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# IS 3370 (Part II) 1984

Determine the suitable dimension of the cantilever retaining wall
which is required to support the bank of earth 4m height above. G.L. on
the toe side of the wall considered the back fill surface to the inclined at
an angle of 15
o
Assume good soil for foundation at a depth of 1.25m
below G.L SBC – 160 KN/m
2
. Further assume the back fill to comprise of
granular soil with unit wt 16KN/m
3
and an ansle of shearing resistance of
30
o
. Assume co-efficient of friction b/w. soil and concrete is 0.5. Pa is the
active earth pressure exerted by the retain earth on the wall.
Solution : (both wan & the earth move in the same direction)
 = 30
o
, SBC = 160 KN/m
2
,
 = 16 KN/m
3
, μ= 0.5
Rankine’s min depth of foundation,
dmin =
2
sin 1
sin 1 SBC

,
`

.
|
φ +
φ −
γ
=
2
o
o
30 sin 1
30 sin 1
16
160

,
`

.
|
+

= 1.11m 1.25m
Thickness of base slab h/12
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=
12
25 . 5
= 0.4375
Assume the top tk of stem as 150mm thickness of stem tappers from
450mm from bottom & 150mm to top.
L
min
=
R
1
h
3
Ca
α

,
`

.
|

Co-efficient of active earth pressure
C
a
=
θ
]
]
]
]

φ − θ + θ
φ − θ − θ
Cos
Cos Cos Cos
Cos Cos Cos
2 2
2 2
=
1
o 2 o 2 o
o 2 o 2 o
Cos
30 Cos 15 Cos 15 Cos
30 Cos 15 Cos 15 Cos
]
]
]
]

− +
− −
= Ca = 0.373
Cp =
o
o
30 sin 1
30 sin 1
sin 1
sin 1

+
·
φ −
φ +
= 3
Assuming surcharge height of 0.4m at the end of heel slab.
h′
= 5.25 + 0.4
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h′
= 5.65 m
Assuming the trapezoidal below the base slab.
α
R
= 0.67
Lmin =
Lmin = 2.97 m
Provide base slab width of 3m
Width of heel slab is X
min
= L
min
x α
R
= 3 x 0.67 = 2m
The preliminary proportion is shown in fissure
For the assumed proportions the retaining wall is check for stability
against overturning and sliding
Force
ID
Force (KN) Distance from
heel (m)
Moment
KNm
W1 ½ x 1.85 x 0.5 x 16 = 7.44 1/3 x 1.85 =
0.616
4.583
W2 1.85x 5 x 25 – 0.45 x 16 =
142.08
½ (1.85) =
0.925
131.424
W3 0.15 x 4.8 x 25 = 18 1.85 + 0.15/2 =
1.925
34.65
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W4 ½ x (0.450 – 0.15) x 4.8 x
(25 – 16) = 6.48
1.85 – 1/3
(0.30) = 1.75
11.34
Pa sin 98.65 sin 15
o
= 25.53
Pa = Ca γ e x 4/2
= 0.373 x 16 x
2
2
75 . 5

,
`

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|
Pa = 98.65KN
The resultant of the vertical of lies at a distance of Xw from the h
end
X
4
=
W
MW
=
28 . 283
62 . 232
= 0.99m
Check for over turning moment
FoSo = > 1.4
For retaining wall with sloping back fi
Mo = Pa cos θ x h
1
/3 = 98.65 Cos 15
o
x 5.75 / 5
Mo = 182.63 KNm
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M
r
= W (L. x W) + Pa Sin θ (L)
= 233.28 (3 – 0.99) + 98.65 sin 15
o
= 545.5
Foso =
63 . 182
5 . 545 x 9 . 0
=2.68 > 1.4
Check for sliding
Fos sliding =
θ Cos Pa
F 9 . 0
F = μR = 0.5 x 232.28
= 116.64 KN
Fos sliding =
o
15 Cos Pa
64 . 116 x 9 . 0
= 1.10 < 1.4
Hence the section is not safe is sliding
The shear key is required to resist sliding
Assume shear key of size 300 x 300mm at a distance of 1.3m from the
too as shown in figure.
Figue***
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Tan 30
o
=
3 . 1
x
x = 0.75m
h1 = 1.25 - 0.3 + 0.8 = 1.25m
h2 = 1.25 + 0.75 = 2m
Ppe = Cp pe
( )
2
1
2
2
h h −
= 3 x
2
) ) 25 . 1 ( ) 2 (( 16
2 2

Pps = 58.5KN
Fos s =
o
ps
15 cos 65 . 98
P F 9 . 0 +
=
o
15 cos 65 . 98
5 . 58 ) 64 . 116 ( F 9 . 0 +
= 1.71 > 1.4
Hence the section is safe against sliding.
Soil pressure from the supporting soil on base slab :
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The distribution of soil pressure from the base is trapezoida in
nature. Maximum pressure at one end is
q
max
=
L
R

,
`

.
|
+
L
e 6
1
and min-pressure is
q
min
=

,
`

.
|

L
e 6
1
L
R
(where qmax is direct stress + Bending stress
qmin is direct stress – bending stress)
here the eccentricity ‘e’ is given by
e = L
R
– L/2
where L
R
= The distance of R from the heel slab
L
R
= (M
o
+ Mw) /R
=
38 . 233
) 62 . 232 63 . 182 ( +
LR = 1.78m
E = 1.78 – (3/2) = 0.28m
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q
max
=

,
`

.
|
+
3
) 28 . 0 ( 6
1
3
28 . 233
= 121.30KN/m
2
α SBC
qmin =

,
`

.
|

3
) 28 . 0 ( 6
1
3
28 . 233
34.21 > 0 KN/m
2
Hence pressure is within the limits.
Figure***
Design of Toe slab :
Fig***
The toe slab is design for a UD of 92.36
The Toe slab is design as cantilever
Assume the clear cover as 75mm for base slab and bar dia of 16mm
Eff. Depth, d = D – clear cover - φ /2
= 450 – 75 – 16/2
d = 367mm
The max. B.M at the rear face of the stem is
M = 92.36 x 1 x ½ + (½ x 1 x 28.96)
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M = 55.82 KNm
The ma. Shear force occurs at the distance of ‘d’ from the face of the
stear.
V = ½ x 1 (92.36 + 121.3) x (1-0.367)
V = 67.62 KN
Factored B.M = 1.5 x 55.82
Mu = 83.73 KNm
Factored shear force, Vu = 1.5 x 67.62
Vu = 101.43 KN
Mu = 0.87fy Ast (d – 0.47
fck 36 . 0
Ast fy 87 . 0
)
83.73 x 10
6
= 0.87 x 415 x Ast (367 - 0.42

,
`

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|
1000 x 20 x 36 . 0
Ast fy 87 . 0
Ast = 656.44mm
2
S =
Ast
ast 1000

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=
Ast
4
) 16 ( x
x 1000
2
π
S = 306.19 mm
Refer table 2 in slab for M20 p fe 415 stal
Provide 16mm @ 300mm c/c.
Check for shear
Design of heel slab :
M = 34.3 x 1.55 x
2
55 . 1
½ x 1.55 x 47.89 x 1/3 x 1.55
M = 60.37 KNm
V = ½ (82.19 + 34.3) (1.55 – 0.367)
V = 68.90KN
Mu = 1.5 x 60.37 = 90.55 KNm
Vu = 1.5 x 68.90 = 103.35 KN
Mu = 0.87fy Ast d

,
`

.
|

bd fck 36 . 0
Ast fy
1
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90.55 x 10
6
= 0.87 x 415 x Ast x 367

,
`

.
|

367 x 1000 x 20
Ast 415
1
Ast = 712.03mm
2
S =
08 . 712
4
16 x
x 1000
2
π

S = 282.37mm
Provide 16mm @ 280mm c/c
Development length :
The main reinforcement to be developed into the fixed support for
a length of
Ld =
bd
s

σ φ
=
6 . 1 x 2 . 1 x 4
415 x 87 . 0 x 16
Ld = 752.18 mm
Check for shear
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τ
v
=
367 x 1000
10 x 35 . 103
bd
vu
3
·
= 0.281 N/mm
2
P
t
=
367 x 1000
03 . 712 x 100
bd
Ast 100
·
= 0.194%

c
= 0.315 N/mm
2
τ v < τ c
Hence section is safe in shear
Distribution steel :
Ast min = 0.12 c/s is provided along the transverse direction of the
base slab.
Ast min = 0.12 bd = 0.12 x 1000 x 150
= 540.0 mm
2
S =
540
4
10 x
x 1000
2
π

