Shining a New Light on the Riddle of Shear
Jack J. Poldon, Neil A. Hoult, and Evan C. Bentz
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strain, reinforcement, design, sensor
The article examines the assumptions in the ACI 318 Code and design approaches for shear using the results from beam tests with varying shear reinforcement designs measured with emerging sensor technologies. It describes the research campaign, presents the distributed measurements with a discussion of the key insights, and offers some takeaways for designers.