Design for shear and earthquake loading in concrete structures

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Overview

The provisions for shear design in the previous version of AS 3600 were based on a simple design procedure covering complex interactions between shear, bending and torsion. In some cases this resulted in design results that were either unconservative, or excessively over-conservative. The new version of the code introduces the Modified Compression Field Theory model, allowing more rational design methods, which are more consistent over a wide range of conditions.  

Topics

Seismic Loading Requirements: AS 1170.4 and the new commentary; new requirements for earthquake loading of reinforced concrete structures and how these interact with AS 3600.
 

Speaker: Dr Scott Menegon, Research Fellow, Swinburne University of Technology
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Dr Scott Menegon is a Research Fellow at Swinburne University of Technology. Scott received his BEng (Hons) from Queensland University of Technology; MEngStruct from the University of Melbourne; and PhD from Swinburne University of Technology where he was the joint inaugural recipient of the prestigious Dr William Piper Brown AM scholarship.

 
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Total viewing time - 45 min