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Title: Behavior of T-Beam Sections with Varied Shear Reinforcement
Author(s): Charles F. Scribner and Dale R. Wilhelm
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 139-146
Keywords: anchorage (structural); confined concrete; cyclic loads; earthquake
resistant structures; fatigue tests; flanges; flexural strength; lateral pressure;
reinforced concrete; shear properties; stirrups; T-beams; ties (reinforcement).
Abstract:The observed behavior of three reinforced concrete T-beams having differing stirrup- tie details during static cyclic inelastic flexure is summarized. The three types of stirrups investigated consisted of closed hoops and two types of U-shaped stirrups having different anchorage details. Results of the tests indicated that a U-shaped stirrup having 180 deg hook anchorages was capable of providing significantly the same amount of confinement as that provided by a closed hoop in flanged sections. Significant lateral confinement was provided by the flanges of the specimens tested.
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