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Title: Strength of Concrete Under Combined Stresses*
Author(s): B. Bresler and K. S. Pister
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 321-345
Keywords: no keywords
Abstract:A criterion for failure of plain concrete subjected to combined stresses was established from tests of 65 tubular specimens tested to failure under various combinations of shearing and compressive stress. A procedure for determining the shearing strength of a special class of rectangular reinforced concrete beams without web reinforcement was developed. Excellent correlation was obtained between calculated and observed shearing strength of a limited group of beams.
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