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STRUCTURAL DESIGN CALCULATION

Date : 02-Apr-16
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a) Material Proerties

fcu : 40 MPa (28 days compressive cube strength of concrete)


fy : 500 MPa (Characteristic steel strength)
3
wc : 25 kN/m (unit wt. of concrete)
Ec : K0+0.2fcu,28 (Modulus of elasticity of concrete) (BS 8110-2 Sec.7.2)
: 28000 MPa
0.5 Ec : 14000 MPa (Considered value for crack width calculation)
Es : 2.E+05 MPa (Modulus of elasticity of steel)
n : 14.3 (Modular ratio)

b) Section Proerties
Width b : 1000 mm
height h : 300 mm
effective depth d : 242 mm
Clear cover to main bar (not to links)
C : 40 mm
2
Area of steel As : 565 mm
bar dia : 12 mm
bar spacing S : 125 mm

Distance from the point considered to the surface of nearest longitudinal bar
acr : (62.5^2 + 46^2) - 6
: 71.6 mm

c) Loading Details
Maximum un factored BM at the cross section
Ms : 24.9 kNm
STRUCTURAL DESIGN CALCULATION

Date : 02-Apr-16
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d) Crack Width
Allowable crack width : 0.1 mm

percentage of steel available


: 565.49/(1000 x 242) n : 14.3
: 0.0023
depth of neutral axis
2 0.5
x : d . [-n + (n ) + 2 n ) ]
: 54.97 mm
Stress in reinforcement
fs : Ms/[As (d - x/3)]
: 196.7 MPa
Stress in concrete
fc : fs As/[0.5 b x)]
: 4.046 MPa
Strain at soffit of concrete section
1 : fs Es (h-x)/(d-x)
: 0.0013
average strain at the level where the cracking is being considered

( )( )
= (BS 8110-2 equation-13)
3 ( )
where,
: 0.0003 a' : 300 mm

Design surface crack width


3
= (BS 8110-2 equation-12)
1 + 2( )

wc : 0.06 mm
< 0.1 mm, Hence o.k.