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Title: Influence of Reinforcement Stress-Strain Curve on a Concrete Flexural Member at Ultimate Load

Author(s): Ib Falk Jorgensen

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 59

Issue: 3

Appears on pages(s): 453-462

Keywords: none

Date: 3/1/1962

The purpose of this analytical study is to evaluate the flexural behavior under ultimate load of a cracked section reinforced with tensile reinforcement only. A graphical method is developed to evaluate the stresses and strains in the reinforcement for any shape stress-strain curve. It shown that the strain in the reinforcement under ultimate load is related to the concrete strength, the steel ratio, and the stress-strain curve of the reinforcement and not, as generally accepted to the steel strength only.


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