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American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2018, 6(2), 66-74
DOI: 10.12691/ajme-6-2-5
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Optimization by RSM of Reinforced Concrete Beam Process Parameters

Elhadj Raouache1, , Logzit Nacer1, Zied Driss2 and Fares Khalfallah3

1Department of Civil Engineering, University B.B.A, Algeria

2Laboratory of Electromechanical Systems (LASEM), National School of Engineers of Sfax (ENIS), University of Sfax (US), B.P. 1173, Road Soukra km 3.5, 3038, Sfax, Tunisia

3Department of Physical Engineering, University of M’sila, Algeria

Pub. Date: July 20, 2018

Cite this paper:
Elhadj Raouache, Logzit Nacer, Zied Driss and Fares Khalfallah. Optimization by RSM of Reinforced Concrete Beam Process Parameters. American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2018; 6(2):66-74. doi: 10.12691/ajme-6-2-5

Abstract

Reinforced concrete beams must have an adequate safety margin against bending and shear forces. Therefore, it will perform effectively during its service life. The aim of this work is to optimize the parameters of strength reinforced concrete beam, such as strength concrete, of stirrup spacing, and stirrup inclined presenting the techniques of characterization. An optimization of the reinforced concrete beam parameters was developed using the Response Surface Methodology (RSM). A flexural test was performed on reinforced concrete beam, and an empirical relationship was developed and used to predict the optimized strength reinforced concrete beam parameters.

Keywords:
reinforced concrete beam stirrups spacing shear flexural response surface methodology (RSM) mechanical properties

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