Civil Engineering - Structural Design Specifications - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Structural Design Specifications - Section 1 (Q.No. 43)
In adverse circumtances, the reinforced concrete member immersed in sea water or subjected to sea spray, the maximum permissible cover for the reinforcing bars, should not exceed
40 mm
50 mm
60 mm
70 mm
75 mm
Answer: Option
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Zara said:   3 years ago
Please note that you all are talking about the minimum cover. In question, it is asked about the maximum. So E might be the right answer.

If it was asked a minimum then 50mm for very severe is the right answer.

DHAMOTHARAN said:   3 years ago
As per 456:2000, clearly said sea spray is coming under a Very severe condition so 50mm correct answer.

Zafar said:   4 years ago
As per table 16, & NOTE 2 of IS 456 it should be 60mm.

Sachin said:   5 years ago
E is the correct answer.

Dhiraj said:   5 years ago
It should be 70-75 mm.

Basava said:   6 years ago
It should be 50 for very severe.

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