Design procedure of singly RCC section as per IS 456: 2000 ?

Before moving into the design procedure of a R.C.C beams you should be aware about the different types of beams available. There are basically seven types of beam depending upon the support and geometry of the beam section, they are: Simply supported beam Fixed beam Overhanging beam Double over hanging beam Continuous beams Cantilever beams …

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Design steps for a doubly reinforced beam section

To start the design of doubly reinforced beam with you should have an idea about doubly reinforced section. As the name implies doubly reinforced beams means we are providing the reinforcement in both the zones. In the case of a beam the zone is basically compression and tension zone. Check this post to know more …

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Cracks in beams | Flexure crack and Shear crack

In any structural system crack arises because of stress in the structural system. Failure of a reinforced concrete beam in flexural shear will not result in a sudden failure. But yes gradually it will decrease the flexural strength and result in failure of structure. In reinforced concrete beams, cracks occurs because of flexural and shear …

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When do we need doubly reinforced beams ?

As the name implies doubly reinforced beams means we are providing the reinforcement in both the zones. In the case of a beam the zone is basically compression and tension zone. At the analysis stage if the value of moment of resistance is less than the required bending moment and also if there is a …

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Why do we provide transverse reinforcement in beams?

Transverse reinforcement in beams is provided mainly to resist the shear forces or forces which act in a direction perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of reinforced concrete beams. We follow IS – 456:2000 design procedure to calculate the reinforcement required for resisting shear force. Most commonly use stirrups as transverse reinforcement. As you all know …

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Minimum and Maximum reinforcement in beams?

As we have already discussed in the previous port reinforced concrete beam is a composite section made of concrete and reinforcement. In this post you will get the answer of why we should account for minimum and maximum reinforcement. Concrete is good in compression and is bad in tension. So it is very much required …

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What is the fundamental assumption of flexural theory ?

In the process of analysis and design of a R.C.C sections, there are some few assumption which we use to make the process simple. Some basic assumptions are : Plane sections before bending remain plane even after bending. The tensile strength of concrete is neglected. The stress strain curve for concrete and steel both are …

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What is modular ratio and how it is used in RCC beam design ?

Let us start with the basic definition of modular ratio. It is the ratio of elasticity modulus of two different materials. For example let the value of elasticity modulus of two different material is E1 and E2. Then the value of modular ratio “m” is : $$m = \frac{E1}{E2}$$ In the case of reinforced concrete …

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What is a floor slab and why detailing is required for a slab?

Yes floor slab, we normally don’t give so much attention to design a floor slab. Floor slab is also called as base slab. But in some cases the floor slab can be more complex, where the ground water level is higher and thus water proofing is required and also in cases where the strength of …

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