Effective Flange Width in Torsion

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Title: Effective Flange Width in Torsion

Author(s): David J. Victor

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 68

Issue: 1

Appears on pages(s): 42-46

Keywords: beams (supports);flanges;L-beams;moments;reinforced concrete; research; strength;T-beams;torsion.

Date: 1/1/1971

Abstract:
An experimental investigation to study the effect of flange width on the torque capacity of reinforced concrete flanged beams is reported. Data presented herein indicate that the recent reccommendation of ACI Committee 438 on effective flange width is very much on the conservative side.