Evaluation of properties of reinforcing bars for seismic design

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dc.contributor.author Rai, Durgesh C.
dc.contributor.author Jain, Sudhir Kumar
dc.contributor.author Chakrabarti, I.
dc.contributor.other Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering
dc.coverage.spatial Lisbon, PT
dc.date.accessioned 2014-04-24T12:25:35Z
dc.date.available 2014-04-24T12:25:35Z
dc.date.issued 2012-09-24
dc.identifier.citation Rai, D.C.; Jain, Sudhir Kumar. and Chakrabarti, I., “Evaluation of properties of reinforcing bars for seismic design”, in Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, PT, September 24-28, 2012. en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.iitgn.ac.in/handle/123456789/1130
dc.description.abstract Capacity design procedure for the earthquake-resistant reinforced concrete (RC) structures is effective when actual member capacities do not greatly exceed the assumed design capacities. Moreover, RC members are expected to undergo large inelastic deformations for adequate seismic energy dissipation. Since flexural capacity and post-yield behavior of an RC member is largely controlled by steel reinforcing bars, it places certain special requirements on their properties, such as, yield strength (YS), ultimate tensile strength to yield strength ratio (UTS/YS ratio) and elongation, which are sensitive to the method of rebar manufacturing. Flexural tests on thirty RC beams which used rebars of carefully controlled properties was conducted and it was observed that for dependable flexure behaviour, YS and UTS values should lie in a narrow band around values used in the member design. If these values are greater than the specified value, it may cause brittle shear failure instead of more ductile and desirable flexure mode of failure. Moreover, a high UTS/YS ratio equal to 1.25 is necessary to have dependable peak strength which is larger than the yield strength.
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by D.C. Rai, Sudhir Kumar. Jain and I. Chakrabarti
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Bars en_US
dc.subject Reinforcing bars en_US
dc.subject Seismic design en_US
dc.subject Seismic detection en_US
dc.subject Seismic loadings en_US
dc.subject Structural performance en_US
dc.subject Torsion en_US
dc.subject Earthquake-resistant design
dc.subject Steel tensile/yield ratio
dc.subject Elongation
dc.title Evaluation of properties of reinforcing bars for seismic design en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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