Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

College of Engineering

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Recent and Past Projects
NSEL Reports Series

Shear Friction Test for Concrete


Principal Investigator: Prof. Daniel Kuchma

Research Assistants: Thomas Nagle and Merhawie Woldezion

This investigation focused on determining the contribution of aggregate interlock to shear resistance in concrete. Eighteen specimens were cast in conjunction with the large girder testing program sponsored by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP).

If you are interested in this project or ifyou have any questions, please contact Prof. D. Kuchma at
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