Strength and Behavior of Deep Beams in Shear

by H. A. Rawdon de Paiva,
Chester P. Siess,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1965, Vol. 91, Issue 5, Pg. 19-41

Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Relatively deep rectangular concrete beams were tested to failure under bending and shear loading. The beams had longitudinal tension and compression reinforcement. Concrete strength, length-depth ratio, quantity of longitudinal steel, and the quantity and type of web steel was varied. The strength and behavior was related to that observed in conventional beams under similar loading conditions.

Subject Headings: Concrete beams | Steel | Structural strength | Shear strength | Material failures | Failure analysis | Structural failures

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