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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: Review of Code Requirements for Torsion Design
Author(s): Gordon P. Fisher and Paul Zia
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 1-44
Abstract:Twenty-two specification documents from various counties are reviewed with reference to torsion design. Sixteen of these documents are found to specify design requirements concerned with torsion. These design specifications are compared in terms of torsional stress calculations, allowable torsional shear stresses, and torsional reinforcement. Numerical xamples are given to illustrate the vorious design procedures. Appended are English translations of excerpts dealing with torsion, taken from reinforced concrete design codes various countries.
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