Civil Engineering - Structural Design Specifications - Discussion


Pick up the correct statement regarding columns.

[A]. The cross sectional area of longitudinal reinforcement, should not be less than 0.8% nor more than 4% of its gross sectional area
[B]. The minimum of longitudinal bars provided in rectangular and circular columns are 4 and 6 respectively
[C]. In helically reinforced column, the minimum number of longitudinal reinforcement should be six
[D]. If the effective length of a column is less than three times its lateral dimension, it is generally called a pedestal
[E]. All the above.

Answer: Option E


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Protap Swarnakar said: (Dec 22, 2015)  
The cross sectional area of longitudinal reinforcement between 0.08% to 6%.

Chhaya said: (Oct 4, 2017)  
Yes, You are right @Protap.

Chhaya said: (Oct 4, 2017)  
It is 0.8 to 6%.

Jay said: (Jan 4, 2018)  
Longitudinal reinforcement shall not be less than 0.8% and shall not be more than 6% but generally in practice its limit to 4%.

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