Ultimate Strength in Combined Bending and Torsion of Concrete Beams Containing Only Longitudinal Reinforcement
Hans Gesund and Lawrence A. Boston
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Rectangular concrete beams were tested to destruct under combined bending and torsional loads. The bed contained only longitudinal reinforcement, and concr strength, amount of reinforcement, and moment tot-c ratios were varied. A theoretical model was developed fromthe observed failure mechanisms, and was used to check test results.