Shear Strength of Low-Rise Walls with Boundary Elements

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Title: Shear Strength of Low-Rise Walls with Boundary Elements

Author(s): Felix Barda, John M. Hanson, and W. Gene Corley

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 53

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 149-202

Keywords: cracking (fracturing); crack width and spacing; deflection; earthquake resistant structures; earthquakes; load tests (structural); reinforced concrete; reinforcing steels; repairs; shear strength; shear stress; shearwalls; structural design; walls

Date: 1/1/1977

Abstract:
Results of tests on eight specimens representing low-rise shear walls with boundary elements are reported and analyzed. . .The test program was designed to determine the effect of load resversals. Also, one specimen was repaired and retested.