Technical Guidance Note (Level 2, No. 25): Designing for torsion in reinforced concrete elements

Author: Chris O'Regan

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1 April 2020

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Technical Guidance Note (Level 2, No. 25): Designing for torsion in reinforced concrete elements

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Author

Chris O'Regan

Date published

1 April 2020

Author

Chris O'Regan

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Standard: £9
Members/Subscribers: Free
 

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Reinforced concrete elements have an inherent resistance to applied torque due to the geometry of their cross-section. Nevertheless, the resulting stress due to applied torque is additive to other actions, such as bending moments, and axial and shear forces.

This Technical Guidance Note discusses the impact torsion has on the design and detailing of reinforced concrete elements. It should be read in conjunction with Level 1, No. 21 How to avoid torsion.

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PDF
Pages:
4
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Concrete - reinforced Shear & Torsion Technical Guidance Notes (Level 2) Technical Issue 4

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