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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: Rational Approach to Shear Design--The 1984 Canadian Code Provisions
Author(s): Michael P. Collins and Denis Mitchell
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 925-933
Keywords: beams (supports); building codes; deep beams; detailing; reinforced concrete; shear properties; shear strength; structural design.
Abstract:The 1984 Canadian Concrete Code contains new shear design provisions that are believed to be more rational and more general than the shear regulations of the 1983 ACI Building Code. New shear design procedures are summarized and their use is illustrated by means of design examples.
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