In today’s market, it is imperative to be knowledgeable and have an edge over the competition. ACI members have it…they are engaged, informed, and stay up to date by taking advantage of benefits that ACI membership provides them.
Read more about membership
Become an ACI Member
Founded in 1904 and headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA, the American Concrete Institute is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development, dissemination, and adoption of its consensus-based standards, technical resources, educational programs, and proven expertise for individuals and organizations involved in concrete design, construction, and materials, who share a commitment to pursuing the best use of concrete.
ACI World Headquarters
38800 Country Club Dr.
Farmington Hills, MI
ACI Middle East Regional Office
Second Floor, Office # 02.01/07
The Offices 02 Building, One Central
Dubai World Trade Center Complex
Phone: +971.4.516.3208 & 3209
Chat with Us Online Now
Feedback via Email
Home > Publications > International Concrete Abstracts Portal
The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Practical Design at Ultimate Loads
Author(s): R. C. Reese
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 865-880
Keywords: no keywords
Abstract:After a few comments on the fundamental philosophy of ultimate load design, a short discussion of the formulas used for practical design (rectangular stress prism) is given. Designs are carried out for slabs and beams and for columns with and without bending by the conventional and ultimate load design methods. Some comparisions are made of the results as regards amount of space occupied, time sagging of members and cost of construction. Remarks are offered on the appropriateness of using elastic frame analysis, plastic theories and the various ultimate stress prisms.
Click here to become an online Journal subscriber