This volume consists of papers presented at the International Workshop on Concrete Shear in Earthquake, held at the University of Houston, Texas, USA, 13-16 January 1991.
Table of Contents
Experimental studies of membrane shear behaviour. State-of-the-art reports. Reports on tests of structures: elements and members. Reports on tests of structures: shear walls. Reports on tests of structures: nuclear containment structures.
Theoretical studies of membrane shear behaviour. State-of-the-art reports. Analytical models: elements and members. Analytical models: shear walls. Applications of finite element methods.
Effect of shear on energy dissipation. State-of the-art-report. Sources of ductility and restrictions.
Design for earthquake resistance. Review of design philosophies for shear. Design of structures.
Research and development needs.
T.C.C. Hsu and S.T. Mau