Title: Membrane Action in Slabs
Author(s): John F. Brotchie and M.J. Holley
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 345-377
Keywords: concrete slabs; failure mechanisms; loads (forces); plain concrete; reinforced concrete; research; restraints; strength; structural analysis; welded wire fabric
This paper is concerned with the increase in load capacity and change in behavior which occur when transversely loaded reinforced and unreinforced concrete slabs are restrained against lateral displacement at the edges.