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RE: temp steel

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Sorry, I should've added that the #5 @ 12" for temp. in my previous
email assumes 9 m max. intervals for contraction joints and 27 m max.
interval between expansion joints.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Horning, Dick/CVO [SMTP:dhorning(--nospam--at)]
> Sent:	Wednesday, June 17, 1998 5:01 PM
> To:	'seaoc(--nospam--at)'
> Subject:	RE: temp steel
> If wall is not tied at top to anything that would restrain shrinkage,
> you could get by with just flexural reinforcing that direction, *but*
> 100' horizontal will cause humongous shrinkage stresses unless
> relieved
> by contraction or expansion joints.  Even your #4@9" is *barely* over
> the ACI Code minimum for Grade 60 reinforcing.