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ELEMENT DESIGN to BS 8110:1997
RECTANGULAR BEAMS
Originated from RCC11.xls v2.1 © 2001-2003 BCA for RCC

INPUT Location
Design moment, M 527.0 kNm fcu 40 N/mm² γc = 1.50
ßb 1.00 fy 460 N/mm² γs = 1.05
Span 6600 mm Comp cover 75 mm to main reinforcement
Height, h 1000 mm Tens cover 75 mm to main reinforcement
Breadth, b 300 mm Side cover 50 mm to main reinforcement
Tens Ø 20 mm
Comp Ø 20 mm Section location SIMPLY SUPPORTED S

OUTPUT 0.00 .
d = 1000 - 75 - 20/2 = 915.0 mm
(3.4.4.4) K' = 0.156 > K = 0.052 ok .
(3.4.4.4) z = 915.0(0.5 + (0.25 - 0.052/0.893)^½ ) = 858.1 < 869.3 mm
(Fig 3.3) fst = 438.1 N/mm²
As = 1E6 x 527 /857.7 /438.1 = 1,403 mm² .
PROVIDE 5 T20 tension steel = 1571 mm² .
(Equn 8) fs = 2/3 x 460 x 1,403 /1,571 = 273.8 N/mm²
(Table 3.11) Comp mod factor = 1 + 0.229 /(3 + 0.229) = 1.071 < 1.5
(Table 3.10) Tens mod factor = 0.55 + (477 - 273.8) /120 /(0.9 + 2.098) = 1.115 < 2
(3.4.6.3) Permissible L/d = 20.0 x 1.071 x 1.115 = 23.875 .
(3.4.6.1) Actual L/d = 6600 /915.0 = 7.213 ok .
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