Topic: 3-D Modelling of Pull Out Test with Reinforcing Bar Ribs
We are modelling pull out test according to AS3600. The reinforcing bar is embedded inside a concrete cylinder of 150 mm diameter. The bar is then pulled out axially. We are looking in to the performance of different rib patterns.
I have read your suggestions recently given to Fcil under the topic "Pull-out - Principal stress's jump". Since our study is focusing on the performance of rib pattern, we need to design the rib pattern in 3D. We tried to do in ANSYS where the rib patterns are drawn in Solid 3D and then imported to ANSYS. But we did not get result.
I am confident using ATENA 3D, but I did not find how to draw the bar rib pattern in ATENA and then do the pull out test.
Can you please help in this regard.