Title: Crack Control Via Stress-Strain Control in Continuous Concrete Girders of Variable Moment of Intertia
Author(s): Shu-T'ien Li and Richard A. Witt
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 317-342
Keywords: beams (structural); bridges (structures); continuity (structural); continuous beams; crack width and spacing; flanges; girders; I-beams; moment of inertia; moments; reinforced concrete; shear; strains; stresses; stress-strain relationships
To achieve the accurate anaylsis required for crack control in variable-I continuous girders, a general precise three-moment equation is derived for such girders by including the effect of shearing strain energy in addition to that of flexural strain energy.