Reducing Moments and Shear Forces in Silos

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Title: Reducing Moments and Shear Forces in Silos

Author(s): Fausto C. Tarran

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 81

Issue: 5

Appears on pages(s): 443-447

Keywords: bending moments: reinforced concrete; shear properties; silos; stiffness; structural analysis.

Date: 9/1/1984

Abstract:
A method is presented to reduce the shear forces in elevated cylindrical silos. This reduction is obtained with a stiffness reduction of the lower shell immediately below its connection with the upper shell.