= 145.44mm
Provide 10mm @ 140mm c/c
Design of stem
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Stem is designed as a cantilever slab for a height of 4800mm (5250
- ) The max. moment on cantilever slab in head stem is
M = C a h3/6
Assume clear cover of 50mm, bar of 16mm
d = 450 – 50 – 16/2 = 392mm
M = 0.373 x 16 x = 110KNm
The maximum shear force at ‘d’ from compound base slab is
V = Caγ Z2/2 where Z = 4.8 – 0.45 = 4.35m
V = 0.373 x 16 x (4.35/2)2
V = 56.46. KN
Mu = 1.5 x 110 = 165KNm
Vu = 1.5 x 56.46 = 84.69 KN
Mu = 0.87 fy Ast d

,
`

.
|

bd
fck
Ast fy
1
165 x 10
6
= 0.87 x 415 x Ast x 312

,
`

.
|

312 x 1000 x 20
Ast 415
1
Ast = 1248.30mm
2
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S = 161.06mm
Provide 16mm φ @ 160mm c/c.
Check for shear
v =
312 x 1000
10 x 67 . 84
bd
Vu
3
·
= 0.216 N/mm
2
Pt =
392 x 1000
3 . 1248 x 100
bd
Ast 100
·
= 0.318
C = 0.392 N/mm
2

v
< 
c
Hence section is safe in slab.
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Design of heel slab :
Wt from backfill = 16(5.25 – 0.45) = 76.8
Self wt of heel slab 25 (0.45) = 11.25 Kn
= 88.05 Kn
M = 5.86 x 1.55 x 1.55/2 +
½ (47.89) x 1.55 x 2/3 (1.55)
M = 45.39 KNm
V = ½ (5.86 + 53.75) (1.53 – 0.367) 5.86
V = 35.25 KN
Mu = 1.5 (45.39) = 68.08 KNm
Vu = 1.5 x 56.463 = 84.69 KN
Mu = 0.87 fy Ast. d (1-
3 x 1000 x 20
Ast 415
)
S =
65 . 529
4
12 x
x 1000
2
π
S = 213.53mm
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Provide 12mm @ 210mm c/c.
Provide distribution steel 10mm @ 160mm c/c. in the base slab as well as
along the transverse direction for the steam in the rear face. Also provide
distasted for the front face of the stem along both direction as 10mm @
16mm c/c.
Reinforcement Details :
The main reinforcement in the stem can be curtailed at two places.
At ½ height (4/3m) half the reinforcement is curtail.
Provide 16mm @ 320mm c/c.
At 2/8 h

,
`

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|
8 . 4 x
8
2
the reinforcement is reduced to half.
Provide 16mm @ 640mm c/c.
The distribution steel is also curtail in the similar method.
Design the cantilever retaining wall to retain a level difference of 4m.
Good soil is available at a depth of 1.25m below G.L. The unit wt of soil
16KN/m3 and SBC of soil is 160KN/m
2
. The backfill is leveled one with
angle of internal friction φ = 30
o
.
Soln :
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Height of wall above G.L= 4m
Good soil depth below G.L. = 1.25m
Unit wt of soil = 16 Kn/m
3
SBC = 160KN/m
2
 = 30
Rankine’s min depth of foundation.
dmin =
2
sin 1
sin 1 SBC

,
`

.
|
θ +
θ −
γ
=
2
o
o
30 sin 1
30 sin 1
16
160

,
`

.
|
+

= 1.11m  1.25
Earth pressure co-efficient
Ca =
θ +
θ −
sin 1
sin 1
=
o
o
30 sin 1
30 sin 1
+

= 0.333
Cp =
θ +
θ −
sin 1
sin 1
=
o
o
30 sin 1
30 sin 1
+

= 3
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Thickness of base slab =
12
25 . 5
12
h
·
= 0.4375 = 0.45m
Assume top width of wall as 150mm & tk of stem tappers from 450mm to
150mm
L
min
=

,
`

.
|
3
Ca
R
h
α
Assuming the trapezoidal sters below the base slab
R
= 0.67
L
min
=

,
`

.
|

,
`

.
|
67 . 0
25 . 5
3
333 . 0
= 2.610m
Provide base slab width of 3m
Width of heel slab is X
min
= L
min
x α
R
= 3.0 x 0.67
= 2.01
= 2m
The preliminary proportions is shown in figure.
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For the assumed proportions the retaining is check for stability against
overturning (s)
P
a
= Ca e x
2
2
) h (

,
`

.
|
= 0.333 x 16 x

,
`

.
|
2
) 25 . 5 (
2
P
a
= 73.43 Kn
Force
ID
Force (KN) Distance from
heel (m)
Moment
KNm
W1 ½ x 1.85 x 0.45 x 16 =
142.08
1/2 x 1.85 =
0.925
181.42
W2 0.15 x (5.25 – 0.45) x 25 =
18
1.85 +

,
`

.
|
2
15 . 0
=
1.925
34.65
W3 ½ x (0.45 – 0.15) x 4.8 x
(25-16) = 6.48
1.85 – 1/3(0.3)
= 1.75 3/2
11.35
W4 3 x 0.45 x 25 = 33.75 3/2 = 1.5 50.625
W = 200.31KN M = 228.045 KNm
The resistant of vertical forces lies at a the of x 01 from the heel end.
X
4
=
31 . 200
045 . 228
W
Mw
·
= 1.188m
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Check for overturning moment :
Foso =
Mo
Mr 9 . 0
Mo = Pa cos θ x h
1
/3 = 73.43

,
`

.
|
3
25 . 5
Mo = 128.50 KNm
M
r
= W (L. x W) + Pa Sin (L)
= 200.31 (3 – 1.138)
= 372.97KNm
Foso =
50 . 128
97 . 372 x 9 . 0
=2.61 > 1.4
Check for sliding
Fos sliding =
θ Cos Pa
F 9 . 0
F = μR = 0.5 x 200.31
= 100.155 KN
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Fos sliding =
43 . 73
155 . 100 x 9 . 0
= 1.22 < 1.4
Hence the section is not safe is sliding
The shear key is required to resist sliding
Assume shear key of size 300 x 300mm at a distance of 1.3m from the
too as shown in figure.
Figue***
Tan 30
o
=
3 . 1
x
x = 0.75m
h1 = 1.25 - 0.3 + 0.8 = 1.25m
h2 = 1.25 - 0.3 + 0.3 + 0.75 = 1.25m
Ppe = Cp e
( )
2
1
2
2
h h −
= 3 x
2
) ) 25 . 1 ( ) 2 (( 16
2 2

Pps = 58.5KN
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Fos s =
θ
+
cos 65 . 98
P F 9 . 0
ps
=
43 . 73
5 . 58 ) 155 . 100 ( F 9 . 0 +
= 2.02 > 1.4
Hence the section is safe against sliding.
Soil pressure from the supporting soil on base slab :
The distribution of soil pressure from the base is trapezoida in
nature. Maximum pressure at one end is
q
max
=
L
R

,
`

.
|
+
L
e 6
1
and min-pressure is
q
min
=

,
`

.
|

L
e 6
1
L
R
here the eccentricity ‘e’ is given by
e = L
R
– L/2
where L
R
= The distance of R from the heel slab
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L
R
= (M
o
+ Mw) /R
=
31 . 200
) 04 . 228 5 . 128 ( +
L
R
= 1.78m
e = 1.78 – (3/2) = 0.28m
q
max
=

,
`

.
|
+
3
) 28 . 0 ( 6
1
3
31 . 200
= 104.16KN/m
2
α 160
q
min
=

,
`

.
|

3
) 28 . 0 ( 6
1
3
28 . 233
29.37 Kn/m
2
> 0
Hence pressure is within the limits.
Figure***
Design of Toe slab :
Fig***
2
x
3
79 . 74
1
·
X = 49.86KN/m
2
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55 . 1
x
3
79 . 74
·
X = 38.64 KN/m
2
The Toe slab is design for a UDL ofas cantilever beam
Assume the clear cover as 75mm for base slab and bar dia of 16mm
Eff. Depth, d = D – clear cover - φ /2
= 450 – 75 – 16/2
d = 367mm
The max. B.M at the rear face of the stem is
M = 79.23 x 1 x ½ + (½ x 1 x 21.93) x 2/3
M = 47.925 KNm
The ma. Shear force occurs at the distance of ‘d’ from the face of the
stear.
V = ½ x 1 (79.23 + 104.16) x (1-0.367)
V = 58.04 KN
Factored B.M = 1.5 x 47.92
Mu = 71.85 KNm
Factored shear force, Vu = 1.5 x 58.04
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Vu = 87.06 KN
Mu = 0.87fy Ast (1 -
fck
Ast fy
)
71.88 x 10
6
= 0.87 x 415 x Ast (367)

