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Title: Shear Strength of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete Beams

Author(s): A. K. Sharma

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 83

Issue: 4

Appears on pages(s): 624-628

Keywords: beams (supports); bending; fiber reinforced concretes: metal fibers;shear strength; tensile strength.

Date: 7/1/1986

Relatively few tests have been carried out on shear in fiber reinforced concrete beams. The experimental work included in this investigation is comprised of tests on seven normally reinforced and fiber reinforced concrete beams in combined bending and shear. Considering the observations made in this investigation and using the findings of other investigators, an empirical relationship is suggested for predicting the shear strength of fiber reinforced concrete beams. The proposed relationship compares well with the reported test results in literature.


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