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Expert Tip: Concrete shear design based on AASHTO LRFD 4

Expert Tip: Concrete shear design based on AASHTO LRFD 4


Findings and remarks 1. We can calculate the feasible crack angle ranges for each εx and vu/f’c combination. θ min corresponds to concrete crush and θ max corresponds to stirrup yielding.

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Blog Article on Concrete Shear Design - AASHTO LRFD 3

Expert Tip: Concrete shear design based on AASHTO LRFD 3


Optimum crack angle θ From the previous example, we can catch that there are some possible crack angle ranges for the given εx and vu/f’c. N...
The importance of API and its use

The importance of API and its use


What is Application Programming Interface (API)? The first thought that will come into your mind is exactly what is this API? and why a civi...

Expert Tip: Concrete shear design based on AASHTO LRFD 2


Longitudinal reinforcement Believe it or not, longitudinal forces are caused by shear, and we do need to design/check for these longitudinal...
Morandi Bridge Genova after collapse

The Morandi Bridge: Understanding the collapse of a suspension bridge


Morandi Bridge: An overview The Morandi Bridge (Officially: Viadotto Polcevera) was an architectural and engineering landmark since its cons...
Simple box culvert

midas Civil: 2D and 3D culverts


The different types of finite element models one can generate 2D, 3D, and 4D finite element models are employed to analyze structures. Since...

midas Civil: P-M Interaction Curve in Midas


Importance of the P-M interaction curve? As we all know, almost all compression members are subjected to moments along with axial loads, mai...