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# 1. (a) Define the design load and design stress in Working stress method?

(b) Calculate the balanced moment of resistance of a rectangular beam whose breath
is 300mm, effective depth is 500 mm and reinforced with 4 bars of 20mm
diameter? Use M20, Fe250
(c) Design of singly reinforced rectangular beam to carry the design moment = 100 k-
Nm using M25 concrete and Fe415 grade of steel. Use b = 300mm, d = 700mm as
preliminary dimensions. Use cbc = 8.5N/mm2 and st = 230N/mm2

2. (a) Define the design load and design stress in Ultimate load method?
(b) A reinforced concrete beam 350 mm wide by 600 mm effective depth. Calculate
the balanced/limiting area of steel? Use M20, Fe415
(c) Design doubly reinforced (Find area of steel) beam to carry a design moment of
200 k-Nm using M20 concrete and Fe250 grade of steel. Use b = 350mm,
d = 600mm and D = 650mm. Use cbc = 7N/mm2 and st = 140N/mm2.
3. (a) Define the design load and design stress in Limit state method?
(b) Calculate the actual depth of neutral axis for the rectangular beam section 300mm
wide by 600mm effective depth and reinforced with 4 bars of 20mm diameter.
Use M20, Fe250
(c) Design of singly reinforced rectangular beam to carry the design moment of 80
k-Nm using M20 concrete and Fe250 grade of steel. Use b = 300mm, d = 600mm
as preliminary dimensions. Use cbc = 7N/mm2 and st = 140N/mm2

## 4. (a) State the assumptions in the Working stress method?

(b) Calculate the balanced moment of resistance of a section for 300mm wide by
500mm effective depth. Use M25, Fe415
(c) Design doubly reinforced beam (Find area of steel) to carry a design moment of
150 k-Nm using M25 concrete and Fe415 grade of steel. Use b = 300 mm,
d = 500 mm and D = 550 mm. Use cbc = 8.5N/mm2 and st = 230N/mm2
1. (a) Define modular ratio?
(b) Write the application of modular ratio?
(c) Design a reinforced concrete beam subjected to a bending moment of 20 kN-m.
Use M15 concrete, Fe250 steel. Take breadth of section is half of the effective
depth.

2. (a) Define the minimum amount of steel required in a beam section? Why?
(b) Sketch the stress-strain distribution curves for doubly reinforced beam?
(c) Design doubly reinforced beam (Find area of steel) to carry a design moment of
300 kN-m using M25 concrete and Fe415 grade of steel. Use b = 350mm,
d = 600mm and D = 650mm. Use cbc = 8.5N/mm2 and st = 230N/mm2
3. (a) Draw the stress-strain curves for mild steel and concrete?
(b) Sketch the stress-strain distribution curves for singly reinforced beam?
(c) Derive the expression for kb & j and moment of resistance of a singly reinforced
rectangular beam?
4. (a) Define the Factor of safety?
(b) Write the factor of safety values for concrete and steel in working stress method?
(c) Derive the expression for limiting percentage of steel? Find the balanced/limiting
area of steel required for a singly reinforced rectangular section of 300mm wide
by 500mm effective depth? Use M20, Fe250
1. (a) Define stress and strain?
(b) When the loads are applied on a body, which develops first among the stress and
strain? Discuss briefly?
(c) A rectangular beam with b = 500mm and d = 900mm is reinforced with 4 Nos
20mm diameter bar in tension. Find the stress in concrete and steel if design
moment= 250 kN-m. Use M25, Fe415.
2. (a) What do you understand by the words brittle and ductile?
(b) Give some examples for brittle and ductile materials? Briefly discuss their uses in
construction.
(c) Design a rectangular section exactly balanced for a beam to carry a bending
moment of 150 kN-m, if permissible stresses be cbc = 7 N/mm2, st = 140 N/mm2
and modular ratio m = 280/(3cbc).
3. (a) Define under-reinforced, balanced sections and over-reinforced sections?
(b) For a rectangular beam section of width b mm and effective depth d mm. Take
grade of concrete M20, grade of steel Fe250. What is the limiting depth of
neutral axis?
(c) Design a singly reinforced concrete section to carry a bending moment of 200
kN-m. Use M25 grade concrete and Fe415 grade of steel. Use b = 350mm and
d = 600mm. Calculate the actual stresses in concrete and steel?

