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An optimum criterion for eccentrically loaded R. C. columns

Desayi, Prakash and Sethurathnam, A (1971) An optimum criterion for eccentrically loaded R. C. columns. In: Building Science, 6 (3). pp. 83-88.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0007-3628(71)90019-3

Abstract

An analysis of eccentrically loaded short reinforced concrete columns using a variable failure strain criterion is presented. The method dispenses with the usual procedure of assuming a fixed value for the ultimate strain in concrete. The analysis is based on the use of a simple, single equation for the complete stress-strain curve of concrete and the adoption of a process of maximisation of moment with respect to extreme fibre concrete compressive strain. Columns of rectangular section and loaded eccentrically along one axis only are considered in this paper. A good agreement is observed between the theoretical and experimental values of some test results.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Civil Engineering
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2010 07:24
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:08
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/28399

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