Membrane Action in Slabs

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Title: Membrane Action in Slabs

Author(s): John F. Brotchie and M.J. Holley

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 30

Issue:

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

Date: 1/1/1971

Abstract:
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.