,
`

.
|

367 x 1000 x 20
Ast 415
1
Ast = 560.21mm
2
S =
Ast
ast 1000

=
21 . 560
4
) 12 ( x
x 1000
2
π
S = 201.80 mm
Provide 12mm @ 200mm c/c.
Check for shear
v
=
367 x 1000
10 x 06 . 87
bd
Vu
3
·
= 0.237 N/mm
2
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Pf =
367 x 1000
21 . 560 x 100
bd
Ast 100
·
= 0.152%

c
= 0.2816N/mm
2
τ
v
= 
c
.
Hence section is safe in shear.
Design of heel slab :
Wt from back fill = 16(5.25 – 0.45) = 76.8 Kn
Self wt of heel slab = 25 (0.45) = 11.25 KN/m
2
88.05 Kn/m
2
M = (20.04 x 1.55) x
2
55 . 1
½ x 1.55 x 38.68 x 2/3 x 1.55
M = 55.04 KNm
Mu = 1.5 (55.04) = 82.56 KNm
V = ½ (20.04 + 58.68) (1.55 – 0.367)
V = 46.56KN
Vu = 1.5 x (46.56) = 69.84 KNm
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Mu = 0.87fy Ast d

,
`

.
|

bd fck 36 . 0
Ast fy
1
82.56 x 10
6
= 0.87 x 415 x Ast x 367

,
`

.
|

367 x 1000 x 20
Ast 415
1
Ast = 646.71mm
2
S =
71 . 646
4
16 x
x 1000
2
π

S = 174.85mm
Provide 12mm @ 170mm c/c
Distribution steel
Ast(min) = 0.12% bd
=
450 x 1000 x
100
12 . 0
= 540mm
2
S =
540
4
) 0 ( x
x 1000
2
π
= 145.44mm
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Provide 10mm @ 140mm c/c.
Design of Stem :
Stem is designed as cantilever slab for a height of 5.25 – 0.45 =
4.8m
The max. moment on cantilever slab in the head stem is
M = Caγ h
3
/6
= 0.833 x 16 x
4
) 8 . 4 (
3
M = 98.20 Knm
Assume 50mm cover & 16mm  bar
d = 450 – 50 – 16/2 = 392mm
Max. shear force at ‘d’ from compound slab is
V = Caγ Z
2
/2 Z = 4.8 – 0.45 – 4.3
V = 0.833 x 16 x
2
) 35 . 4 (
2
V = 50.40 KN
Mu = 1.5 x 98.20 = 147.3 Knm
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Vu = 1.5(50.40) = 75.6 KN
147.3 x 10
6
= 0.87 x 415 x Ast x 392
1000 x 20
Ast 415
1 −
Ast = 1105.44mm
2
S =
44 . 1105
4
16 x
x 1000
2
π
= 181.88mm
Provide 16mm @ 180mm c/c.
Check for shear
τ
v
=
392 x 1000
10 x 6 . 75
bd
vu
3
·
= 0.192 N/mm
2
P
t
=
392 x 1000
44 . 1105 x 100
bd
Ast 100
·
= 0.282%
τ
c
= 0.375 N/mm
2
τ v < τ c
Hence section is safe in shear
Reinforcement details :
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Figure***
L
d
=
6 . 1 x 2 . 1 x 4
415 x 87 . 0 x 16
4
0
bd
·
τ
σ φ
= 752mm = 750mm
Design a suitable counterfort retaining wall to support a leveled back fill
of height 7.5m above g.l on the toe side. Assume good soil for the
foundation at a design of 1.5m below G.L. The SBC of soil is 170KN/m2
with unit weight as 16KN/m
3
. The angle of internal friction is = 30
o
. The
co-efficient of friction below the soil and concrete is 0.5 use M25
concrete and Fe415 steel.
Figure ****
Soln :
Minimum depth of foundation =
2
sin 1
sin 1 P

,
`

.
|
θ +
θ −
γ
=
2
o
o
30 sin 1
30 sin 1
16
170

,
`

.
|
+

= 1.180m < 1.5m
Depth of foundation = 1.5m
Height of wall = 7.5 + 1.5 = 9m
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Thickness of heel & stem = 5% of 9m = 0.45m = 0.5m
Thickness of toe slab = 6% of 9m = 0.54m
Stability Conditions :
Earth pressure calculations :
Force
ID
Force (KN) Distance from
heel (m)
Moment
KNm
W1 16(7.5+1.5 – 0.5) x 2.5 =
340
(3-0.5)/2 =
1.25
425
W2 25(0.5)(9-0.5) = 106.25 0.5/2 + 2.5 =
2.75
292.18
W3 25(0.5)x3 = 37.5 1.5 56.25
W4 25(1.5) (0.72) = 27 1.5/2+3=3.75 101.25
Total W=510.75 KN MH = 874.69
The resistant of vertical forces lies at a the of x 01 from the heel end.
X
W
=
75 . 510
69 . 874
W
Mw
·
= 1.713m
Check for overturning moment :
Foso =
Mo
Mr 9 . 0
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Mo = Pa cos θ x h
1
/3 = 0.333 x 16 x

,
`

.
|
6
9
3
Mo = 647.35 KNm
M
r
= W (L. x W) = W = 510.75 (4.5 – 1.718)
= 1423.6KNm
Foso =
35 . 647
6 . 1423 x 9 . 0
=1.98 > 1.4
Hence, section is safe against overturning.
Check for sliding
Fos sliding =
θ Cos Pa
F 9 . 0
F = μR = 0.5 x 510.75
= 255.87 KN
P
a
= Ca e x
2
2
) h (

,
`

.
|
= 0.333 x 16 x

,
`

.
|
2
) 9 (
2
P
a
= 215.78 Kn
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Fos sliding =
78 . 215
) 37 . 255 ( x 9 . 0
= 1.065 < 1.4
Hence the section is not safe is sliding
The shear key is required to resist sliding
Base pressure calculation:
q
max
=
L
R

,
`

.
|
+
L
e 6
1

=

,
`

.
|
+
5 . 4
) 73 ( 6
1
4.5
510.75
= 223.97 KN/m
2
> SBC un safe
q
min
=
L
R

,
`

.
|
+
L
e 6
1

=

,
`

.
|
+
5 . 4
) 73 ( 6
1
4.5
510.75
= 3.02 Kn/m
2
> 0
Safe
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where the eccentricity ‘e’ is given by
e = L
R
– L/2
where L
R
= The distance of R from the heel slab
L
R
= (M
o
+ Mw) /R
=
75 . 510
) 352 . 647 68 . 874 ( +
L
R
= 2.98m
e = 2.98 – (4.5/2) = 0.72 x 1/6 (0.75m)
Since maximum earth pressure is greater than SBC of soil, the
length of base slab has to increased preferably along the toe side. Increase
the toe slab by 0.5m in length.
EH = 510.75 + 0.5 x 25 x 0.72 = 519.75 KN
LR =
75 . 519
352 . 647 438 . 917
R
Mw) (Mo +
·
+
= 3.01m

M
Design of Toe slab :
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Fig***
2
x
3
79 . 74
1
·
X = 49.86KN/m
2
55 . 1
x
3
79 . 74
·
X = 38.64 KN/m
2
The Toe slab is design for a UDL ofas cantilever beam
Assume the clear cover as 75mm for base slab and bar dia of 16mm
Eff. Depth, d = D – clear cover - φ /2
= 450 – 75 – 16/2
d = 367mm
The max. B.M at the rear face of the stem is
M = 79.23 x 1 x ½ + (½ x 1 x 21.93) x 2/3
M = 47.925 KNm
The ma. Shear force occurs at the distance of ‘d’ from the face of the
stear.
V = ½ x 1 (79.23 + 104.16) x (1-0.367)
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V = 58.04 KN
Factored B.M = 1.5 x 47.92
Mu = 71.85 KNm
Factored shear force, Vu = 1.5 x 58.04
Vu = 87.06 KN
Mu = 0.87fy Ast (1 -
fck
Ast fy
)
71.88 x 10
6
= 0.87 x 415 x Ast (367)

,
`

.
|

367 x 1000 x 20
Ast 415
1
Ast = 560.21mm
2
S =
Ast
ast 1000

=
21 . 560
4
) 12 ( x
x 1000
2
π
S = 201.80 mm
Provide 12mm @ 200mm c/c.
Check for shear
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v
=
367 x 1000
10 x 06 . 87
bd
Vu
3
·
= 0.237 N/mm
2
Pf =
367 x 1000
21 . 560 x 100
bd
Ast 100
·
= 0.152%
τ
c
= 0.2816N/mm
2
τ
v
=
c
.
Hence section is safe in shear.
Design of heel slab :
Wt from back fill = 16(5.25 – 0.45) = 76.8 Kn
Self wt of heel slab = 25 (0.45) = 11.25 KN/m
2
88.05 Kn/m
2
M = (20.04 x 1.55) x
2
55 . 1
½ x 1.55 x 38.68 x 2/3 x 1.55
M = 55.04 KNm
Mu = 1.5 (55.04) = 82.56 KNm
V = ½ (20.04 + 58.68) (1.55 – 0.367)
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V = 46.56KN
Vu = 1.5 x (46.56) = 69.84 KNm
Mu = 0.87fy Ast d

