American Society of Civil Engineers

Negative Shear Lag in Flanges of Plated Structures

by Vladimír Krístek, (Prof. of Civ. Engrg., Czech Tech. Univ., 7 Thákur St., 166 29 Prague, Czechoslovakia) and Jirí Studnicka, (Assoc. Prof. of Civ. Engrg., Czech Tech. Univ., Prague, Czechoslovakia)

Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 117, No. 12, December 1991, pp. 3553-3569, (doi:

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Abstract: Negative shear lag is not a particularly exceptional phenomenon but an effect that can occur at a wide variety of arrangements of plated structures with a considerable degree of significance. A description of features of the negative-shear-lag phenomenon is the main objective of this paper.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Shear lag