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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: Effect of Bar Cutoff on Bond and Shear Strength of Reinforced Concrete Beams
Author(s): Phil M. Ferguson and Farid N. Mat-Loob
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 5-24
Abstract:Cutting off reinforced steel beams makes intensions shown to lower the shear strength of beams substantially, whereas bending up of bars shows no such ill effect. Exploratory study indicates that both bond stress and diagonal tension are acting to bring about the reduced strengths.
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