The Punching Strength of Slabs, a Flexural Approach Using Finite Elements

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Title: The Punching Strength of Slabs, a Flexural Approach Using Finite Elements

Author(s): D. M. Masterson and A.E. Long

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 42

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 747-768

Keywords: bending; columns (supports); concrete slabs; finite element method; flat concrete slabs; flexural strength; loads (forces); modulus of elasticity; punching shear; reinforced concrete; shear strength; structural analysis

Date: 1/1/1974

Abstract:
A theoretical method of analysis which makes use of the relationship between the flexural and shear strength of slabs is presented for the prediction of the punching strength of flat slab structures at interior columns.