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TableĀ 2 Experimental results.

From: Simplified Design Procedure for Reinforced Concrete Columns Based on Equivalent Column Concept

Group no. Column Cracking load, kN Failure load, kN Maximum measured steel strain at mid-height, micro-strain Maximum lateral deflection, mm Dominant mode of failure
Compressive Tensile
Control C-0-0 NA 675 2247 NA 3.06 Sudden compressive
1 S-1-1 NA 450 2326 NA 7.72 Compression failure
S-3-3 270 300 2063 3453 8.91 Tension failure
S-5-5 105 170 980 2362 14.77 Tension failure
2 S-0-1 NA 530 1982 NA 2.72 Compression failure
S-1-3 NA 395 1809 NA 8.47 Compression failure
S-1-5 210 245 1103 474 7.60 Tension failure
S-0-3 NA 410 1612 NA 4.04 Compression failure
S-3-5 180 220 1157 958 11.37 Tension failure
S-5-0 220 265 856 446 5.65 Tension failure
3 D-1-1 NA 580 1460 NA 2.82 Compression failure
D-3-3 300 473 1004 NA 5.40 Tension failure
D-5-5 250 416 528 NA 4.90 Tension failure
4 D-1-3 NA 480 1321 NA 2.56 Compression failure
D-1-5 180 300 905 NA 5.77 Tension failure
D-3-5 240 379 569 NA 4.57 Tension failure
  1. NA not applicable.