Behavior and Flexural Strength of Ferrocement One Way Slabs with Square Openings.

Authors

  • Jalal A. Saeed College of Engineering, Salahaddin University, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq. Author
  • Payman H. Mohammad College of Engineering, Salahaddin University, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq. Author
  • Ibrahim H. Aziz College of Engineering, Salahaddin University, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq. Author

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17656/jzs.10015

Keywords:

Flexural Strength, Square Openings, One Way Slabs

Abstract

The paper presents experimental results of nine enforcement one way slabs with openings subjected to two point loads taking into consideration number of mesh layers and size of the openings as variables. The results showed that by increasing number of mesh layers the slabs' flexural strength increased and size of the openings have negative effect on flexural strength of the slabs.  Finally empirical equations are suggested to calculate cracking and ultimate loads in terms of width of the openings and number of mesh layers and the results showed good agreement with experimental values.

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Published

1997-05-01

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How to Cite

Behavior and Flexural Strength of Ferrocement One Way Slabs with Square Openings. (1997). Journal of Zankoy Sulaimani - Part A, 1(1), 57-67. https://doi.org/10.17656/jzs.10015