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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
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
Appears on pages(s): 25-33
Keywords: beams (structural); bending; openings; reinforced concrete; research; shear stress; strains; stresses; structural design.
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.
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