A simple assemblage consisting of a spring and two rigid bars is used to illustrate the characteristic behaviour of a slender concrete column. By varying the load deformation characteristics of the spring, a variety of effects including non-linear stability failure, creep failure and creep buckling are investigated. The bar-spring model provides a very convenient means for studying basic reinforced-concrete column behaviour, while avoiding the complexities of a full mathematical analysis. /Author/TRRL/

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    University of New South Wales

    School of Civil Engineering, Anzac Parade
    Kensington, New South Wales  Australia  2033
  • Authors:
    • WARNER, R F
  • Publication Date: 1976-5


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 18 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00164348
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • ISBN: 0858411172
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UNICIV Rpt No 154 Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 12 1978 12:00AM