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Title: Ultimate Strength Design

Author(s): Malcolm S. Gregory

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 62

Issue: 10

Appears on pages(s): 1257-1264

Keywords: beam, column, design, ultimate strength

DOI: 10.14359/7743

Date: 10/1/1965

The behavior of concrete sections at failure is considered and the validity of ultimate strength design methods demonstrated. The difficulties experienced by design engineers in applying existing code formulas are summarized. An under-standing of the basic principles of ultimate strength methods leads to rapid and direct design. Numerical procedures suitable for design office use are suggested and illustrated by examples. The argument is advanced that codes of practice might present the basic principles and required empirical data, and avoid difficult algebraic formulas.


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