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Tension Stiffening

Tension Stiffening in reinforced concrete is the increase in stiffness of a cracked member due to the development of tensile stresses in the concrete between the cracks.  The main application of tension stiffening theory in design applications is in the … Continue reading

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Reinforced Concrete Moment-Curvature – 1

The flexural curvature of any beam composed of material with linear elastic behaviour, subject to a bending moment, M, is given by: C = M / EI where E is the elastic modulus of the beam, and I is its … Continue reading

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