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There has been a tremendous growth in the construction of important structures using the implementation of skew slabs in the last few decades. Especially in urbanized and developed areas where availability of space is a larger constraint and in grade separators or interchanges skew slab bridges are preferred over conventional rectangular slab bridges. The load distribution in skew slabs is entirely different and more complex compared to that in conventional rectangular slabs. The present investigation focuses on studying various effects of static and blast loads on reinforced concrete skew slab considering the load distribution and the influence of skew angle. The behavior of conventional slab against these loads are considered and taken as the reference. The extent of variation from the behaviour of conventional slabs is explained and the influence of skew angle is discussed. The displacement and stress parameters are analyzed under these loading conditions, along the length of the specimens and with respect to time to identify the static and dynamic behavior of conventional and skew slabs. The effect of skew angle is also studied by analyzing slab models with varying skew angle.

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Shias Sakeer Hussain, & S. Hariharan. (2021). The behaviour of reinforced concrete skew slab under static and blast loads an analytical study. International Journal of Intellectual Advancements and Research in Engineering Computations, 8(3), 631–635. Retrieved from