Improved Experimental Procedure for Determining the Punching Strength of Reinforced Concrete Flat Slab Structures

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Title: Improved Experimental Procedure for Determining the Punching Strength of Reinforced Concrete Flat Slab Structures

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

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 42

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 921-938

Keywords: columns (supports); compressive strength; connections; flat concrete plates; flat concrete slabs; loading rate; models; punching shear; reinforced concrete; shear strength; stress transfer; tests

Date: 1/1/1974

Abstract:
A series of 12 tests was performed on reinforced concrete flat slab models of 1/6 scale to determine their ultimate punching strength under combined shear and transfer of moment loading.