MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 270, 2019The 2nd Conference for Civil Engineering Research Networks (ConCERN-2 2018)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Structural Engineering and Materials|
|Published online||22 February 2019|
Study on confined end-regions of RC walls under monotonic and cyclic loadings
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Blida 1, Blida, Algeria
2 Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
A study was conducted to clarify the influence of reinforcement detailing, slenderness and loading type on the capacity, damages and failure modes of confined boundary regions of reinforced concrete (RC) cantilever walls. It was found that the tensile strain prior to compressive strain affected the performance of thin wall boundaries and may lead to different failure modes compared to compression load only. It was also found that dense transverse reinforcement detailing in thin confined boundaries did not improve their performance. Some design and detailing practices were evaluated to determine their accuracy in preventing global buckling and bar buckling under extreme lateral loading. Numerical model that take into account reinforcing bar buckling was proposed to simulate the behaviour of specimens tested under monotonic condition. The model could simulate the observed response with good accuracy.
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