A COMPARISON BETWEEN INCLINED SHEAR REINFORCEMENT AND LOOP SHEAR REINFORCEMENT ON RC BEAM: FINITE ELEMENT APPROACH

Authors

  • Md.Fazla Rabbi Anik Department of Civil Engineering, Ahsanullah University. of. Science. and. Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Towsif Mahdi Nur Department of Civil Engineering, Ahsanullah University. of. Science. and. Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Abdur Razzak Zubaer Department of Civil Engineering, Ahsanullah University. of. Science. and. Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Imtiaz Uddin Ahmed Department of Civil Engineering, Ahsanullah University. of. Science. and. Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Fatema-Tuz-Zahura Zahura Department of Civil Engineering, Ahsanullah University. of. Science. and. Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.11113/mjce.v33.17307

Keywords:

Inclined stirrups, loop stirrups, Shear cracks, Ultimate shear, ABAQUS.

Abstract

In this present study, a numerical analysis has been performed to compare the shear resisting capacities between beams with conventional loop stirrup and inclined stirrup. Resisting the shear force is one of the key features of stirrups. A rarely used and uncommon inclined stirrup setup is analyzed in this study and new findings are compared with the results of loop stirrup. Two sets of beams (150x300x1960mm) are analyzed to determine the ultimate shear force resisting capacities, displacement, and stress resistance capacities. It was observed that the beam with an inclined stirrup showed ultimate shear resistance up to 187.24 KN compared to the beam with a loop stirrup setup which was 114.24 KN.  Displacement of the inclined stirrup setup and the loop stirrup setup was 2.38 mm and 4.21 mm. Stress resistance and distribution pattern was also improved upon using inclined stirrup. Flexural and Shear Crack patterns of the beams at the ultimate load are also predicted from numerical analysis. Numerical study has been carried out by using Finite Element Software ABAQUS. Finally, these results were also compared with the theoretical formula available in the literature to justify the numerical analysis.

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2021-11-29

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Md.Fazla Rabbi Anik, Towsif Mahdi Nur, Abdur Razzak Zubaer, Imtiaz Uddin Ahmed, & Zahura, F.-T.-Z. (2021). A COMPARISON BETWEEN INCLINED SHEAR REINFORCEMENT AND LOOP SHEAR REINFORCEMENT ON RC BEAM: FINITE ELEMENT APPROACH. Malaysian Journal of Civil Engineering, 33(3). https://doi.org/10.11113/mjce.v33.17307

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