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Seismic Design of Reinforced Masonry Shear-wall Structures
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Experiment-11: Cyclic Tests of Cantilever CMU Wall Specimen UT-W-14 with Aspect Ratio Equal to 3.0 at UT Austin
Experiment Type: Large Scale
Description: Specimen UT-W-14 was detailed according to the requirements of the 2008 MSJC Code. It has a height of 12 ft and a plan length of 4 ft (aspect ratio 3.0), required prescriptive reinforcement for a Special Reinforced Masonry Shear Wall (2008 MSJC Code), and a normalized axial load ratio P / (fm Ag) of 0.10. The vertical reinforcement ratio was 0.0033, with No. 4 reinforcing bars at 8 in. (every cell); and the horizontal reinforcement ratio was 0.0016, with No. 4 bars at 16 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 test.
Dates: December 01, 2010 - September 30, 2011
Facility: University of Texas at Austin, TX, United States
Specimen Type: CMU Wall-UT-W-14
Material: CMU Wall CMU Wall (view)
Sensors: UT-W-14
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Tags (keywords):
  1. Masonry
  2. Shear Wall
  3. quasi-static
  4. reinforced masonry
Cite this work:
Farhad Ahmadi, Richard Klingner (2012). "Cyclic Tests of Cantilever CMU Wall Specimen UT-W-14 with Aspect Ratio Equal to 3.0 at UT Austin", Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (distributor), Dataset, DOI:10.4231/D3C53F107