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Title: Statistical Study of Shear Strength
of Reinforced Concrete Slender Beams
Author(s): Sher Ali Mirza and James G. MacGregor
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 1159-1178
Keywords: beams (supports) building codes; mathematical models; rectangular beams; reinforced concrete; shear properties; shear strength; statistical analysis; stirrups; structural design;variablity; web reinforcement.
Abstract:The variability of the ultimate shear strength of simply supported rectangular cast-in-situ reinforced concrete slender beams was studied. The effects on this variability of the variations in material strength and geometric properties were determined. The results provide probability distributions of the ultimate shear strength for use in calculation of capacity reduction factors for slender beams.
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