Experimental Verification of Strut-and-Tie Model Design Method

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dc.contributor.author Ley, M. Tyler
dc.contributor.author Riding, Kyle A.
dc.contributor.author Widianto
dc.contributor.author Bae, Sungjin
dc.contributor.author Breen, John E.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-08-06T19:50:40Z
dc.date.available 2010-08-06T19:50:40Z
dc.date.issued 2010-08-06T19:50:40Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/4497
dc.description.abstract Strut-and-tie models (STM) are a valuable tool for the design of irregular concrete members. This paper presents the experimental results of tests conducted on small-scale, simply supported dapped beams with openings under the load. The design of each test specimen was developed by independent student teams using the ACI 318-05 provisions for STM. An unreinforced specimen was also constructed for comparison. Each reinforced specimen resisted loads greater than the factored design load and exhibited little distress at service load levels. Examination of the behavior of each model permits appraisal of the design model used by each design team. These results show the STM to be a conservative, lower-bound design approach that allows the designer a great deal of flexibility. en_US
dc.relation.uri http://www.concrete.org/PUBS/JOURNALS/SJHOME.ASP en_US
dc.rights Permission to archive granted by Daniela Bedward, Publishing Services Assistant, American Concrete Institute, Aug. 5, 2010 en_US
dc.subject Bearings en_US
dc.subject Size effect en_US
dc.subject strut-and-tie modeling en_US
dc.title Experimental Verification of Strut-and-Tie Model Design Method en_US
dc.type Article (publisher version) en_US
dc.date.published 2007 en_US
dc.citation.epage 755 en_US
dc.citation.issue 6 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle ACI Structural Journal en_US
dc.citation.spage 749 en_US
dc.citation.volume 104 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid riding en_US


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