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32 longitudinal bars o longitudinal bars resist the

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Unformatted text preview: 8 ⋅ x1 y1 (0.95 f yv ) (3.32) • Longitudinal bars o Longitudinal bars resist the longitudinal component of the diagonal tension forces ○ Recall Fig. 3.4-2, Considering a length sv of the beam, the torsional longitudinal reinforcement should be such that the total quantity is equal to the same volume as the steel in the links: As sv = Asv (2x1 +2y1). 2 The longitudinal bars and the links should fail simultaneously. This is achieved by making the steel volume multiplied by the characteristic strength t...
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course CIVL 232 taught by Professor Jskuang during the Spring '06 term at HKUST.

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