Chapter 3. Reinforced-Concrete Structures

  1. Charles K. Erdey Formerly Adjunct Professor

Published Online: 16 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470168042.ch3

Earthquake Engineering: Application to Design

Earthquake Engineering: Application to Design

How to Cite

Erdey, C. K. (2006) Reinforced-Concrete Structures, in Earthquake Engineering: Application to Design, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470168042.ch3

Author Information

  1. Northern Arizona University, California State University Long Beach, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470048436

Online ISBN: 9780470168042



  • reinforced-concrete moment resisting frames;
  • working stress design (WSD);
  • RC beam shearing resistance;
  • reinforced-concrete parking garage;
  • reinforced-concrete retaining wall system


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Shearing Resistance of RC Beams

  • Development Length

  • Northridge Experience

  • Case 1: Reinforced-Concrete Parking Garage

  • Case 2: Reinforced-Concrete Retaining Wall System

  • References