4. (a) What is the difference between singly and doubly reinforced concrete sections
(b) When does doubly reinforced concrete section preferred? Explain briefly?
(c) Design doubly reinforced beam (Find area of steel) to carry a design moment of
150 kN-m using M20 concrete and Fe250 grade of steel. Use b = 300mm,
d = 500mm and D = 550mm. Use cbc = 7N/mm2 and st = 140N/mm2?

1. Design a simply supported RC slab for a roof of hall 3.58m (inside dimensions) with 250mm wall all
around. Assume a live load of 4 kN/m2 and floor finishes 1 kN/m2. Use M20 and Fe415
2. Design the one-way continuous slab of below figure subjected to uniformly distributed imposed
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loads of 5 kN/m2 using M 20 and Fe 415. The load of floor finish is 1 kN/m . The span dimensions
shown in the figure are effective spans. The width of beams at the support is 300 mm.

3. Design a RC slab 5.54.0m simply supported on all four sides. It has to carry a characteristic live load
8 kN/m2. Use M20 and Fe415. Exposure condition to environment is mild.
4. Design a RC slab 4.05.0m of one short edge continuous (Case 2). It has to carry a characteristic live
load 4 kN/m2. Use M20 and Fe415.
5. Define one way slab? Explain the types of one way slab based on their support conditions?
6. Define one way slab? Explain the types of one way slab based on their support conditions?
1. Design a simply supported one way slab over a clear span of 3.5 m. It carries a live load of 4 kN/m2
and floor finish of 1.5 kN/m2. The width of supporting wall is 230 mm. Adopt M- 20 concrete & Fe-
415 steel.
2. Design a RC slab 64.0m simply supported on all four sides. It has to carry a characteristic live load
8 kN/m2. Use M20 and Fe415. Exposure condition to environment is mild.
3. Design a continuous one way slab having three equal spans of 3 m each. It carries a live load of 2.5
kN/m2. Adopt M- 15 & Fe-415 steel.
4. Design a R.C Slab for a room measuring 6.5mX5m. The slab is cast monolithically over the beams
with corners held down (case 9). The width of the supporting beam is 230 mm. The slab carries
superimposed load of 4.5kN/m2. Use M-20 concrete and Fe-500 Steel.
5. Explain briefly about one way slab? Draw the curtailment details diagram for one way slab?
6. Explain briefly about two way slabs? Draw the curtailment details diagram for two way slab?
1. Design a simply supported one-way roof slab for a room 83.5 m clear in size if the superimposed
load is 5 kN/m2. Use M15 and Fe415.
2. Design a two-way slab for a room 5.54 m clear in size if the superimposed load is 5 kN/m2. Use
M15 and Fe415. Assume edges are simply supported and corners are not held down.
3. A hall in a building of clear dimension 14.10 mX9.7 m is to be provided a floor consisting of a
continuous slab cast monolithically with 300 mm wide beams spaced at 3.6 m c/c and supported on
300 mm wall at ends. The floor is to support a live load of 3 kN/m2, Partition load of 1.0 kN/m2 and
finishes at 1.0 kN/m2. Design the continuous slab taking M-20 grade of concrete and Fe-415 steel.
4. Design a R.C. slab for a room measuring 5mx6m size. The slab is simply supported on all the four
edges, with corners held down and carries a super-imposed load of 3 KN/m2 inclusive of floor finish
etc. Use M20 grade of concrete and Fe 415 grade of steel.
5. State span to depth ratios of one-way slabs for different support conditions to be considered for the
control of deflection. State the minimum amounts of reinforcing bars to be provided in slabs?

6. State span to depth ratios of two-way slabs for different support conditions to be considered for the
control of deflection? Explain minimum amount of distribution steel required in slab?

