Free Body Diagrams, Mechanical Models, and Experimental Evidence

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Title: Free Body Diagrams, Mechanical Models, and Experimental Evidence

Author(s): J. G. MacGregor

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 11

Issue: 6

Appears on pages(s): 72-78

Keywords: bond (concrete to reinforcement); building codes; models;mechanical properties; reinforced concrete; shear properties; structural design; Design

Date: 6/1/1989

Abstract:
In this transcript of the first Ferguson Lecture, three areas from Professor Ferguson's research--bond, shear, and columns--are used to illustrate the importance of mechanical models in structural design.