Simplified Deflection Computations

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Title: Simplified Deflection Computations

Author(s): R.S. Fling

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 43

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 205-224

Keywords: computation; cracking (fracturing); deflection; flexural strength; loads (forces); reinforced concrete; reinforcing steels; standards; stiffness; structural steels

Date: 1/1/1974

Abstract:
This paper examines the factors that complicate deflection computations. It suggests a method for making reliable estimates of the deflection of reinforced concrete memebers with almost as little computational effort as required for structural steel members.