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Georgi,

Stressed bar to overcome the tension.

At 01:59 PM 30/01/2003 +0200, you wrote:
Does anyone can suggest a procedure to be used for design of corbels subject to substantial tension force Nuc (Nuc>Vu) ?
ACI 318 says that their procedure has been verified only for axial forces not exceeding shear ones. I think that the conservative approach is not to use shear-friction design but pure shear of rebars for design for Av or reduce coefficient of friction in an appropriate way.

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