Behavior and Design of Large Openings in Reinforced Concrete Beams

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Title: Behavior and Design of Large Openings in Reinforced Concrete Beams

Author(s): Karim W. Nasser, A. Acavalos, and H. R. Daniel

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 64

Issue: 1

Appears on pages(s): 25-33

Keywords: beams (structural); bending; openings; reinforced concrete; research; shear stress; strains; stresses; structural design.

Date: 1/1/1967

Abstract:
A theoretical approach is outlined for the behavior of rectangular reinforced concrete beams with large openings. Results of pilot, full-size beam tests ore presented and compared with the behavior of an identical beam having no openings.