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Title: The Paulay Years

Author(s): R. Park

Publication: Symposium Paper

Volume: 157


Appears on pages(s): 1-30

Keywords: aggregate interlock; earthquake-resistant structures; research; reinforced concrete; shear properties; General

DOI: 10.14359/1042

Date: 10/1/1995

Gives an outline of the many significant and pioneering contributions made by Emeritus Professor Tom Paulay to the understanding of the behavior of reinforced concrete and to the design of reinforced concrete structures for earthquake resistance. Particularly innovative has been his research into the design of structural walls for earthquake resistance, including the concept of the use of diagonal reinforcement in coupling beams. Other internationally recognized research described include his outstanding investigations into the mechanisms of shear resistance of reinforced concrete, aggregate interlock across cracks, behavior of beam-column joints, and the capacity design and detailing procedures for structural walls and frames.


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