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Typical Detailing of Reinforcements in Beams and Slabs

Detailing of reinforcements in beams and slabs plays an important role in providing strength, durability and cost optimization. Reinforcement details of concrete beams and slabs should specify clearly about cover to reinforcement, length of reinforcement, curtailment of reinforcement, number and ...

Size and Quantity of Reinforcement for Building Works

Different size and quantity of reinforcement is required for different concrete members in buildings. Quantity of reinforcement per cubic meter and its suitable sizes for different reinforced concrete construction is discussed. Reinforcement is required for reinforced concrete members such as footings, ...

List of Indian Standard Codes on Reinforcement

Indian Standard Codes on Reinforcement Details Below enlisted are the IS codes that is recommended for reinforcement detailing and guidance. IS:432- 1982: Mild steel & medium tensile steel bars and hard drawn steel wires for concrete reinforcement : Part-II -Hard drawn steel ...

WELDING OF REINFORCEMENT

Welding of reinforcement bars is a practical means of developing the force transfer required in many connection. The following recommendations should be followed when welding reinforcement to avoid damage to the bars and to provide the required force transfer: Carbon content ...

Minimum Concrete Cover for Reinforcement

Concrete cover for reinforcement is required to protect the rebar against corrosion and to provide resistance against fire. The thickness of cover depends on environmental conditions and type of structural member. The minimum thickness of reinforcement cover is indicated in the ...

EPOXY COATING OF STEEL REINFORCEMENT

Epoxy Coating of Steel Reinforcement It is important to use epoxy coated rebar to protect steel from corrosion. Using certain types of epoxies yielded positive results, especially in steel exposed to seawater while evaluating the use of epoxy to coat steel ...