Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion


Where should splices in the columns be provided ?

[A]. At the floor levels
[B]. At the mid height of columns
[C]. At the beam-column joints
[D]. At one-fourth height of columns

Answer: Option D


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Sadashiva said: (Aug 26, 2018)  
Option (D) is correct Splices should be provided 30 cm or 15 cm above the floor line. At this height, it is convenient for the workman to add the next section of the storey above. Theoretically, the splice plate should be located at the point of contra flexure of the column.

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