Influence of Column Rectangularity on the Behavior of Flat Plate Structures

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Title: Influence of Column Rectangularity on the Behavior of Flat Plate Structures

Author(s): Neil M. Hawkins, H.B. Fallsen, and R.C. Hinojosa

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 30

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 127-146

Keywords: columns (supports); concrete slabs; cracking (fracturing); deflection; diagonal tension; flat concrete plates; flat concrete slabs; reinforced concrete; research; shear properties; structural design

Date: 1/1/1971

Abstract:
Tests were carried out on nine concentrically loaded reinforced concrete slabs supported on centrallly loacated rectangular columns. . .A procedure is proposed for taking account of the column shape in calculations of the shearing capacity of the slab.