What is concrete grade beam? Grade beams are commonly concrete beams which are designed to act as horizontal ties between footings or pile caps. They should be reinforced with continuous reinforcement that is developed within or beyond the supported ...
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Clearly, the detailing of the reinforced concrete members is the key to good design and execution of work at the site.That is why poor detailing of reinforcement makes the structure undergo cracking, excessive deflection, or even collapse. Reinforcements resist ...
There are several checks such as condition of reinforcement and formworks, accuracy in steel bar bending, joints and dowel bars, etc. need to be carried out prior to the embedment of reinforcements into the formwork. Checks for Fixing Reinforcements ...
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.
In design of reinforced concrete structures, areas of reinforcements for different diameters and numbers of rebars are required for specifying rebar details.
Different types of rebaring equipment are used for cutting, bending and tying of reinforcement in reinforced concrete construction. These types of rebaring equipments are discussed in this article.
Rebaring technique in reinforced concrete construction is a method for proper fabrication and placement of reinforcement bars as per the design and drawings for RCC works.
Corrosion control of steel reinforcement is necessary to prevent damage and failure of concrete structures. Methods of rebar corrosion control is discussed.