Civil Engineering - Structural Design Specifications - Discussion


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

[A]. 40 mm
[B]. 50 mm
[C]. 60 mm
[D]. 70 mm
[E]. 75 mm

Answer: Option E


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Basava said: (Jun 24, 2017)  
It should be 50 for very severe.

Dhiraj said: (Feb 18, 2018)  
It should be 70-75 mm.

Sachin said: (Mar 10, 2018)  
E is the correct answer.

Zafar said: (Jul 9, 2019)  
As per table 16, & NOTE 2 of IS 456 it should be 60mm.

Dhamotharan said: (Dec 21, 2019)  
As per 456:2000, clearly said sea spray is coming under a Very severe condition so 50mm correct answer.

Zara said: (Feb 18, 2020)  
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.

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