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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: A Comparision of Code Requirements for Shear Strength of Reinforced Concrete Beams
Author(s): B.V. Rangan
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 285-304
Keywords: beams (supports); bending; building codes; loads (forces); reinforced concrete; reinforcing steels; research; shear properties; shear strength; structural design
Abstract:The proposals given in ACI 318-71 and SAA CA2-72 (Australian Code for Concrete Structures) for the calculation of shear force carried by concrete, Vc, in beams subjected in the light of test results as well as in relation to the results given by some of the recent theories.
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