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Use of High-Strength Reinforcement in Earthquake-Resistant Concrete Structures

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Author(s)

Domimic Kelly, Andres Lepage, David Mar, Jose Restrepo, Joseph Sanders, Andrew Taylor

Abstract

The objective of this project was to study and make recommendations concerning the utilization of high-strength steel reinforcing bars in concrete structures subjected to earthquake ground motion. This work grew out of the ATC-57 report, The Missing Piece: Improving Seismic Design and Construction Practices (ATC, 2003), which defines a roadmap for the NIST problem-focused research and development program in earthquake engineering. The ATC-57 report recommended that NIST examine new technologies that can improve construction productivity, such as high-strength reinforcement.
Citation
Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR) - 14-917-30
Report Number
14-917-30

Keywords

NEHRP Consultants Joint Venture, ATC, Reinforced Concrete, Earthquake Engineering, Design

Citation

Kelly, D. , Lepage, A. , Mar, D. , Restrepo, J. , Sanders, J. and Taylor, A. (2014), Use of High-Strength Reinforcement in Earthquake-Resistant Concrete Structures, Grant/Contract Reports (NISTGCR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/nist.gcr.14-917-30 (Accessed August 18, 2022)
Created March 5, 2014, Updated November 10, 2018