Hysteretic Response of Reinforced Concrete- Frames

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Title: Hysteretic Response of Reinforced Concrete- Frames

Author(s): H. Sucuoglu and A. E. Aktan

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 63

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 153-172

Keywords: beams (supports); collapse; columns (supports); finite element method; frames; hysteresis; lateral pressure; loads (forces); mathematical models; multistory buildings; reinforced concrete; static loads; structural analysis; yield point.

Date: 8/1/1980

Abstract:
An analytical procedure to generate reinforced concrete plane frame response to reversing static loading is developed. Yield is permitted to occur and spread to crossections which are not predetermined. Response of a 3 story 2 bay frame under reversed lateral load is investigated with particular reference to locations that yield, propagation of yield, beam and column behavior and collapse. To permit the structure prescribe its locations of inelasticity rather than predetermining these regions was observed to be a significant aspect in mathematical modelling.