Strength of fiber reinforced high-strength concrete with stirrups under direct shear

S. A. Saeed1, & S. R. Sarhat2

1 Technical Institute Duhok, 2 University of Duhok

  The paper presents an experimental investigation of the direct shear transfer behavior of fiber reinforced high-strength concrete.
 The experimental study was performed on steel fiber reinforced push-off specimens with or without conventional stirrups.
For the specimens with plain steel fibers, significant increases in the shear strength of high-strength concrete were observed. In the tests involving the combination of steel fibers and conventional stirrups, major improvement in crack control and enhancement in shear strength were observed.

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