diagonal tension

diagonal tension

In reinforced concrete or prestressed concrete, the principal tensile stress resulting from the combination of vertical and horizontal stresses.
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They concluded that the number of dovetails and the type of adhesive affected diagonal tension strength.
(4) Place the staples for the diagonal tension wire.
Observation of seismic damage to URM piers, as well as laboratory experimental tests, showed that masonry piers subjected to in-plane loading may exhibit two typical types of behavior: flexural and shear deformations, and corresponding possible failure modes appear such as rocking, diagonal tension, diagonal stepped cracking, toe compression, and bed-joint sliding [4-6].
This can be attributed to the fact that the response of these beams is mainly governed by diagonal tension failure.
The results of experiments show that the shear failure of reinforced concrete (RC) slender beams without stirrups is always governed by diagonal tension failure mode rather than compression failure mode.
Chapters are arranged in a manner compatible with the design procedure of actual structures and cover properties of reinforced concrete, flexural analysis of reinforced concrete beams, flexural design of reinforced concrete beams, alternative design methods, deflection and control of cracking, development length of reinforcing bars, shear and diagonal tension, one-way slabs, axially loaded columns, members in compression and bending, slender columns, footings, retaining walls, design for torsion, continuous beams and frames, design for two-way slabs, stairs, prestressed concrete, and seismic design of reinforced concrete structures.
Designated by a producer of crane systems, the system will apply tensing forces to the frame via ropes affixed to the ground, along with two diagonal tension cables for addded stability.
The historical zeppelins of crane systems, the system will apply tensing forces to the frame via ropes affixed to the ground, along with two diagonal tension cables for added stability.
As for reference specimen H40-RCA30 as shown in Figure 8, initial lateral crack occurred at the central part at 2.12 tonf of load, and at load 3.57 tonf, crack occurred at diagonal tension bar.
The failure may be designated as diagonal tension failure.
Keywords: compressive strength, reinforced concrete, cracking, shear strength, slender beam, dowel action, diagonal tension.