Beam Loaded in Shear


Further details of this test may be found in the accompanying tutorial sheet, which contains design, behaviour and failure details. Crack patterns at various load stages are shown in the images below.

Crack pattern at 15kN

Crack pattern at 25kN

Crack pattern at 35kN

Crack pattern at 40kN

Beam loaded in shear during failure



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Last updated 25 January 2001.