Civil Engineering - Structural Design Specifications

Exercise :: Structural Design Specifications - Section 3

31. 

The ratio of the lacing bars for compression members shall not exceed

A. 80
B. 120
C. 145
D. 200

Answer: Option C

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32. 

Four reinforcing bars of 30 mm diameter each, are bundled in contact. The lower two bars extend up to end supports. The distance between the points of termination of the upper bars, is kept

A. zero
B. 1.2 m
C. 0.9 m
D. 0.75 m

Answer: Option B

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33. 

If b is the width of a beam, x is the spacing of the stirrup and fc is the characteristic strength of stirrups, the minimum cross sectional area of stirrup legs, should be equal or greater than

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option C

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34. 

The maximum spacing of shear reinforcement should not exceed 0.75 d subject to a minimum of

A. 300 mm
B. 350 mm
C. 400 mm
D. 450 mm
E. 500 mm

Answer: Option D

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35. 

The development length of each bar of three bars bundled together is increased by

A. 10%
B. 20%
C. 33%
D. 50%

Answer: Option C

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