Concrete is a heterogenious material that exhibit strain-softening behavior and fails progressively by damage-localization and breakdown of its components.
Figure 1: Damage Dimension
Figure 2: Transition from a fully developed web of microcracks in the matrix to the local properties of isolated microcracks
Figure 3: At very large resolutions, the width of the cracks is very large and the subsequent image-processing may lead to anomalous thin crack patterns
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