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Title: Steel Fibers as Shear Reinforcement in Beams
Author(s): G. Batson, E. Jenkins, and R. Spatney
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 640-644
Keywords: Beams (supports), cracking (fracturing),
fiber-reinforced concretes, reinforced
concrete, shear properties, stresses
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.
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