Title

Strength Evaluation of Interior Slab-Column Connections

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-1-2008

Publication Title

ACI Structural Journal

Volume

105

Issue

6

First page number:

692

Last page number:

700

Abstract

Test data for interior flat-plate slab-column connections subjected to concentric gravity load and combined gravity and lateral loads were collected. The connection strength was evaluated using ACI Code design equations. From test data, equations for connection gravity load capacity as a function of concrete strength, slab reinforcement ratio and yield strength, and the ratio of column size to slab effective depth were developed. A model for strength of connections subjected to lateral load using a beam analogy concept that includes resistance from flexure, shear, and torsion at the critical section is proposed.

Keywords

Concrete slabs; Flat plate; Lateral strength; Reinforced concrete; Reinforced concrete construction; Slab-column connection; Two-way shear strength

Disciplines

Civil and Environmental Engineering | Construction Engineering and Management | Materials Science and Engineering | Structural Engineering | Structural Materials

Language

English

Permissions

Use Find in Your Library, contact the author, or interlibrary loan to garner a copy of the item. Publisher policy does not allow archiving the final published version. If a post-print (author's peer-reviewed manuscript) is allowed and available, or publisher policy changes, the item will be deposited.

Identifier

DOI: 10.14359/20097

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