High-Strength RC Beam-Column Joints Under Large Reversal Loads

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Title: High-Strength RC Beam-Column Joints Under Large Reversal Loads

Author(s): D. Galeota, M. M. Giammetteo, and R. Marino

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 149

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 195-208

Keywords: beams (supports); columns (supports); compressive strength; ductility; high-strength concretes; hysteresis; joints (junction); loads (forces); modulus of elasticity; reinforced concrete; shear stress; splitting tensile strength; strains; Structural Resear

Date: 10/1/1994

Abstract:
Results of an experimental study on the structural behavior of exterior beam-column joints made of high-strength concrete and subjected to large reversal loads are presented. Variables examined were the joint shear stress and the ratio of transverse reinforcement. Based on the experimental results, it was shown that properly designed and detailed high-strength reinforced beam-column joints display ductile hysteretic behavior.