Steel Fibers as Shear Reinforcement in Beams

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Title: Steel Fibers as Shear Reinforcement in Beams

Author(s): G. Batson, E. Jenkins, and R. Spatney

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 69

Issue: 10

Appears on pages(s): 640-644

Keywords: Beams (supports), cracking (fracturing), fiber-reinforced concretes, reinforced concrete, shear properties, stresses

Date: 10/1/1972

Abstract:
Steel fibers of various shapes, size and volume concentration replaced vertical stirrups in conventional reinforced beams loaded in flexure. Shear failures prevented by various types of fibers.