MINIMUM REINFORCEMENT ACI350.

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1- Minimum reinforcement of flexural members (Section 10.5 of ACI 350.06)

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Asmin 6.2 7.9 9.7 11.4 13.2 15 16.7 18.5 20.2 22

NB: If (As provided =4/3 As required)( As required by analysis for required strength U, not including the
environmental durability factor Sd.) , so no need to use Asmin (Eq10-3) of section 10.5

2- Minimum reinforcement For Wall (Section 14.3 of ACI 350.06)

 Minimum ratio of vertical reinforcement area to gross concrete area shall be 0.0030

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Asmin(gross area ) 7,5 9 10,5 12 13,5 15 16,5 18 19,5 21
Asmin(each face ) 3,75 4,5 5,25 6 6,75 7,5 8,25 9 9,75 10,5

3- Shrinkage and temperature reinforcement (Section 7.12 of ACI 350.06)

Minimum ratio of Shrinkage and temperature reinforcement area to gross concrete area shall be
0.0050

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Asmin(gross area ) 12,5 15 17,5 20 22,5 25 27,5 30
Asmin(each face ) 6,25 7,5 8,75 10 11,25 12,5 13,75 15