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Seismic Design of Reinforced Masonry Shear-wall Structures
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Experiment-3: Cyclic Tests of Cantilever CMU Wall Specimen UT-PBF-05 at UT Austin with Aspect Ratio Equal to 4.50
Experiment Type: Large Scale
Description: Specimen UT-PBF-05 has a height of 12 ft and a plan length of 2.67 ft (aspect ratio 4.5), required a normalized axial load ratio P / (fm Ag) of 0.00. The vertical reinforcement ratio was 0.0129, with No. 8 reinforcing bars at 8 in. (every cell); and the horizontal reinforcement ratio was 0.0033, with No. 4 bars at 8 in. The specimen used cement-lime mortar conforming to the proportion specification for Type S of ASTM C270, and grout conforming to the strength specification of ASTM C476.
This folder contains all the design details, material properties, and data obtained during the tests.
Dates: October 04, 2012 - December 03, 2012
Facility: University of Texas at Austin, TX, United States
Specimen Type: Materials (view)
Material: Masonry Wall Masonry Wall (view)
Sensors: UT-PBF-05 Sensors
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Tags (keywords):
  1. quasi-static
  2. Shear Wall
  3. Masonry
  4. reinforced masonry
Cite this work:
Farhad Ahmadi, Richard Klingner (2012). "Cyclic Tests of Cantilever CMU Wall Specimen UT-PBF-05 at UT Austin with Aspect Ratio Equal to 4.50", Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (distributor), Dataset, DOI:10.4231/D38C9R365