer

The bond in RCC is the adhesive force developed between concrete and reinforcing steel to transfer the axial force from a reinforcing bar to surrounded concrete.

  • Bond ensures the strain compatibility from RCC.
  • Bond between steel & concrete can be iproved due to
    • Use of rich mix
    • Perfect computation and curing
    • Adequate cover to steel
    • Use of deformed bar
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