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A Comparative Study on R.C.C Beams with Respect to Strengthened in Shear

Shajahan Ali, Jannatul Ferdous Nipa, M. S. Shirin


Old-style construction in rustic areas of evolving third world in topical years has extended attention of many agencies mainly due to the upsetting damage to stuff and lifecycle caused by seismic effect. Ferrocement having admirable ductility may become a vital operational materials for retrofitting and establishment of diffident span armored concrete beams in such construction, specially, in seismic effected prone areas. Shear mode of failure in beams is undesired chiefly being a delicate failure. An attempt, therefore, has been made to discover the abilities of Ferrocement in transmuting stiff mode to spongy mode, through an investigational study obtainable in this paper. Test results of three beams in which shear spans were wired by so long as a complete Ferrocement warp with one and two layers of plaited square mesh are presented and associated with reinforced beam having equal material and sectional properties. A girder was weighted up to modesty weight, de- weighted and harden earlier to exam up to defect. The part was assumed for fragile split-astringency defect by conviction split web bar, that given a lot of duration split efficiency of c.c (cement concrete) alone. The bending deformed bar had been taken as the tiny which is commonly given in expected non-technical structure. The strengthened beams showed a marked advance in performances at service load, greatly improved ductility at final with either a spongy shear failure or apparently an evolution from shear to flexure manner of failure.

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