Moment Transfer to Columns in Slabs with Shearhead Reinforcement

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Title: Moment Transfer to Columns in Slabs with Shearhead Reinforcement

Author(s): N.W. Hawkins and W.G. Corley

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 42

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 847-880

Keywords: building codes; columns (supports); concrete slabs; connections; flat concrete plates; lightweight aggregate concretes; moments; reinforcemd concrete; reinforcing steels; research; shear strength; shear tests; structural design; torsion

Date: 1/1/1974

Abstract:
The purpose of this investigation was to determine the effectiveness of shearhead reinforcement to increase the strength of slabs at their connection to edge columns. The 1971 ACI Building Code (ACI 318-71) permits the use of much shearheads only at interior column locations.