Analysis of a Large Cutout in a Circular Silo Wall

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Title: Analysis of a Large Cutout in a Circular Silo Wall

Author(s): H. M. Haydl

Publication: Structural Journal

Volume: 84

Issue: 3

Appears on pages(s): 262-265

Keywords: computer programs; finite element method; openings; reinforced concrete; silos; structural analysis; structural design; walls; Structural Research

Date: 5/1/1987

Abstract:
A finite element model of a circular silo wall with a large cutout in the pressure zone is presented. The internal force distribution around the cutout is examined and the provisions of ACI 313R-77 are compared to the results of the analysis.