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o Space truss analogy (Fig. 3.4-3) Steel reinforcement − tension members
Concrete – compressive struts between links
141 Closed links
Longitudinal bars Fig. 3.4-2 Torsional reinforcement ⎧ yielding of reinfocement
o Failure will eventually occur by ⎨
⎪crushing of the concrete
⎩ Fig. 3.4-3 Truss action
o It is assumed that tension reinforcement in the form of closed links must be provided to resist the full torsional moment.
142 Torsional force in a two-leg link: F =...
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- Spring '06