1. A Singly reinforced rectangular section of 200mm wide and 400mm effective depth
reinforced with 4 bars of 20mm diameter mild steel bars. The concrete used is M15. Find
the ultimate moment of resistance of the beam? If 3 bars of 20mm is used, calculate the
moment of resistance of section?

2. Design a balanced singly reinforced concrete beam section for an applied moment of 60
kN-m. The width of the beams is limited to 175mm. Use M20 and Fe415

3. A doubly reinforced rectangular beam has a width of 300mm and effective depth of 500mm. The
beam is reinforced with 2200mm2 of steel in tension and 628 mm2 of steel in compression. The
effective cover for compression steel is 50mm. Assume that both tension and compression steel yield.
Calculate the moment of resistance of section? Use M20 and Fe250.

4. A concrete beam has 350mm by 700mm effective depth. Design the beam if it is subjected to a
superimposed bending moment of 400 kN-m. Use Fe415 and M20. Take d is 50mm.

5. A T-beam with effective width of flange 740mm; effective depth 400mm; width of web 240mm;
depth of flange is 100mm; reinforced with 4 bars of 20mm diameter mild steel bars with M20 concrete.
Find the ultimate moment of resistance of the section?

6. Design a T-beam which has following data: Width of flange 750mm, Breadth of beam 250mm,
Effective depth 500mm, Thickness of flange 90mm, Applied moment 130 kN-m. Use M20, Fe415.

1. A singly reinforced section of 300mm by 450mm effective is reinforced with 3 bars of 16mm of
Fe415 grade steel bars is made of M20 grade concrete. Find the moment of resistance of the
section?

2. Design a balanced singly reinforced concrete beam section for an applied moment of 100 kN-m.
The width of the beams is limited to 200mm. Use M20 and Fe415

3. A doubly reinforced rectangular beam has a width of 250mm and effective depth of 500mm. The
beam is reinforced with 2000mm2 of steel in tension and 700 mm2 of steel in compression. The
effective cover for compression steel is 50mm. Assume that both tension and compression steel
yield. Calculate the moment of resistance of section? Use M20 and Fe415.

4. Design the reinforcement for reinforced concrete beam 300mm wide and 400mm deep of grade
M20 to resist an ultimate moment of 150 kN-m, using mild steel bars of grade Fe250.

5. Find the moment of resistance of an existing T-beam having the following data: width of flange
740mm, effective depth 400mm, width of web 240mm, depth of flange 100mm, and 5 bars of 20mm
diameter. Use M15, Fe 250.
6. DA reinforced concrete T-beam has the following data: Width of flange 1600mm, Effective depth
F350mm, Thickness of flange 105mm, width of web is 250mm. Determine limiting moment of
Gresistance of section. Use M20, Fe415.

1. A singly reinforced rectangular concrete beam has a width of 150mm and an effective depth
350mm. Calculate the limiting value of the moment of resistance of the beam? Use M20, Fe415.

2. Design a balanced singly reinforced concrete beam section for an applied moment of 80 kN
The width of the beams is limited to 200mm. Use M20 and Fe415

3. A rectangular beam 300mm wide and 600mm effective depth is reinforced with a te
reinforcement of 9000mm2 and compressive reinforcement of 3000mm2. The compre
reinforcement has an effective cover of 50mm. Determine the ultimate moment of resistance. Use
and Fe250.

4. Design the reinforcement for reinforced concrete beam 300mm wide and 500mm deep of grade
to resist an ultimate moment of 160 kN-m., using mild steel bars of grade Fe250.

5. Find the moment of resistance of an existing T-beam having the following data: width of f
840mm, effective depth 500mm, width of web 340, depth of flange 100mm, and 5 bars of 2
diameter. Use M20, Fe 250

6. A reinforced concrete T-beam has the following data: Width of flange 1400mm, Effective
300mm, Thickness of flange 100mm, width of web is 200mm. Determine limiting mome
resistance of section. Use M20, Fe250.