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 Why reinforcement is used in concrete?
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To increase its ductility and hence tensile strength

 

Low tensile strength of un-reinforced concrete</strong> (results in limited structural applications). Rebar’s high strength, ductility, and stiffness impart strength and toughness to concrete.
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