Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls With Openings; Test and Analysis

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Title: Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls With Openings; Test and Analysis

Author(s): M. Yamada, H. Kawamura, and K. Katagihara

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 42

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 559-578

Keywords: beams (supports); bending moments; columns (supports); concrete panels; cracking (fracturing); deformation; earthquakes; flexural strength; frames; modulus of elasticity; openings; reinforced concrete; shear strength; shear walls; spalling; stiffness

Date: 1/1/1974

Abstract:
The resistance, deformation and fracture mechanics of reinforced concrete shear walls with openings are investigated experimentally as well as analytically, not only in elastic but also in cracked, ultimate and even post-ultimate states.