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Title: Combined Bending and Torsion in reinforced Concrete Beams With Rectangular
Author(s): M. A. Mansur
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 51-58
Keywords: beams (supports); bending; frames; limit de-sign
method; openings; reinforced concrete; statically
indeterminate structures; structural design; tests; tor-sion.
Abstract:Presents a simple method for the design of rein-forced concrete beams that contain a large rectangular opening and are subjected to combined bend-ing and torsion. The method is based on the concept of limit design in which torsional moments carried by the members above and below the-opening are as-
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