Civil Engineering - RCC Structures Design - Discussion


If q is the punching shear resistance per unit area a, is the side of a square footing for a column of side b, carrying a weight W including the weight of the footing, the depth (D) of the footing from punching shear consideration, is


Answer: Option B


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Snehal Wankhede said: (Sep 11, 2016)  
Option B.

As you can see the formula is direct, the punching shear is taken at the face of column [not at d distance from face].

q (τv) = net force(W/a^2) * remaining area out of punching (a2 - b2)/ perimeter (4b) * depth (D).

Ali said: (Jun 30, 2020)  
Punching shear may occur in?

Please, anyone, tell me.

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