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Discussion Forum : RCC Structures Design - Section 3 (Q.No. 3)
Though the effective depth of a T-beam is the distance between the top compression edge to the centre of the tensile reinforcement, for heavy loads, it is taken as
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Krish Pandit said:   4 years ago
For Continuous beam, effective depth or overall depth =1/15 to 1/20 of span for light loads.

1/12 to 1/15 of span for medium loads.

1/10 to 1/12 of span for heavy loads.

Jibin said:   4 years ago
For heavy loads its 1/10 to 1/12.

Jyoti said:   5 years ago
Yes, 1/12 is correct.

Akshay said:   6 years ago
The given answer is correct. The Overall depth or effective depth is taken 1/12 to 1/15.

Pavan said:   6 years ago
What should be the correct answer? Please explain it.

Avinash said:   7 years ago
Lo/6 is used for T beam & Lo/12 used for L beam.

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