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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: Punching of Reinforced Concrete Flat Slabs – ACI and German Guidelines
Author(s): J. Hegger, A. Sherif, and R. Beutel
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 209-228
Keywords: codes; footings; headed bars; moment transfer; punchingshear strength; shear reinforcement; slabs; stirrups
Abstract:The new DIN 1045-1 and the German Construction Approval Z-15.1-213 fordouble-headed studs are discussed and essential background information ispresented. In addition, comparison is made with the ACI 318-02 Code and the ACI 421report. Differences between the codes are reviewed and highlighted. Emphasis is seton the parameters affecting the punching resistance of slab-column connections, themoment transfer between slab and column, shear reinforcement (stirrups and headedbars), and punching of reinforced concrete footings. The code provisions are evaluatedby comparing with test results.
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