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Title: Behavior and Strength of Concrete Masonry Walls
Author(s): Salah E. E. El-Metwally, Ashraf F. Ashour and W. F. Chen
Publication: Structural Journal
Appears on pages(s): 42-48
Keywords: axial loads; bearing capacity; compressive strength; deflection; eccentricity; masonry load-bearing walls; masonry walls; moment-curvature relationship; slenderness ratio; stability; stress-strain relationships; structural analysis; Design.
Abstract:Describes an analysis method for predicting the bearing capacity of concrete masonry walls using the Newmark integration technique but extended here to account for the softening behavior of the wall. In this study, the
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