Studies on the in-plane shear response of confined masonry shear walls
Janaraj, Thangarajah (2014) Studies on the in-plane shear response of confined masonry shear walls. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
The prime aim of this research project is to evaluate the performance of confined masonry walls under in-plane shear with a view to contributing to the national masonry design standard through a set of design clauses. This aim stems from the criticisms of the current provisions of the in-plane shear capacity equations in the Australian Masonry Standard AS3700 (2011) being highly non-conservative. This PhD thesis is an attempt to address this gap in the knowledge through systematic investigation of the key parameters that affects the in-plane shear strength of the masonry walls through laboratory experiments and extensive finite element analyses.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Dhanasekar, Manicka & Thambiratnam, David|
|Keywords:||Finite element , Diagonal testing, In-plane shear, Confined masonry, In-plane shear equation|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||20 Jun 2014 05:24|
|Last Modified:||09 Sep 2015 05:39|
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