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#1 Re: CMU rebar splice

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On 10/30/14, 9:29 AM, "Steve Gordin" <sgordin(--nospam--at)> wrote:

> Good morning,
> Have you noticed that the CMU rebar splicing per ACI 530-13 was
> drastically
> reduced?  For 8" CMU, the centered #5 rebars with 3" cover appear to
> require
> only about 26" of overlap - while traditionally it was 45" for stress
>> =80%FsŠ
> Am I reading it correctly? Is everybody comfortable with this?
> Thanks,
> ______________________________
> V. Steve Gordin
> Licensed Structural Engineer
> SGE Consulting Structural Engineers
> 2081 Business Center Drive #105
> Irvine CA 92612
> 949-552-5244

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