Torsion Design Example: Inverted Tee Bent Cap

Camilo Granda Valencia, E.O.L. Lantsoght

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceedings/Edited volumeConference contributionScientific

1 Downloads (Pure)

Abstract

This paper provides a practical example of the torsion design of an inverted tee bent cap of a three-span bridge. A full torsional design following the guidelines of the ACI 318-19 building code is carried out and the results are compared with the outcomes from CSA-A23.3-04, AASHTO-LRFD-17, and EN 1992-1-1:2004 codes. Then, a summary of the detailing of the cross-section considering the reinforcement requirements is presented. The objective of this paper is to illustrate the application of ACI 318-19 when designing a structural element subjected to large torsional moments.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationExamples for the Design of Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Members Under Torsion
EditorsEva Lantsoght, Gary Greene, Abdeldjelil Belarbi
PublisherAmerican Concrete Institute
Pages168-182
Number of pages15
VolumeSP-344
ISBN (Print)978-1-64195-114-2
Publication statusPublished - 2020
EventACI Virtual Concrete Convention - Virtual conference
Duration: 25 Oct 202029 Oct 2020
https://www.concrete.org/events/conventions/currentconvention.aspx

Publication series

NameACI Special Publication
PublisherACI
ISSN (Print)0193-2527

Conference

ConferenceACI Virtual Concrete Convention
Period25/10/2029/10/20
Internet address

Keywords

  • bridge
  • codes
  • concrete
  • design
  • inverted tee bent cap
  • reinforcement
  • shear
  • torsion

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Torsion Design Example: Inverted Tee Bent Cap'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this