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What are the Types of Mechanical Splices for Rebars?

Mechanical rebar splices for rebars in concrete construction is an effective method of joining reinforcing bars. These are designed based on codes of standard practice. Mechanical splices in reinforced concrete construction should meet the building code requirements for developing tension and ...

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How to Control Corrosion of Steel Reinforcement in Concrete?

Why Corrosion Control of Reinforcement bars (Rebars) is necessary? Corrosion control of steel reinforcement is necessary to prevent damage and failure of concrete structures. Nearly 40% of failure of concrete structures is due to corrosion of embedded steel reinforcement. There ...

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Preparation of Bar Bending Schedule and Its Advantages

Preparation of Bar Bending Schedule Bar bending schedule (or schedule of bars) is a list of reinforcement bars for a given reinforced concrete work item, and is presented in a tabular form for easy visual reference. Table of bar bending schedule ...

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REPAIR OF REINFORCEMENT IN CONCRETE

Repair of Reinforcement in Concrete The reinforcement repair techniques are different for mild steel and prestressing steel. 1. Mild reinforcing steel The damaged bars may either be replaced or supplemented by additional reinforcement based on engineering judgment, the purpose of the reinforcement and ...

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SPACING OF REINFORCEMENT IN RCC MEMBERS

Spacing of Reinforcement in reinforced concrete members: Minimum Spacing between Bars in Tension The minimum horizontal spacing between two parallel main bars shall be diameter of larger bar or maximum size of coarse aggregate plus 5 mm. However, where compaction is ...

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METHODS OF REINFORCEMENT QUANTITY ESTIMATION IN RCC STRUCTURE

Estimation of Reinforcement Quantity in RCC Structure Estimation of steel reinforcement quantity is required for calculating cost of RCC structure along with other building materials as per construction drawing. Accurate quantities of the concrete and brickwork can be calculated from the ...

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