In this paper, the fracture behavior of concrete with different initial notch lengths after freeze-thaw action was studied by using three-point bending test. Then, based on the boundary effect model, the parameters indicating the material discontinuity and inhomogeneity were introduced, and the maximum fracture load of the beam was used to determine the real tensile strength and fracture toughness of concrete under different freeze-thaw cycles. Results show that the tensile strength and fracture toughness of concrete are obviously reduced. Compared with the control specimens under indoor condition, the fracture parameters are reduced by more than 38% when the number of freeze-thaw cycles reached 75 times. In this paper, the tensile strength obtained based on the boundary effect model is significantly higher than the splitting tensile strength of concrete due to the incorporation of the discontinuity and non-uniformity of materials, and can more accurately reflect the deterioration and damage degree of concrete after freeze-thaw action.
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