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American Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture. 2013, 1(4), 75-81
DOI: 10.12691/ajcea-1-4-2
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Prediction of Ultimate Shear Capacity of Reinforced Normal and High Strength Concrete Beams Without Stirrups Using Fuzzy Logic

Abdulkhaliq Abdulyimah Jaafer1,

1Civil Engineering Department, College of Engineering, Misan University, Misan, Iraq

Pub. Date: May 26, 2013

Cite this paper:
Abdulkhaliq Abdulyimah Jaafer. Prediction of Ultimate Shear Capacity of Reinforced Normal and High Strength Concrete Beams Without Stirrups Using Fuzzy Logic. American Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture. 2013; 1(4):75-81. doi: 10.12691/ajcea-1-4-2

Abstract

The main objective of the present study is to predict the ultimate shear capacity of reinforced concrete beams no contains web reinforcement. Fuzzy inference system (FIS) was developed to predict the shear strength of these beams using Mamadani method. Fuzzy inference system (FIS) model has been proved to be very effective in predicting the ultimate shear strength of concrete beams without stirrups. The regression analysis between the output of the FIS model and the corresponding target, R2 = 0.9969 and 0.9509 for training and testing data, respectively. Based on FIS results, a parametric analysis was carried out to study the influence of each parameter affecting the shear strength of beams without stirrups and these results are compared with the provisions of ACI-code.

Keywords:
high strength concrete fuzzy inference system shear strength

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