Ductility of Reinforced Concrete Shearwalls for Seismic Areas

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Title: Ductility of Reinforced Concrete Shearwalls for Seismic Areas

Author(s): Thomas Paulay

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 53

Issue:

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

Date: 1/1/1977

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.