Failure modes in reinforced concrete beams are classified into two major types: flexural failure and shear failure. The former occurs when the imposed load exceeds the flexural capacity of the materials of the beam, while the latter occurs due to ...
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CFRP Laminates for Shear Strengthening of RC Beams
The use of Carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) strips for shear strengthening of reinforced concrete beam has gain great success. Structural beams may loss shear capacity due to environmental influences or design and construction errors and hence rehabilitation of the ...
Fundamental Assumptions for Reinforced Concrete Design
The fundamental assumptions for reinforced concrete design permit one to predict by calculation the performance of reinforced concrete members. Of course, the structural mechanics in conjunction with extensive testing are used as a base for the design and analysis of ...
What is a Plinth Beam? Its purpose, Applications and Construction: Explained With Video
What is a Plinth Beam and its Purpose in a Building? Plinth beam is a reinforced concrete beam constructed between the wall and its foundation. Plinth beam is provided to prevent the extension or propagation of cracks from the foundation ...
Types of Steel Beam Connections and their Details
There are various types of steel beam connections used in structures. Steel beam connections are categorized into two groups namely framed and seated connections.
Failure Modes of RCC Beams Strengthened with NSM FRP Techniques
The near surface mounted strengthening of reinforced concrete beams improves its flexural strength. Failure modes of such beams is discussed.
Methods to Improve Ductility of RCC Beams with Fiber Reinforced Polymer Bars
The ductility of beams reinforced with FRP bars are the major concern because of the linear elastic behavior up to rupture without yielding of FRP materials.
RCC Coupling Beam – Types, Advantages and Design of Coupling Beam as per ACI
Coupling beam is a lateral force resistant component of a structure. Types, advantages and design of coupling beam as per ACI 318- 11 is discussed.