Seismic Response of Structural Walls with Geometric and Reinforcement Discontinuities (NEES-2011-1050)

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Title: Seismic Response of Structural Walls with Geometric and Reinforcement Discontinuities (NEES-2014-1050)

Year Of Curation: 2014

Description: Discontinuities in the geometry and the reinforcement of structural walls create stress concentrations that have detrimental effects on wall seismic response. This study focused on discontinuities associated with changes in the geometry of the cross section along the height of planar walls. It also addressed vertical reinforcement discontinuities and their effects on the seismic performance of structural walls resisting seismic demands. Two series of tests were done to investigate two types of these discontinuities.

Award: ERICO International Corporation Experiments 1 through 6

PIs & CoPIs: Santiago Pujol

Dates: July 20, 2011 - August 09, 2014

Organizations: Purdue University at West Lafayette, IN, United States

Facilities: Purdue University at West Lafayette, IN, United States

Sponsor: ERICO International Corporation - Experiments 1 through 6

Keywords: Mechanical splices,Discontinuities,Shear Wall,Chile Earthquake,Splices,Reinforced Concrete Walls,Lap splices,Shear,Openings,Stack of openings,Panel zone

Publications:
A. Klenke D. Escolano-Margarit, "Failure Mechanism of Reinforced Concrete Structural Walls with and without Confinement"
"Seismic Response of Structural Walls with Geometric and Reinforcement Discontinuities"
"Seismic Response of Reinforced Concrete Walls with Lap Splices"
John Hardisty, Enrique Villalobos, Brian Richter, Santiago Pujol (2015). "Lap Splices in Unconfined Boundary Elements", Concrete International, V. 37, No. 1, January, pp. 51-58 (,),

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  • Santiago Pujol (2017), "Seismic Response of Structural Walls with Geometric and Reinforcement Discontinuities (NEES-2011-1050)," https://datacenterhub.org/resources/14674.

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