Concrete walls with and without openings supported on three sides

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Title Concrete walls with and without openings supported on three sides
Author Doh, Jeung-Hwan; Loo, Yew-Chaye; Fragomeni, S.
Publication Title Incorporating sustainable practice in Mechanics of structures and Materials
Editor Sam Fragomeni, Srikanth Venkatesan, Nelson T.K. Lam & Sujeeva Setunge
Year Published 2010
Place of publication United Kingdom
Publisher Taylor & Francis Group
Abstract The Australian Concrete Standard (AS3600-2009) includes updated guidelines for the simplified design of axially loaded walls. More specifically effective length factors have been introduced to distinguish between walls supported on two, three and four sides. There is very limited information on the behaviour of walls supported on three sides. As such this paper presents results from an experimental study on six half-scale reinforced concrete walls supported on three sides with various opening configurations. All panels, with a slenderness ratio of 30, were subjected to a uniformly distributed axial load at an eccentricity of tw/6. Crack pattern behaviour and effects on ultimate strengths are discussed. Comparisons are made with identically sized wall panels supported on two, three or four sides (with and without openings) from other studies.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
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ISBN 9780415616577
Conference name The 21st Australian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials
Location Melbourne, Australia
Date From 2010-12-07
Date To 2010-12-10
Date Accessioned 2011-01-31
Language en_AU
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject Structural Engineering
Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Refereed)
Publication Type Code e1

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