,
`

.
|

bd fck 36 . 0
Ast fy
1
82.56 x 10
6
= 0.87 x 415 x Ast x 367

,
`

.
|

367 x 1000 x 20
Ast 415
1
Ast = 646.71mm
2
S =
71 . 646
4
16 x
x 1000
2
π

S = 174.85mm
Provide 12mm @ 170mm c/c
Distribution steel
Ast(min) = 0.12% bd
=
450 x 1000 x
100
12 . 0
= 540mm
2
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S =
540
4
) 0 ( x
x 1000
2
π
= 145.44mm
Provide 10mm @ 140mm c/c.
Design of Stem :
Stem is designed as cantilever slab for a height of 5.25 – 0.45 =
4.8m
The max. moment on cantilever slab in the head stem is
M = Caγ h
3
/6
= 0.833 x 16 x
4
) 8 . 4 (
3
M = 98.20 KNm
Assume 50mm cover & 16mm φ bar
d = 450 – 50 – 16/2 = 392mm
Max. shear force at ‘d’ from compound slab is
V = Ca Z
2
/2 Z = 4.8 – 0.45 – 4.3
V = 0.833 x 16 x
2
) 35 . 4 (
2
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V = 50.40 KN
Mu = 1.5 x 98.20 = 147.3 Knm
Vu = 1.5(50.40) = 75.6 KN
147.3 x 10
6
= 0.87 x 415 x Ast x 392
1000 x 20
Ast 415
1 −
Ast = 1105.44mm
2
S =
44 . 1105
4
16 x
x 1000
2
π
= 181.88mm
Provide 16mm @ 180mm c/c.
Check for shear

v
=
392 x 1000
10 x 6 . 75
bd
vu
3
·
= 0.192 N/mm
2
P
t
=
392 x 1000
44 . 1105 x 100
bd
Ast 100
·
= 0.282%

c
= 0.375 N/mm
2
v < τ c
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Hence section is safe in shear
Reinforcement details :
Figure***
L
d
=
6 . 1 x 2 . 1 x 4
415 x 87 . 0 x 16
4
0
bd
·
τ
σ φ
= 752mm = 750mm
Design a suitable counterturn retaining way to support a leveled back fill
of height 7.5 m above g. L on the toe side. Assume good soil for the
foundation at a deim of 1.5 m below G. L. The SBC of soil is 170 KN/m2
with unit weight as 16 KN/m3. The angle of internal friction is φ = 300
the co-efficient of friction b/w the soil of concrete is 0.5 use M25
concrete of Fe 415 steel.
Soln:-
Figure *********
Minimum depth of foundation =
2
sin 1
sin 1 P

,
`

.
|
φ +
φ −
γ
=
m 5 . 1 m 180 . 1
30 sin 1
30 Sin 1
16
170
0
0
< ·
,
`

.
|
+

Depth of foundation = 1.5 m
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Height of wall = 7.5 + 1.5 = 9 m
Thickness of heal & stem = 5% of 9m =
Thickness of heal & stem = 5% of 9m = 0.45 m = 0.5
Thickness of toe slab – 8% of 9m = 0.72 m.
h
min
3
Ca
X

,
`

.
|
·
=
m 0 . 3 9
3
333 . 0
· <

,
`

.
|
L
min
= 1.5 x 3 = 4.5 m
Thickness of countertort = 6% of 9 m = 0.54 m
Stabiling conditions:
Earth pressure calculations:
Force IDforce (KN) Distance from heal (m) Moment
KNm
W
1
16 ( 7.5 + 1.5 – 0.5) x 2.5
= 340
(3 – 0.5)/2 = 1.25 425
W
2
25 (0.5) (9 – 0.5) =
106.25
0.5/2 + 2.5 = 2.75 292.18
W
3
25(0.5)x 3 = 37.5 1.5 56.25
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W4 25 (1.5) (0.72) = 27 1.5/2 + 3 = 3.75 101.25
Total W = 510.75 KN M4 =
874.69
W = 25(0.3) x 0.75 = 9.00
X
W
=
m 713 . 1
75 . 510
69 . 874
·
= 1.713 m
Fos
(overturnis)
=
0
M
M 9 . 0
M
o
= Pa. h.3 = Caγ e. h
3
/6 = 0.333 x 16 x (9)
3
/6
= 647. 35 KNm
M
r
= (L – X
w
) w = 510.75 (4.5 – 1.713)
= 1423.6 KNm
Fos =
4 . 1 98 . 1
35 . 647
) 6 . 1423 ( 9 . 0
> ·
Hence section is safe against, overturnins.
Silding:-
Fos(sliding) =
θ PaCos
F 9 . 0
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F = R = 0.5 x 510.75 = 255.37
Pa = Ca. γ e. h2/2 = 0.383 x 16 x (9)2/2
= 215.78
Fos sliding = 0.9 (255.37) / 215.75 = 1.065m < 1.4
Hence the section is not safe against sliding.
Base pressure calculation:
9 mas =

,
`

.
|
+ ·

,
`

.
|
+
5 . 4
) 73 . 0 ( 6
1
5 . 4
75 . 510
L
60
1
L
R
= 223.97 KN/m
2
> SBC unsafe
Qmin =

,
`

.
|
+ ·

,
`

.
|
5 . 4
) 73 . 0 ( 6
1
5 . 4
75 . 510
L
e 6
14
L
R
= 3.02 w/m
2
> 0 safe
Where, LR =
where 2 / L LR C
R
M M
0 h
− · ·
+
LR =
m 98 . 2
75 . 510
352 . 647 688 . 874
·
+
e = 2.98 – 4.5/2 = 0.78 < L/L (0.75mm)
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Since maximum earth pressure is stresses then SBC of sol, the
length of base slab has to b. increased praberables along the toe side.
Increase the toe slab by 0.5m in length.
w = 510.75 + 0.5 x 25 x 0.72 = 519.75 KN
Figure **********
Moment = 0.5/2 + 4.5 = 4.75m
Σ m = 874.69 + 42.75 = 917.44 KNm
LR=
m 01 . 3
75 . 519
352 . 647 x 438 . 417
R
) M M (
W 0
· ·
+
e = LR – L/2 = 30.11 – 5/2 = 0.511 m < L/6 (0.833m)
q
max
=

,
`

.
|
+ ·

,
`

.
|
+
0 . 5
m 5 . 0 x 6
1
0 . 5
75 . 519
L
e 6
1
L
R
= 167.69 KN/m
2
< SBC
Q
min
=

,
`

.
|

L
e 6
1
L
R
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=

,
`

.
|

5
) 511 . 0 ( 6
1
5
75 . 519
Q
min
= 40.20 KN/m
2
> 0
FOS siliding =
784 . 215
75 . 519 x 5 . 0 x 9 . 0
Pa
F 9 . 0
·
= 1.082 < 1.4
Hence the section is not slab against sliding.
Shear they is provided to resist sliding. Assume shear they of size
300 x 300 mm
Figure *********
tan 300 =
2400
L
x = 1.385 = 1.39 m
P
Pb
= Cp. Re

,
`

.
|

2
h h
2
1
2
2
h
2
= 1.39 + 1.2 = 2.89m
h
1
= 1.2 + 0 = 1.2m
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Meridonial thrust T =
30 . 1 1
WR
+
=
724 . 0 1
06 . 9 x 5 . 4
+
T = 23.64 KN
Meridonial stress
100 x 1000
10 x 64 . 23
s / c
T
3
·
= 0.2364 N/mm2 x 7 N/mm
2
Hence the section is safe against meridonial stress.
Hoop stress:-
Hoop Stress =

,
`

.
|
ϑ +
− θ
cos 1
1
Cos
T
WR
=

,
`

.
|
+

721 . 0 1
1
724 . 0
64 . 23
06 . 9 x 5 . 4
= 0.248 N/mm
2
< 7 N/mm
2
Since the section is safe to resist meridonial thrust of hoop stress
the provided 100 mm thickness of sufficient.
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A
st min
= 0.3 % of C/S
=
2
mm 300 100 x 1000 x
100
3 . 0
·
For 8mm φ spacing =
mm 5 . 167
300
4
8 x
x 1000
2
·
π

Provide 8 mm @ 160 mm c/c both way.
Design of Rin beam
The area of concrete received for the ring beam is bound for the
hoop stress and area of steel required is bound for the horizontal
component of meridmial thrust.
HZ component of Meridonial thrust = T Cos θ x D/2
= 23.64 x 0.724 x 12.5/2
= 106.97 KN
A
st
=
2
3
mm 13 . 713
150
10 x 97 . 106
·
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For 16 mm φ , no. 08 bars =
4
16 x
13 . 713
2
π
= 3.54 say 4 nos
Size of rins beam is based on tensile stress of concrete
P
P8
= 3 x 16

