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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: Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls With Openings; Test and Analysis
Author(s): M. Yamada, H. Kawamura, and K. Katagihara
Publication: Special Publication
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
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.
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