Experimental Study of a Free-Standing Staircase

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Title: Experimental Study of a Free-Standing Staircase

Author(s): A. R. Cusens and Jing-Gwo Kuang

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 63

Issue: 5

Appears on pages(s): 587-604

Keywords: analysis;contilever staircase;design;reinforced concrete;research; staircase; torsion.

Date: 5/1/1966

Abstract:
Describes the loading tests to failure on a half-scale model of a symmetrical reinforced concrete slab-type, free-standing staircase. Methods of analysis are compared in the light of experimental results and general design recommendations are made.