,
`

.
| −
2
) 2 . 1 ( ) 89 . 2 (
2 2
P
P8
= 165.89 KN/m2
FOS sliding =

,
`

.
| −
2
) 2 . 1 ( ) 89 . 2 (
2 2
= 1.852 > 1.4
Hence section is safe against sliding.
Design of Toe slab:
Eff.Cover = 75 + 20/2 = 85 mm
Toe slab is designed similer to cantition and with maximum moment at
trust face of the size a maximum shear at ‘d’ for face it beam.
D = 720 – 85 = 635 mm
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M =
2 x
3
2
x 94 . 49 x 2 x
2
1
2
2
x 38 . 80
2
+
= 227.35 KNm
S.F at 0.635 m =
KN 85 . 15 635 . 0 x
2
94 . 49
·
Area of tralizium = ½ x (a + b) h = ½ (130.82 + 95.98) (2 – 0.635)
= 154.44 KN
Factored S.F = 1.5 (154.44)
S.F Vu = 231.66 KN
Factored B.M, Mu = 1.5 (227.35) = 341.02 KNm
K =
845 . 0 845 . 0
635 x 1000
02 . 341
bd
M
2 2
u
· · ·
P
t
= 0.2445
C
t
=
100
635 x 1000 x 245 . 0
Ast
bd
Ast 100
· · >
A
st
= 1552.575 mm
2
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Spacing =
mm 50 . 129
575 . 1552
4
16 x
x 1000
2
·
π
Provide 16 mm  @ 125 mm C/C
Transerve Reinforcement = 0.12% of C/S
=
2
mm 864 720 x 1000 x
100
12 . 0
·
Spacing =
mm 90 . 90
864
4
10 x
x 1000
2
·
π

Provide 10 mm  @ 100 mm c/C
Check for shear :-
τ
v
=
2
3
u
mm / N 364 . 0
635 x 1000
10 x 66 . 231
bd
V
· ·
τ
c
\ 0.36 N/mm
2
τ
v
~ τ
c

The section is safe in shear
Design of heel slab
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The had slab is designed by countention at regular interval. The
counterbant act as support and makes the had slab as one – way
continuous slab.
The heal slab is designed for a moment Wl2/l2 at the support &
Wl2/16 at the mid span. The maximum shear at the support is W **** the
maximum pressure at the best slab is consider for me design.
Moment at the support, M
Suf
=
12
2 . 3 x 92 . 106
12
Wl
2
·
= 111.65 KNm
Moment at the mid span, M
mid
=
KNm 72 . 83
16
Wl
2
·
The max pressure acting on the had slab is the as ‘W’ for which the A
st
required at mid span and support one found.
Factored M
sup
= 167.47 KNm  A
st
= 1172.69 mm
2
Factored M
midspan
= 125.58  A
st
= 868.27mm
Using 16 mm φ bar, spacing =
02 . 170
Ast
Ast 1000
·

Provide 16 mm @ 170 mm c/c.
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At mid span, spacing = 231.72 mm  Provide 16mm @ 230 mm C/C.
Transverse reinforcement = 0.12% of Bd
=
2
mm 600 500 x 1000 x
100
12 . 0
·
For 8mm bar, spacing = 83.775 mm

Provided 8 mm @ 80mm c/c.
Check for shear:-
Maximum shear

,
`

.
|
− ·

,
`

.
|
− 415 . 0
2
5 . 2
107 d
2
l
W
Factored S.F = 217.47 KN = P
t
= 0.282
τ
v
= 0.624 N/mm
2
, τ
c
= 0.376 N/mm
2
, τ
cmax
= 3.1 N/mm
2
τ
v
> 
c

Depth has to be increased.
Design of stem
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IS 3370 (Part II) 1984
The stem is also designed as one – way continuous slab with
support moment
12
Wl
2
and midspan moment
16
Wl
2
For the negative moment at the support, reinforcement is provided at the
rear side & for positive moment at mid span, reinforcement is provided at
front base of the stem.
The maximum moment various beam a base
Intensitus of Ca γ e. h = 1/3 x 16 x (9 – 0.5)
= 45.33 KN/m
Mmid =
16
Wl
2
=
16
54 . 3 x 33 . 45 x 5 . 1
2
= 53.25 KNm (or) 307.04 KNm
Effective depth d = 500 – (50 + 20/2) = 440 mm
M support =
KNm 71
12
54 . 3 x 33 . 45 x 5 . 1
12
Wl
2 2
· ·
Ast at support = 454.73 spacing = 69 mm
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Provide 16 mm @ 300 mm C/C.
Ast at mid span = 339.54 mm
2
For 16 mm , spacing = 592.54 mm
Provide 16 mm @ 300 mm C.C
Max S.F = W

,
`

.
|
− d
2
l
= 60.28 KN
Factored S.F = 90.42 KN
Transverse reinforcement = 0.12 % of 6D
= 0.12/100 x 1000 x 440 = 528 m
For 8 mm , spacing = 95
8mm @ 90 mm C/C 8t = 0.134.
τ
v
= 0.205 N/mm
2
, τ
c
= 0.29 N/mm
2

v
< τ
c

Shear of safe.
Design of countertors:-
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The countertort is desined as a cautilever beam whose depth is
equal to the length of the heal slab of the base is reduces to the thickness
of the stem at the top. Maximum moment at the base of coutnerfort.
Mmax = Ca γ e. h3/6 x Le
Where Le  C/C distance from counterforb
M
max
= 1932.5 KNm
Factored M
max
= 2898.75 KNm
A
st
= 2755.5 mm
2
No. of bars required =
4
25
x
5 . 2755
ast
Ast
2
π
·
= 5.61
Say n = 6 nos
The main reinforcement is provided along the slanting face of the
counterbort.
Cartailment of reinforcement:
Not all the 6 bars need to be taken to the for end
Three bars are taken straight to the entire span of the beam upto me hop
of the stem.
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IS 3370 (Part II) 1984
One bar is Cut al a distance of
2
2
1
5 . 8
h
n
1 n
·

, where n is the total no of
h
1
distance from top .
n = 6, γ = 6-1/6 = h12/8.52
h
1
= 7.72th (from bottom )
m 94 . 6
5 . 8
h
6
2 6
5 . 8
h
n
2 n
2
2
2
2
2
2
· ·

·> ·

The third part is cut at a distance of
) bottom From ( m 01 . 6 3 h ,
5 . 8
h
n
3 n
2
2
3
· ·

Vertical ties and horizontal ties are provided to connect the counter fort
with the item is the heal slab.
Design of horizontal ties:-
Closed stirrups are provided t, the vertical stem is the countertort.
Considering 1m strip, the tension resisted by reinforcement is given by
lateral pressure on the wall multiplied by contributing area.
T = C
α

e
.h
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IS 3370 (Part II) 1984
Where A
st
=
fy 87 . 0
T
T = 1/3 x 16 x (9-0.5) x 3.54 = 160.48 KN
A
st
=
2
3
mm 72 . 666 ) 48 . 444 ( 5 . 1
415 x 87 . 0
5 . 1 x 10 x 48 . 160
· ·
For 10 mm φ spacing = 110 mm
Provide 10 mm @ 110 mm c/c closed stirrups as horizontal ties.
Design of vertical ties:-
The vertical stirrups connects the countertort and the heel slab
considering 1m strip, the tensile force is the product of the average
T = Avg 943.56 + 167) + Le = 266.49 KN
Factored T = 399.74 KN
A
st
= 1107.15 mm
2
. For 10mm , spacing = 70.93
Provide 10mm @ 70m c/c.
C/s of counter fort wall of midspan:
Reinforcement details of stem, toe slab of heel slab.
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IS 3370 (Part II) 1984
Isotropicall reinforced – Squave slab – fixed on all edges – udl:-
External work done = W. S
W – load, S – virtual displacement
Internal work done = Σ Mθ = Σ m.lθ =
L
2 2 . L 2 . m ¬
I.W.D work done by positive yield line (ab, bc, cd, da) for
L
2
2 / L
1
· · θ
M
θ
= 4[W x L x 2/L] = 8m
Total I.W.D = 16m
E.W.D, Σ W.S = ½ x L x L/2 x W x ½ x (1) x 4 = Wl
2
/3
I.W.D = E.W.D
16m = WL2/3
M =
b 4
WL
2
M – Moment per metre length alms the rived line.
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IS 3370 (Part II) 1984
Design a square slab fixed along as the bour edges, with side 5m. the slab
hase, to support a service load of hase to be support a service load of 4
KN.m
2
. use M
20
concrete and Fe 415 steel.
Soln:-
Side = L = 5m, All four edges fixed
Given
2
F
cx
= 20 N/mm
2
F
y
= 415 N/mm
2
As per yield line theory for isotrophic reinforced square slab fixed on all
four edges,
M = *****
Step 1:-
As per IS 456 : 2000 L/d ratio for simply supported slab using Fe 415
steel.
L/D = 0.8 (35) = 28
D = 5000/28 = 178.57m

