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Yes Alex, you are very right.As for minimum steel, temperature
steel requirement if gives more steel than calculated flexural steel
it is to be provided and not the calculated flexural
reinforcement. Aamir Mahmood Pakistan 
 Dear Mark,
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>   The requirement for temperature steel governs
>so. I would use #4 at 9" each way.
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>   My 2 cents worth.
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>   ALEX C. NACIONALES, C.E.
>   Iloilo City, Philippines
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>Mark D. Baker wrote:
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>> I've been lurking for a while but now have a
>> head scratcher to post.
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>> Consider the following scenario:
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>> Flexural steel requirement for a shotcrete
>> wall yields #4 @ 18" o.c.
>> Temp. steel req. yields #4 @ 9" o.c.
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>> Would you install #4 @ 18" flexural & #4 @ 9
>> temp. or...
>> install #4 @ 9" each way.
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>> Maybe I should detail #4 @ 18 flexural and #4
>> @ 9 temp.  just to see if
>> the contractor calls to ask if the orientation
>> is shown properly on the
>> drawings :)
>>
>> Mark
>>
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