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The Behaviour of Reinforced
Concrete Continuous Deep Beams

By Melvin Asin
December 2000
Delft University Press
ISBN: 90-407-2012-6
168 pages, illustrated
$49.00 paper original

Ph.D. thesis. Contents include: Introduction. Characteristics of deep beam behaviour. Code provisions. Earlier work. Specimens: geometry, reinforcement, boundary conditions. Material properties. Loading scheme. Overall structural behaviour. Ultimate sheer stress. Recent numerical work on deep beams. SBETA constitutive model. Simulation of overall behaviour. Simulation of local behaviour. Parameter study. Derivation of a design model. Conclusions and recommendations.

Civil Engineering