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Re: ACI 318 - Section 3.5.3.2 - Steel Reinforcement

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This is ascertained  by the manufacturer of steel in their laboratory.

Syed A. Basith, P.Eng.

>From: "frp2000"
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>To:
>Subject: ACI 318 - Section 3.5.3.2 - Steel Reinforcement
>Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 20:17:54 -0700
>
>ACI 318 Section 3.5.3.2 requires that specified yield strengths for steel
>reinforcement exceeding 60 ksi shall be the stress corresponding to a strain
>of 0.35 percent.
>
>Can someone give me references or a summary on how and why this limit of
>0.35% strain was established?
>
>What is the underlying justification for 0.35% ??
>
>Thanks in advance
>
>Jim Korff, PE
>SCI
>
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