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Re: Spacing Limits for shear reinforcement.

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Note that d/2 is the maximum spacing requirement for shear stirrups,
your stirrup spacing based on actual shear requirement may be closer
than d/2 close to supports.

Tom Chiu, SE
Thomas Engineering



Jack J. Ajrab wrote:
> 
> I would appreciate your comment on ACI Code 318R-95 Sec11.5.4 - regarding
> "Spacing of shear reinforcement" which states :
> " Spacing of shear reinforcement placed perpendicular to axis of member
> shall not exceed d/2 in nonprestressed members and (3/4)h in prestressed
> members, nor 24in. "
> 
> As I am designing one way ribbed slabs with h=26cm( 10" ) and according to
> the above section I have to place stirrups at d/2 =11cm.....
> Thanks for your comments.
>