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Re: Torsion in Concrete Beam

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The typical stirrup configuration doesn't provide adequate torsional resistance?  Interesting.

On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 11:47 AM, Jeremy White <admin(--nospam--at)structuralae.com> wrote:
Is it common to have to add torsional reinforcing to an interior (not spandrel) concrete beam?

I have an interior beam/girder with one adjacent span almost 2 times the other adjacent span which is apparently introducing torsion into the beam.  The torsion is high enough that according to ACI I will need to provide torsional reinforcing.  I didn't think torsional reinforcing on an interior beam was common.

- Jeremy

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