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What is Punching Shear? Punching Shear in Flat Slabs

What is Punching Shear? Punching shear is a type of failure of reinforced concrete slabs subjected to high localized forces. In flat slab structures this occurs at column support points. The failure is due to shear. This type of failure is catastrophic because no visible signs are shown prior to failure. Punching shear failure disasters… Read More »