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Re: Reinf. for excess conc. col size

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Joe,

You don't have to do anything special. Arrange the
bars as you would in a normal column. In other words,
you don't have to have any special detailing
arrangement to configure the 1/2% vertical reinforcing
steel.

HTH,

Cliff Schwinger


--- Joe Grill <jgrill(--nospam--at)swiaz.com> wrote:

> Sorry, for this question, as I remember someone
> asking this or something
> very similar in the recent past.  I tried to search
> the archives but for
> some reason I could not gain access.  If you have a
> concrete column or in
> some cases a pedestal where the concrete area is
> much larger than is
> required for strength, then the minimum required
> reinforcing can be reduced
> per ACI 318 to what is required for a reduced
> section but not less than 50
> percent.  My question is does the reduced amount of
> reinforcing then need to
> be arranged in a pattern for the smaller required
> section or can it be
> spaced around the larger section.  For example if a
> column is 24" square, 1%
> steel would require 19, or let's say 20-#5 bars. 
> But if a 12" square column
> would have worked then 10 #5 bars could be used per
> ACI.  Should the #5 bars
> be arranged in the 24" column as if it were in a 12"
> column?  Wow, I'm
> having a hard time explaining this, but I'm sure you
> all understand.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Joe grill
> 
>  
> 
> Joseph R. Grill, PE (Structural)
> 
>  
> 
> jgrill(--nospam--at)swiaz.com
> 
>  
> 
> 



		
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