Suggested Revisions to ACI Building Code Clauses Dealing with Shear in Beams

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Title: Suggested Revisions to ACI Building Code Clauses Dealing with Shear in Beams

Author(s): J. G. MacGregor and P. Gergely

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 74

Issue: 10

Appears on pages(s): 493-500

Keywords: beams (supports); building codes; prestressed concrete; reinforced concrete; sheer properties; shear strength; shear stress; structural design.

Date: 10/1/1977

Abstract:
ACI-ASCE Committee 426, Shear and Diagonal Tension, has developed suggested revisions to Chapter 11 of ACI 3 18-71. The revisions are presented in a report of the committee. This paper discusses the major changes to the beam provisions and iilustrates the proposals through design examples.