volume 13, issue 3, P543-562 2020
DOI: 10.1590/s1983-41952020000300006
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Abstract: Abstract One of the main purposes of the addition of fibers to the concrete is the control of the plastic shrinkage cracking in the fresh state and the increase of the post-crack resistance in the hardened state. The cementitious matrix is one of the factors that influences the performance of fiber reinforced concrete, interfering in the fluidity of the mixture and in the adhesion between fiber and matrix. In this context, the present paper evaluates the behavior of two concrete, one of conventional strength a…

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