Effect of Strain Penetration on RC Beam–Column Joints Subjected to Seismic Loading

  • Jung-Yoon LeeEmail author
  • Jongwook Park
Conference paper


Beam–column joints in reinforced concrete structures under seismic loading are crucial elements and should be designed to avoid a brittle failure such as shear failure or bond failure in the joints. Although beam–column joints are designed to exhibit elastic behavior in most design codes, they may show inelastic behavior due to the strain penetration in the plastic hinge region of the beam adjacent to the joint.



This research was supported by Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Education(2018R1A2B3001656).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Civil, Architectural Engineering and Landscape ArchitectureSungkyunkwan UniversitySeoulRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.Lotte Engineering and Construction LncSeoulRepublic of Korea

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