Capacity of Prestressed Concrete Pressure Vessels to Resist Shear

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Title: Capacity of Prestressed Concrete Pressure Vessels to Resist Shear

Author(s): F.K. Garas and D. Langan

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 34

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 235-266

Keywords: achorage (structural); beams (supports); caps (supports); circular prestressing; concrete slabs; cracking (fracturing); cylindrical shells; deep beams; end blocks; failure mechanisms; nuclear reactor containment; nuclear reactors; pressure vessels

Date: 1/1/1972

Abstract:
This paper describes on experimental studies into the behavior of deep restrained concrete elements under the action of high shear loads. The concrete elements were restrained by biaxial field stresses of varying intensities and gradients.