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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: Experimental Investigation of Seismic Shear Transfer Across Cracks in Concrete Nuclear Containment Vessels
Author(s): J. P. Laible, R.N. White, and P. Gergely
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 203-226
Keywords: aggregate interlock; cracking (fracturing); crack width and spacing; cyclic loads; earthquake resistant structures; earthquakes; loads (forces); load transfer; nuclear reactor containment; nuclear reactors; reinforced concrete; shear properties; shear str
Abstract:Shear transfer (across open cracks in reinforced concrete) by the mechanism of interface shear transfer on the rough concrete surfaces is investigated experimentally.
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