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Table 3.9.1 TOTAL AREAS FOR VARIOUS NUMBERS OF REINFORCING BARS NOMINAL BAR DUMETER wero ee swe__(in.)_b/®) “12 5s 6 #3075 0.97 O11 O92 093 048 055 0.65 O77 088 099 110 #4 0500 0.688 0.20 040 0.60 080 1.00 190 140 160 180 200 #5 «0685 -«« LOK 0.31 OG2 0.93 1 155 185 217 248 279 3.10 #5 0.750 ««1.502 044 088 192 L7G 2% 364 308 352 3.96 440 #7 087 2.044 0.60 190 1.80 240 3.00 3.60 420 480 540 6.00 #8 100 = 2.670 0.79 158 237 B16 3905 474 553 692 711 7.90 #9 1198 3.400 1.00 2.00 3.00 400 5.00 6.00 700 8.00 ‘9.00 10.00 #101370 4.503.197 254 381 50S 605 762 8.89 10.16 1143 12.70 #L LAO 5313 158 312 468 6.2 7.80 9.96 10.92 1245 1404 15.60 wie 6037.85 2.95 4.50 6.75 0.00 11.95 13.50 15.75 18.00 90.25 99.50 #18" 2.957 13.60 _ 4.00 8.00 12.00 16.00 20.00 94.00 28.00 38.00 36.00 _40.00 "#14 and #15 bare are used primarily as column reinforcement and are rarely used in beams. Table 3.9.2 MINIMUM BEAM WIDTH (INCHES) ACCORDING TO THE ACI CODE* ‘ADD FOR sme EACH aa NUMBER OF BARS IN SINGLE LAYER OF REINFORCEMENT. a BARS 4 5 6 a 8 ev 98 US 26 143 158 1.50 #5 age ee 1S SOE 167, 162) 46 5 123° 140 158 17575: a i) ar ae 8 1137” 133° 153° «173-193 2.00 #9 wW2 143 166 188 211 2.36 #10 my a AL 13.8 166 194 922 95.02.88 #4 167 191 5598S 8.AO #18 pUOLG eee AN 8. O01 o7.6 tet ee} ‘Table shows minimum beam widths when #9 stirrups are used. For additional bars, add dimension in lst column for each added bar, For bas of diferent size, determine from table the beam width for smaller size bars and then add lst column figure for ezch larger bar used. “Assumes maximum aggregate size does not exceed three-fourths of the clear space between bars (ACI-5.5.3). Table computation procedure is in agreement with the ACI Code interpre- {ation of ACI Comittee 340, as used in the Strength Design Handbook [Ref. 12, Chap. 2} A= Ibin. clear cover to stisrup 8 B= Lin. stirrup bar diameter Alc 2 C= For #11 and smaller bars, use twice the diameter of #3 stirups (Le., © = 0.75 in) For #14 and #18 bars, use C = O.5dy 1D clear distance between bars = d, of 1 in., whichever Is greater (where dy is the diameter ofthe larger adjacent longitudinal bar) Diameter of corner bat is ‘assumed to be located to intersect the horizontal ‘tangent to stirrup bend