Last edited 21 Jan 2021

Reinforcement detailing

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[edit] Introduction

Reinforcement detailing plays an important role in construction to resist the collapse of buildings from defective connection or detailing.

Detailing can be done for the following Reinforced Cement Concrete (RCC) members:

[edit] Do's for detailing

[edit] Do's for beam and slab reinforcement detailing

[edit] Do's for column reinforcement detailing

[edit] Do not's general

  • Reinforcement should not extend over an expansion joint and the break among the sections should be finished.
  • Flexural reinforcement should not preferably be discontinued in a tension zone.
  • Bars greater than 36 mm dia should not be bundled.
  • Lap splices should not be utilised for bars greater than 36 mm dia. except where welded.
  • When dowels are used, their diameter should not go beyond the diameter of the column bars in excess of 3 mm.
  • When bent up bars are used, their participation towards shear resistance should not surpass 50% of the total shear to be countered. Single bent up bars alias cranked should not be used in earthquake resistance structures.

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