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Title: Horizontal Construction Joints in Cast-In-Place Reinforced Concrete
Author(s): T. Paulay, R. Park, and M.H. Phillips
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 599-616
Keywords: bonding; building codes; construction jointsl cyclic loads; dowels; earthquake resistant structures; reinforced concrete; reinforcing steels; shear strength; shear walls; structural design
Abstract:The principal mechanisms of shear resistance along horizontal construction joints crossed by reinforcement in cast in place concrete construction, such as shear walls, are shown to be bond, dowel action of the reinforcement and interface shear along rough surfaces.
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