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Expert Tip: Concrete shear design based on AASHTO LRFD 5


Solving the previous example from full iteration Now it’s time to solve the previous example from full iteration. For simplicity, interaction with flexure is not considered. In other words, it is assumed that the status is in a pure shear c...

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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 c...
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...