Provide effective depth d as 180 mm
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Solve the above problem using the co-efficient stam in IS 456:2000
Soln:-
Given Lens = l
2
= l
y
= 5 m ly/l2 = 1

The slab is two way slab.
Assume all four edges discontinuous, rebearing annex d, take 20
α
u
= α
y
= 0.056
M
x
= α x Wd
x
2
= 0.056 x 15 x 52 = 21 KN
M
2
= M
y
= 21 KNm
M
u
=

,
`

.
|

bd Fck
Ast fy
1 d Ast fy 87 . 0
21 x 10
6
= 0.87 fy Ast d

,
`

.
|

180 x 1000 x 20
Ast 415
1
A
st
= 336.15 mm
2
S =
mm 59 . 149
336
4
8 x
x 1000
2
·
π
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Provide 8 mm φ @ 140 mm C/C
Design the above problem for simply support condition.
Soln:-
M =
KNm 625 . 15
24
5 x 15
24
WL
2 2
· ·
Mu = 0.87 fy Ast d

,
`

.
|

bd fck
Ast fy
1
15.625 x 10
6
= 0.87 x 415 x Ast x 180

,
`

.
|

180 x 100 x 20
Ast 415
1
A
st
= 247.48 mm
2
S =
mm 50 . 203
247
4
8 x
x 1000
2
·
π

Provide 8 mm bar @ 220 mm c/C
Check for shear:-
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τ
v
=
2
d
u
mm / N 208 . 0
180 x 100
2
5 x 15
b
V
· ·
P
t
=
% 137 . 0
180 x 1000
247 x 100
bd
Ast 100
· ·
τ
c
= 0.28 N/mm
2

c
= 1.2 x 0.28 = 0.336 N/mm
2
τ
v
< 
c

Hence the section is safe is shear.
V
u
=
KN 27
2
4 x 5 . 13
2
l W
x u
· ·
τ
v
=
2
3
mm / N 18 . 0
150 x 1000
10 x 27
·
P
t
=
% 184 . 0
150 x 1000
277 x 100
·
τ
c
= 0.307 N/mm
2
τ
c
= K
c
= 1.26 x 0.307 = 0.386 N/mm
2
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Hence the section is safe is shear.
In the above problem design the slab if all support are fixed
Soln:-
Based on yield line theory, for rectangular slab fixed on all four edges,
subjects to UDL throushour
M =

,
`

.
|
µ
φ
α
2
2
u
tan
24
L W
tan  =

,
`

.
|
α
µ

,
`

.
|
α
µ
+ µ
2 4
5 . 1
2
2
=

,
`

.
|

,
`

.
|
+
) 67 . 0 ( 2
7 . 0
) 67 . 0 ( 4
) 7 . 0 (
) 7 . 0 ( 5 . 1
2
2
tan φ = 0.8000
m =

,
`

.
|
7 . 0
8 . 0 x 8 . 0
48
6 x 5 . 13
2
= 9.26 KNm
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M = 0.87 fy Ast d

,
`

.
|

bd fck
Ast fy
1
9.26 x 10
6
= 0.87 x 415 x Ast x 150

,
`

.
|

150 x 1000 x 20
Ast 415
1
A
st
= 175 mm
2
A
st min
=
2
mm 204 170 x 1000 x
100
12 . 0
·

Ast provided on shorter direction is 204 mm
2

Assume 80 mm φ , S =
204
4
8 x
x 1000
2
π
S = 246.39 mm

Provide 8 mm  @ 240 mm c/c both ways
Check for shear

v
=
2
3
mm / N 18 . 0
150 x 1000
10 x 27
bd
Vu
· ·
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P
t
=
% 136 . 0
150 x 1000
204 x 100
·
τ
c
= 0.28 N/mm
2
τ
c
1
= K 
c
= 1.26 x 0.28 = 0.352 N/mm
2
τ
v
< 
c

Hence the section is sale in shear
Solve the above problem for two long edges fixed boundarks condition
Soln:-
M =

,
`

.
|
µ
φ
2
2
x u
tan
24
L W
=

,
`

.
|
7 . 0
8 . 0
24
4 x 5 . 13
2 2
M = 8.28 Knm
8.23 x 10
6
= 0.87 x 415 x Ast x 150

,
`

.
|

150 x 1000 x 20
Ast 415
1
A
st
= 155.3 mm
2
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A
st min
=
2
mm 204 150 x 1000 x
100
12 . 0
·

Ast provide on shorter direction is 204 mm
2

Assume 8mm φ , S =
mm 39 . 246
204
4
8 x
x 1000
2
·
π

Provide 8 mm @ 240 mm C/C bothways
Check for shear
v
=
2
3
mm / N 18 . 0
150 x 1000
10 x 27
·
Pt =
% 136 . 0
150 x 1000
204 x 100
·
τ
c
= 0.28 N/mm
2

c1
= K
c
= 1.26 x 0.28 = 0.352 N/mm
2
τ
v
< 
c

Hence the section is safe in shear.
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Design an equilateral triangular slab of side 5m, isotropically reinforced
and simply supported along its edges. The span is subjected to a super
2
use M
20
concrete of Fe – 1
415
Soln:-
Based on yield line theory, the ultimate moment for an etuilateral
triangular slab simply supported alms all edges of subjected to VDL
through out.
M =
72
L W
2
u
Assume L/d = 28
D = 5000/28 = 178.54 mm
Assume eff. Depth d = 180 mm
Assume in eff.cover of 20 mm

overall depth, D = 180 + 20 = 200 mm
Self wt of slab = 1 x 0.2 x 25 = 5 KN/m
2
2
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Floor finish = 1 KN/ m
2
W = 9 KN/m
2
Factored load, Wk = 1.5 x 9 = 43.5 KN/m for 1m strip.
M =
KNm 69 . 4
72
5 x 5 . 13
72
L W
2 2
u
· ·
4.69 x 10
6
= 0.87 x 415 x Ast x 180

,
`

.
|

10 x 1000 x 20
Ast 415
1
Ast = 72. 77 mm
2

8mm φ Transverse reinforce =
2
mm 240 200 x 1000 x
100
12 . 0
·
Spacing =
mm 209
240
4
8 x
x 1000
2
·
π

Provide 8 mm @ 200 mm C/C.
Check for shear
τ
v
=
bd
V
u
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V =
75 . 33
2
5 x 5 . 13
2
WL
· ·
V
u
= 33.75 = 33.75
τ
v
=
2
3
mm / N 187 . 0
180 x 1000
10 x 75 . 33
·
P
t

% 133 . 0
180 x 1000
240 x 100
·
τ
c
= 0.28 N/mm
2
, τ
c max
= 2.5 N/mm
2
τ
c
1
= K
c
= 1.2 x 0.28 = 0.336 N/mm
2
τ
v
< 
c
< τ
c max

Section is safe in shear
A right angled triangular slab simply support along all the edges it has
sides AB = BC = 4m. the slab is isotrofically reinforced with 10 mm @
100 mm C/C both way use M
20
and Fe
415
(HYDS) bars. Find the safe
permissible service load (Live load) that can be apply on the slab.
Soln:
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For A1m slab S.S along all the edges which is right angle isotuplication
reinforced subjected to UDL through out.
M
u
=
) there line yield on Based (
6
L x W
2
u
α = 1

,
`

.
|
4
4
S =
Ast
ast 1000
Ast =
2
2
mm 4 . 785
100
4
10 x
x 1000
·
π
L/4 = 28  d =
28
4000
D = 170 mm
For Ast available moment resistance the section.
M
u
= 0.87 fy Ast d

,
`

.
|

bd fck
Ast fy
1
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M
u
= 0.87 x 415 x 785.4 x 150

,
`

.
|

150 x 1000 x 20
4 . 785 x 415
1
M
u
= 37.9 KN m
37.9 x 10
6
=
6
4 x 1 x Wu
2
W
u
= 14.2 KN/m
2
2

Working load = 14.2 / 1.5 = 9.46 KN/m
2
Self wt = 0.17 x 25 = 4.25 KN/m
2
Floor finish =
95 . 4
m / KN 71 . 0
2

The service live load that can be safly apply on slab is 9.46 – 4.96 =
4.5 KN/m
2
Design a circular slab of diameter 5m, S.S along the edges and subjected
to live load of 4 KN/m
3
use M
20
& Fe
415
steel.
Soln:-
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Based on yield line theory the ultimate moment for circular slab
isotopicus reinforcement Sr. S. along the edges subjectedto VDO through.
M =
6
r W
2
u
Assume L/d = 28
D = 5000 / 28 = 178.07mm

eff. Depth, d = 180 mm
Adopt eff. Cover = 20 mm

overall depth, D = 200 mm
Self wt on slab = 0.2 x 25 = 5 KN/m
2
L.L = 4 KN/m
2
Floor finish = KN/m
2
W = 10 KN/m
2
Factored load, Wu = 1.5 x 10 = 15 KN/m
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M =
KNm 625 . 15
6
) 5 . 2 ( x 15
6
r W
2 2
u
· ·
15.625 x 10
6
= 0.87 x 415 x Ast x 180

