Evaluation of Cyclic Deterioration and Post-Peak Behavior of RC Beam-Column Joint Assemblages by 3-D FE Analysis

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Title: Evaluation of Cyclic Deterioration and Post-Peak Behavior of RC Beam-Column Joint Assemblages by 3-D FE Analysis

Author(s): N. Shirai

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 237

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 129-148

Keywords: beam-column joint; bond behavior; fracture energy; nonlinear; reinforced concrete; shear-resistant mechanism; three-dimensional finite element analysis

Date: 8/1/2006

Abstract:
Nonlinear finite element analyses of RC beam-column joint specimens that exhibit shear failure under cyclic lateral loading were conducted to investigate their fracture modes and post-peak behavior. Response mechanisms such as cyclic deterioration and shear resistance were investigated. In performing the analyses, spatial discretization, modeling of bond behavior and the type of loading were considered. The macro-scale model for predicting the joint capacity proposed by Shiohara is reviewed and the validity of his hypotheses are rigorously investigated through comparison of the observed and calculated results.