A Comparison of Measured and Calculated Deflections of Flexural Memebers in Four Reinforced Concrete Buildings

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Title: A Comparison of Measured and Calculated Deflections of Flexural Memebers in Four Reinforced Concrete Buildings

Author(s): J.L. Heiman

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 43

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 515-546

Keywords: compressive strength; computation; construction; creep properties; curing; deflection; environments; flexural strength; load tests (structural); loads (forces); modulus of elasticity; reinforced concrete; shrinkage; standards

Date: 1/1/1974

Abstract:
A comparision is made between measured and calculated long-term deflections of flexural members in four buildings. The measured deflections were found to exceed those obtained by calculation using the ACI Code method.