,
`

.
|

10 x 1000 x 20
Ast 415
1
Ast = 247.48 mm
2
Transverse reinforcement = 0.12% of D
=
200 x 1000 x
100
12 . 0
= 240 mm
2
For 8 mm φ S =
mm 10 . 203
48 . 247
4
8 x
x 1000
2
·
π
Provide 8 mm φ @ 200 mmC/C both ways
Check for shear:-
τ
v
=
208 . 0
180 x 1000
2
10 x 5 x 15
bd
2
l W
bd
Vu
3
u
· · ·
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P
t
=
% 187 . 0
180 x 1000
48 . 247 x 100
·
τ c = 0.28 N/mm
2
τ v < τ c
Hence the section is safe in shear
Design a simply supported rectangular slab of sie 5m x 8m which is
orthotopilr reinforced with co-efficient of orthorooly µ = 0.75 the
service live load on the slab is 5 KN/m2 use M20 concrete and Fe 415
steel
Soln : L = 8m, α = 5m LL = 5 KN/m2
Based on yield line memory the rectangular slab orthotropically
reinforced, S.S. along with edges of subjected to VDL through out.
Α = 5/8 = 0.625
M =
[ ]
2
2 2
2 3
24
Wl
µ α − µ α +
α
Assume L/D = 28
5000 / 28 = d, d = 178. 57 mm
Provide d = 180 mm
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Eff. Cover = 20 mm, overall depth , D = 200 mm
Self wt on slab = 0.2 x 25 = 5 KN/m
2

2
Floor finish = l KN/m
2
Total load, W = 11 KN/m
2
For 1 m strip , 4 = 11 KN/m
Factored load, Wu = 1.5 x 11 = 16.5 KN/m
Mu =
[ ]
2
2 2
2 3
24
Wl
µ α − µ α +
α
=
[ ]
2
2
2 2
75 . 0 625 . 0 625 . 0 x 75 . 0 3
24
8 x 625 . 0 x 5 . 16
− +
Mu = 27.86 KNm
27.86 x 10
6
= 0.87 x 415 x Ast x 180

,
`

.
|

180 x 1000 x 20
Ast 415
1
Ast = 452.26 mm
2
Transverse reinforcement ast min
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IS 3370 (Part II) 1984
For 10mm φ mm bar
Provide 10mm φ @ 170 mm C.C lonser direction Ast µ Ast = 0.75 x
452.26 = 339.19 mm
2
Check for shear: provide 10 mm @ 230 mm C/C
τ v = Vu/ bd
Vu = WL/2 = 16.5 x 5 / 2 = 41.25 KN
v = 41.25 x 103 / 1000 x 180 = 0.229 N/mm
2
Pt = 100Ast / bd = 100 x 452.26/1000x 180 = 0.25 %
τ c = 0.36 N/mm
2
c1 = K τ c = 1.2 x 0.86 = 0.432 N/mm
2
Hence section is safe in shear.
Design a rectangular slab of size 5m x 4m which is fixed along the long
edges of S.S along the two short edges. The slab is subjected to the
distributed live load of 4 KN/m2 design the slab for orthotopically
reinforced condition with co-efficient orthotropy µ = 0.7
Soln:
Based on yield line theory for orthotropically reinforced slab fixed along
long edges of S. S along the short edges of subjected to VDL through out,
the ultimate mum M is
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M = Wulx2 / 24 =

,
`

.
|
µ
2
tan
tan φ =

,
`

.
|
α
µ

,
`

.
|
α
µ
+ µ
2 4
5 . 1
2
2
Assume L/d = 28
4000 / d = 28
D = 142.85
Provide eff. Depth d = 150 mm
Effective cover = 20 mm
Overall depth D = 170 mm
Self wt of slab = .0.17 x 25 = 4.25 KN/m
2
L.L = 4 KN/m
2
Floor finish = 0.75 KN/m
2
W = 9 KN/m
2
For 1 m strip, W = 9 KN/m
Wu = 1.5 x 9 = 13.5 KN/m
2
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Α = 4/5 = 0.8
Tan φ = 1.5 (0.7)
Tan = 0.804
M = 8.311 KNm
M = 0.87 fy Ast x d
8.311 x 10
3
= 0.87 x 415 x Ast x 150

,
`

.
|

150 x 1000 x 20
Ast 415
1
Ast = 156.86 mm
2
Ast provided in Longer direction = µ Ast = 0.7 (156.86) = 109.8
Ast min = 0.12% to D = 0.12 / 100 x 1000 x 170
Ast = 204 mm
2
Provide Ast = 204 mm
2
For 8 mm φ , spacking =
246
204
4
10 x
x 1000
2
·
π
Provide 8 mm  @ 240 mm c/c.
Check for shear
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v = Vu/bd
Vu = WuL/ 2 = 13.5 x 4 /2 = 27KN
τ v =
bd
V
u
Rf =
KN 27
2
4 x 5 . 13
2
WuL
· ·
τ c = 0.28 N/mm
2
c1 = K τ c = 1.26 x 0.28 = 0.3528 N/mm
2
v < c1
Hence section is safe in shear
Design a doom for a cylindered water tank of diameter 12.5 m use M20
concrete of Fe 415 steel
Soln:
D = 12.5 m
Rise = 12.5/5 = 2.5m
R2 = (R – r)2 + (D/2)2
R2 = (R – 2.5)2 + (12.5/2)2
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R = 9.06 m
Cos θ = 0.724
The done is subjected to meridonial thorust and hoof force for which the
stress should be within permissible compressive strength of concrete
Assume thickness of slab, t = 100 mm
Self wt = 25 x 0.1 = 2.5 KN/m
2
W = 4.5 KN/m
2
Ast =
3
3
st
o
mm 38 . 603
150
10 x 5 . 90 comp HZ
· ·
σ
Assume 16mm , no of bars =
4
16
x
3 . 603
2
π
Provide 4 nos of 16 mm  bar
Size of ring beam is based on tensile stress of concrete
ct = Ft / Act (m-1) Ast
2.8 = 90.50 x 10
3
/ AC + (13.33-1) 603.3
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Ac = 24886.4 mm
2
Provide ring beam of size 160 x 160 mm
Design a water tank for field base condition for a capacities of 4 lakh
litres height of tanks is 4m. permissible stresses σ
st
= 150 N/mm
2
for M
20
came σ
cbc
= 7 N/mm
2
, j = 0.84, R = 1.16
Soln:-
Capacity 4 x 105 lr = 400 m
3
Ht = 4m
Volume
4 x
4
πd
2
2
d
4 x
4 x 400
·
π
d = 11.28
Provide diameter d = 115.m
Thickness of tank based on emtiral relation.
T min = 30 (4) + 50 = 170 mm
Provide a thickness of 170 mm
Non – dimensional parameter =
18 . 8
79 . 0 x 5 . 11
) 4 (
Dt
4
2 2
· ·
Hoop tension devolor on the 10 all =
T = co-efficient WH D/
2
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BM develop along the W911, Co-eff x WH
3
Reborins tasie 9 of SI = 3370 (Pert IV)
Co-efficient for m x m hoof tension = 0.577
ett . C
Dt
H
2
·
8 = 0.575
10 – 0.608
8.18 – 0.577
For
Dt
H
2
of 8.18 the co-efficient for hoof tension is actions it 0.64

mass – hoop tension, T = 0.577 x 9.81 x 4 x 11.5/2
T = 130.18 KN
Co – efficient for max B.M is taken from table to of IS 3370 (Part IV)
8  0.0146
10  0.0123
8.18  0.0148
Co- efficient of max B.M – 0.0143 actions at 1.04 (at Base)
Moment = Co. efficient x WH
3
= -0.0143 x 9.81 x 4
3
B.M = -8.97 KNm
Transverse Reinforcement:
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Ast =
150
10 x 18 . 130 H
8
st
t
·
σ
Ast = 867.86 mm
2
For 16 mm φ S =
mm 69 . 231
8 . 867
4
16 x
x 1000
2
·
π

Provide 16 mm φ @ 230 mm c/c
Adopt 12 mm φ @ 130 mm c.c
Vertical Steel:- The vertical reinforcement tension for the max. BM 0.8
8.97 KN m by working shows mif
Ast =
sd
M
st
σ
Min – depth, d =
m 127 mm 93 . 87
1000 x 16 . 1
10 x 97 . 8
Rb
M
6
<< · ·
Overall depth of wan, thickness = 170 mm
Adopiting a clear cover of 25 mm
D = 170 – 25 – 12/2 – 12
D = 127 mm
Ast =
2
6
mm 55 . 560
127 x 84 . 0 x 150
10 x 97 . 8
·
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For 12mm, S =
mm 77 . 201
5 . 560
4
12 x
x 1000
2
·
π

