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The terms in the equations cited are defined at the beginning of Section

	-----Original Message-----
	From:	Sandra Estrella [SMTP:sestrella(--nospam--at)]
	Sent:	Thursday, October 08, 1998 2:15 AM
	To:	seaint(--nospam--at)
	Subject:	transverse reinforcement  for piles

	I have designed  a pile and grade beam foundation for a residence in
	Palo Alto. My Nonprestressed concrete pile has ties spacing is at 16
	o.c. but the plan checker came back with a comment that the ties
	be design to be spaced according to UBC section 1921.4.4.1. Has
	used this section to design the spacing of the transverse
	If so, can anyone be kind enough to walk me through the formula:

	Sec. 1921.4.4.1 Transverse Reinforcement

	 2. The total cross-section area of rectangular hoop reinforcement
	shall  not be less that the given by formulas (21-3) and

	Thank you for any respond.

	The novice
	F. Duarte