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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Ductility of Reinforced Concrete Shearwalls for Seismic Areas
Author(s): Thomas Paulay
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 127-148
Keywords: beams (supports); buckling; concstruction joints; cyclic loads; deep beams; ductility; earthquake resistant structures; earthquakes; joints (junctions); models; reinforced concrete; shear properties; shear strength; shearwalls; stiffness; walls
Abstract:If structural survival of large seismic disturbances is to be assured, brittle failure modes due to shear, anchorage and local instability must be suppressed.
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