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PUNCHING SHEAR to BS8110:1997 2

PUNCHING SHEAR to BS8110:1997

Punching shear is a phenomenon where a concentrated force on a slab causes a shear failure cone that “punches” through. Punching shear calculations require a demand value and a capacity value.

Many hand calculations will consider a punching shear force against a punching shear capacity force.

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