# Tensile Strength of Concrete is Measured by

Tensile Strength of Concrete is Measured by [A] Direct tension test in the universal testing machine [B] Applying third point loading on a prism...

## Tensile Strength of Concrete is Measured by

ANSWER = [B] Applying third point loading on a prism

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### Concrete:

It is the term used to indicate the paste formed by the addition of water in a specified proportion in a mixture of binding material, fine aggregate, coarse aggregates, and admixture (if required).

Concrete = Binding material + Fine aggregate + Coarse aggregate + Water

### Tensile strength test:

The tensile strength can be farmed by any of the following methods;

Flexural tensile strength test

Splitting cylinder test

### Flexural tensile strength test:

Modulus of rupture indicates the Flexural tensile strength.

In order to find the modulus of rupture beam size 15 cm× 15 cm× 70 cm is prepared.

Then beam is subjected to a two-point load and the magnitude at which it shows the sign of failure is noted down and find the modulus of rupture.

Also Read:- Bogues Compounds in Cement

### Splitting cylindrical test:

The cylindrical sample is laid horizontal and is subjected to the compressive load in the UTM machine.

During this tensile stress is developed in the middle 5/6 portion of the section of the cylinder due to which its failure takes place.

This test gives a more uniform and accurate result.

The greatest advantage of this test is the same sample is used to find the compressive strength of the concrete.

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