Influence of Spandrel Beam Torsion on Slab Capacity Based on Yield Line Criteria

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Title: Influence of Spandrel Beam Torsion on Slab Capacity Based on Yield Line Criteria

Author(s): E.L. Kemp and W.J. Wilhelm

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 35

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 325-342

Keywords: beams (supports); concrete slabs; cracking (fracturing); failure mechanisms; flexural strength; loads (forces); reinforced concrete; strength; structural analysis; structural design; torsion; yield line method

Date: 1/1/1973

Abstract:
The problem of determining the ultimate capacity for reinforced concrete slabs supported on integral spandrel beams is discussed utilizing the yield line approach.