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Title: Nonlinear analysis of reinforced concrete structures in design procedures: application of lumped dissipation models
Author(s): G. M. S. ALVA, A. L. H. C. EL DEBS, J. KAMINSKI Jr.
Appears on pages(s): 149 163
Keywords: structural analysis; nonlinear analysis; design of concrete structures; damage.
Abstract:This paper deals with the utilization of lumped dissipation models in the nonlinear analysis of reinforced concrete structures for design procedures, particularly those that deal with material nonlinearity in structural analysis. The main purpose of this paper is to compare the results obtained from the theoretical model with the results obtained from other types of structural analysis, including the simplified procedures recommended by NBR 6118 to consider the effects of material nonlinearity. Based on two numerical examples of ultimate limit state verification, some advantages and limitations of the lumped dissipation models in real situations of design are discusse
Brazilian Institute of concrete, International Partner Access.
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