Diagonally Reinforced Coupling Beams of Shear Walls

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Title: Diagonally Reinforced Coupling Beams of Shear Walls

Author(s): T. Paulay and J.R. Binney

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 42

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 579-598

Keywords: beams (supports); buckling; compression; cracking (fractures); cyclic loads; deep beams; diagonal tension; ductility; dynamic loads; earthquake resistant structures; reinforced concrete; research; shear strength; shear tests; shear walls; stiffness

Date: 1/1/1974

Abstract:
A study of coventially reinforced coupling beams, containing horizontal flexural reinforcement and vertical stirrups for shear resistance, revealed that failure after high intensity reveresed cyclic loading is in the form of sliding shear.