Provide 12 mm  @ 200 mm c/c.
Min. reinforcement Ast min = 0.3 % C.S
= *****
A
st min
= 510 mm
2
< A
st rerd
.
Design of base slab:
Assume 150 mm thick base slab, provide 0.3% of C/S as
reinforcement along both the faces.
Ast =
2
mm 450 150 x 1000 x
100
3 . 0
·
For 8 mm, S =
mm 70 . 111
450
4
8 x
x 1000
2
·
π
Provide 8 mm @ 200 mm c/c both base along both faces.
Provide haunch of side 150 x 150 mm with min. steel of 8 mm @ 200
mm C/C along the face of the haunch
Figure ****
TUTORIAL
Design a rectangular water tanks of size 4m x 7m with height 3.5m
use M20 concrete of Fe – 415 steel. Design constant j = 0.053 R = 1.32
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IS 3370 (Part II) 1984
Soln:-
L x B  7m x 4m
L/B = 7/4 = 1.75 x2
H = 3.5 m
h = H/4 or 1
m 1 or 875 . 0
4
5 . 3
· ·
h = 1 m
P = p (H-h) = 9.81 (3.5 – 7)
P = 24.53 KN/m
2
To find the final moment at the junction of lons will & short will based
on the FEM & D.F. Moment distribution is done
For any joint, D.F =
2
2
1
1
1 1
L
I
L
I
L / I
F . D
+
·
FEM M
FAB
=
KNm 70 . 32
12
4 x 53 . 24
12
PB
2 2
· ·
M
=
KNm 16 . 100
12
7 x 53 . 24
12
82
2 2
· ·
AB
Member
A
int Jo
F . D
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2
2
1
1
2 2
2
2
1
1
1 1
L
I
L
I
L / I
L
I
L
I
L / I
F . D
+ +
36 . 0
7
1
4
1
7 / 1
611 . 0
7
1
4
1
4 / 1
·
+
·
+
Joint Member
D.F 0.64 0.36
FIM -32.70 100.16
B.M -43.17 -24.28
Total -75.87 KNm 75.88 KNm
Fixed B.M is 75.88 KNm
Free B.M (For B.M)
a) Along shorter direction =
KNm 06 . 49
8
4 x 53 . 24
8
PB
2 2
· ·
b) Longer direction =
KNm 24 . 150
8
7 x 53 . 24
8
PL
2 2
· ·
resultant B.M at the mid span is
a) Short will == -75.88 to 49.06 = -26.82 KNm
b) Long will = -75.88 + 150.24 = 74.36 KNm
At support = 75.88 KNm
The will is design for me max B.M of for
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M max = 75.88 KNm
Reinforcement details:
A
st L
=
st
2
st
L
P
id
x P M
σ
+
σ

A
st B
=
st
B
st
b
P
id
x P M
σ
+
σ

P
L
= P x B/2 = 24.53 x 4/2 = 49.06 KN
P
B
= P x L/2 = 24.53 x 7/2 = 85.86 KN
X = D/2 – eff.cover
Providing a clear cover of 25 mm of bar 10 φ mm
Eff.cover = 25 x 10/2 = 30 mm
d =
mm 75 . 239
1000 x 32 . 1
10 88 . 75
Rb
M
6
· ·
provide d = 240 mm
overall depth, D = 240 + 30 = 270 mm

thickness of will is 270 mm
X =
30
2
270

X = 105 mm
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A
st L
=
150
10 x 06 . 49
240 x 853 . 0 x 150
105 x 10 x 86 . 85 10 x 88 . 75
3 3 6
+

A
st L
= 2630.33 mm
2
A
st B
=
150
10 x 86 . 85
240 x 853 . 0 x 150
105 x 10 x 86 . 85 10 x 88 . 75
3 3 6
+

A
st 8
= 2749.83 mm
2
Provide 20mm φ bar, S =
mm 43 . 119
33 . 2630
4
20 x
x 1000
2
·
π

Provide 20 mm φ @ 110 mm c/c
Since the thickness is greater than 200mm, the reinforcement is placed
alogn both forces.

Along transverse direction (HZ) provide
20 mm φ @ 220mm c/c along both faces in the short well & long wall.
Vertical Reinforcement
For the cantilever action, moment develop is
6
2 x 5 . 3 x 21 . 9
6
PHh
2 2
·
M = 5.723 KN-m
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Ast min:-
0.3 % c/s for 100 mm of
0.2% C/S for 450 mm

for 270 mm  0.251% C/S
A
st min
=
270 1000 x
100
251 . 0
= 677.7 mm
2
For 10mm φ , S =
mm 87 . 115
7 . 677
4
10 x
x 1000
2
·
π

Provide 10mm  @ 220 mm C/C as vertical reinforcement along both
the faces the taks for long will and short will.
Design of Base slab:-
Assuming a thickness of 150 mm min. slab is provided for the base
slab. Since it is resting on firm ground.
Ast min =
2
mm 450 150 x 100 x
1000
3 . 0
·
= 450mm
2
For 8mm φ S =
mm 7 . 111
450
4
8 x
x 1000
2
·
π
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Provide 8 mm φ @ 220 mm C/C along both ways along both faces
Provide a layer of lean mix (M10) for a thickness of 75 mm below base
slab.
Figure **************
cantilevered from the R.C wall given riser is 150 mm and trend is
300mm. width if flight is 1.5m. design a typical cantilever tread slab. Any
live load for over crowing. Use M
20
concrete of Fe. 250 steel.
Soln:-
Given
R = 159 mm, T= 300 mm, w = 1.5 m M
20
9 F
e
250
i) self wt = 0.15 x 25 x 0.3 = 1.125 KN/m
ii) floor finish = 0.6 x 0.3 = 1.125 KN/m
B.M
D.L
=
KNm 46 . 1
2
5 . 1 x 5 . 13
2
·
Live load moment is a minimum of
i) UDL due to live load on stair (for over providing case) W
L
= 5 KN/m
2
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Figure *************
B.M LL
1
=
2
5 . 1 x 5 . 1
2
B.M LL
2
= 1.3 x 1.5 = 1.95 KN
Maximum of B.M LL = 1.9 KN m
Total BM = BM DL + B.D LL = 1.46 + 19.5
= 3.41 KNm.
Factored B.M = 1.5 x 3.41 = 5.12 KNm
Assume clear covet of 15 mm & 12mm  bar.
d = 150 – 15 – 12/2 = 129 mm
M
u
= 0.87 fy A
st
d

,
`

.
|

td Fck
Ast f
1
y
5.12 x 10
6
– 0.87 x 250 x Ast x 129

,
`

.
|

129 x 300 x 20
Ast 250
1
A
st
= 194.73 mm
2
n =
nos 3 say 47 . 2
4
10 x
194373
ast
Ast
2
·
π
·
provide 3 nos of 10 mm bar
Distribution steel:-
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A
st
min = 0.15% & D =
150 x 300 x
100
15 . 0
= 67.5 mm
2
S =
mm 744
5 . 67
4
8 x
x 1000
2
·
π
Provide 8 mm  @ 300 mm C/C
Check for shear:-
d
u
v
b
V
· τ
V
DL
= 1.3.5 x 1.5 = 1.959 KN
V
LL1
= 1.5 x 1.5 = 2.25 KN
VLL2 = 1.3 KN
Max V
LL
2.25 KN
Total V
u
= 2.25 + 1.958 = 4.208 KN
Factored V
u
= 1.5 x 4.208 = 6.31 KN
v
=
2
mm / N 168 .. 0
129 x 300
10 x 31 . 6
·

τ
c
= 0.48 N/mm
2
K = 1.3 from table
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T
c
1
= K T
c
= 1.3 x 0.48 = 0.624 N/mm
2
τ
c
2.8/2 = 1.4 N/mm
2
τ
v
x 
c
x τ
c
mm
Hence safe in shear
Ld =
mm 15 . 453
2 . 1 x 4
250 x 87 . 0 x 10
bd 4
3
· ·
τ
σ φ
Design a suitable countertor reintaining way to support a leveled back till
of height 7.5m above g.L on the toe side. Assume good soil for the
foundation at a desm of 1.5m below G.L the SBC of soil is 170 KN/m2
with unit weight as 16KN/m3. The angle of internal friction is = 300
the co-efficient of friction b/w the soil and concrete is 0.5 use M25
concrete and Fe 415 steel.
Soln:-
Figure **************
Minimum depth of foundation = ***
= ***
Depth of foundation = 1.5 m
Height of wall = 7.5 + 1.5 = 9m
Thickness of had and stem = 5% of 9m = 0.45m ** 0.5.
Thickness of toe slab = 8% of 9 m = 0.72 m.
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