Behavior and Strength of Concrete Masonry Walls

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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

Volume: 88

Issue: 1

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.

Date: 1/1/1991

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