Title: Principles of Model Analysis
Author(s): Paul Zia, Richard N. White, and David A. Vanhorn
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 19-40
Keywords: analogies; bond (concrete to reinforcement); cracking (fracturing); concretes; dynamic loads, earthquakes; geometry; loads (forces); micro-concrete; models; mortars (material); nuclear reactors; pressure vessels; prestressed concrete; reinforced concrete
This paper presents the principles of model analysis with particular reference to concrete structures. Emphasis is placed on the use of direct models for the study of both the elastic and the inelastic behaviors up to and including the ultimate strength.