Civil Engineering - Structural Design Specifications - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Structural Design Specifications - Section 1 (Q.No. 11)
The maximum area of compression reinforcement in a beam of cross section B x D is limited to
0.02 BD
0.03 BD
0.04 BD
0.05 BD
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Momo said:   9 years ago
As given the compression member that means column & according to IS 456 limiting % of steel is 0.04bD.

Lakshmi said:   9 years ago
As per IS:456-2000, it is 4% of the gross area, it means overall depth of beam*width of the beam.

Kanchan said:   10 years ago
0.04bD, WHERE b is effective width of beam.

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