Effect of Bar Cutoff on Bond and Shear Strength of Reinforced Concrete Beams

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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

Volume: 56

Issue: 7

Appears on pages(s): 5-24

Keywords: none

Date: 7/1/1959

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.