Effect of Axial Load on the Moment-Curvature Relationship of Reinforced Concrete Members

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Title: Effect of Axial Load on the Moment-Curvature Relationship of Reinforced Concrete Members

Author(s): Carl Berwanger

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 50

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 263-288

Keywords: axial loads; beams (supports); columns (supports); compression testsl compressive strength; deflection; deformation; ductility; failure; loads (forcees); moment-curvature relationships; reinforcing steels; strains; structural analysis; strain hardening

Date: 1/1/1975

Abstract:
The investigation deals with the effect of axial load on the moment-curvature relationship of reinforced concrete memebers. Uniaxial loading when combined with transverse flexure generally reduces the ultimate moment and curvature of these members.