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.
American Concrete Institute
38800 Country Club Dr.
Farmington Hills, MI
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: Static Tests on Shear Walls and Beam-Column Assemblies and Study on Correlation Between Shaking Table Tests and Pseudo-Dynamic Tests
Author(s): H. Hlralshi, S. Nakata, Y. Kltagawa, and T. Kaminosono
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 11-48
Keywords: beam-column frame; damping capacity ; deformation; dynamic tests; earthquake resistant structures ; reinforced concrete; shearwalls; static tests; stiffness .
Abstract:This paper consists of three kinds of studies . One is static tests on three story shear wall assemblies to investigate the seismic behavior, particularly deformation performance and deformation mechanism, of flexural type shear walls. Second is static tests on flexural type beam-column asseniblies designed by either U.S. design practice or Japanese design practice . Third is correlation study on shaking table tests and pseudo dynamic tests developed for full scale seven story R/C building test. Major conclusions derived from these studies are a s follows; ( i ) Stretch of the boundary column under tension of the first story controlled the over all behavior of flexural type shear walls, ( i i ) The effect of slab reinforcements on bending capacity of beams was greatly remarkable, which caused pinching phenomena in a load vs. driftrelation while top of the beam was under tension, and (iii) Satisfactory correlation between shaking table tests and pseudo dynamic tests was obtained after the restoring force characteristics with the effects of strain rate and stress relaxation was appropriately evaluated.
Click here to become an online Journal subscriber