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Address of Project Project No.: 15-0001


Architect Designed: b
Reinforced Masonry Pier MP13
REINFORCED MASONRY PIER V5.00 Demo User

Geometry: 3000mm high, 540mm wide x 540mm long Refer Preview


Block: 15.01 Hollow block
Reinf't: 4-N20 in grouted blocks and central void (20 MPa Grout)
Capacity: Nc* = 135.0kN < øFd = 1573.3kN OK (0.09)
Mx* = 36.5kNm < øMx = 77.0kNm (Bending about axis parallel to x face) OK (0.47)
My* = 0.0kNm < øMy = 77.0kNm (Bending about axis parallel to y face)
Geometry
Reinforcement = 4-N20 in grouted blocks and central void
Height (H) = 3000 mm Bar size (Dia) = 20 mm
No. Units for length = 1.5 Units Reinf't yield strength (fsy) = 500 MPa
No. units for width = 1.5 Units No bar columns = 2
Cover to bar column from edge (dsy) = 170 mm
Length (L) = 540 mm Depth to bar column from edge (dty) = 360 mm
Width (W) = 540 mm No. of bar rows = 2
Cover to bar row from edge (dsx) = 170 mm
Depth to bar row (dtx) = 360 mm
Ad = 291600 mm²
Total Steel Area (As) = 1257 mm²
As.min (0.2%*Ad) = 583 mm² Cl 8.5(c)
Loadings

Dead load comp. (Ndl) = 50.0 kN (Excluding self weight)


Live load comp. (Nll) = 50.0 kN
Nc* = 1.2*Ndl+1.5*Nll = 135.0 kN
Pier S.Wt = 19.2 kN (based on 22kN/m³)
Moment calculation (about x axis) = C (C)ap,(F)ace,(M)anual
Bending about x axis Mx* = Nc*(Wy/2) = 36.5 kNm Manual (Mx*) = 36.5 kNm
Bending about y axis (My*) = 0.0 kNm

Hollow block properties

Block unit
Masonry unit = 15.01
Block type = H (S)olid, (H)ollow
Thickness of unit (tu) = 140 mm Compressive strength
Height of unit (hu) = 190 mm Char. comp. strength of unit (f'uc) = 15.0 MPa
Length of unit (lu) = 390 mm Compressive strength factor (km) = 1.6 Table 3.1
Shell Thickness (ts) = 25 mm Char. comp. strength (f'mb = km*√f'uc) = 6.2 MPa - Cl 3.3.2(a)(i)
Self Weight (/m²) = 1.73 kN/m² Joint thickness factor (kh) = 1.30 Table 3.2
AAC masonry = N (Y)es,(N)o Compressive strength (f'm=kh*f'mb) = 8.06 MPa - Cl 3.3.2(a)
Density of block = 2400 kg/m³

Grouting
Grout strength (f'c) = 20 MPa
Design comp. strength of grout (f'cg) = 19.5 MPa Cl 3.5
Grout strength factor (kc) = 1.4 Cl 8.5 ρ>2000kg/m³ = 1.4, 1.2 otherwise

Design Compressive Capacity - Cl 8.5

Slenderness limits
Reinforced tr ≥ H/(cv=30) ≥ 100 mm Cl 4.6.3(b)

Slenderness ratio (Sr=(av=1)*H/[(kt=1)*min(L & W)]) = 5.56 Cl 7.3.4.3(c)


ks = min(1,1.18-0.03*Sr) = 1.00
Strength reduction factor (ø) = 0.75 Reinforced - Table 4.1(b)
Compressive strength (f'm) = 8.06 MPa - Cl 3.3.2
Bedded area (Ab) = 98000 mm²
Interior grout core area (Agi) = 67600 mm²
Cores grout area (Agc) = 126000 mm²
Masonry contribution (Fd1 = f'm*Ab) = 789.9 kN
Grout contribution (Fd2 = kc*√(f'cg/1.3)*Ag) = 1049.7 kN
Reinforcement contribution (Fd3 = fsy*As) = 628.3 kN

Compressive capacity (øFdo = ø*ks*(Fd1 + Fd2 + Fd3)) = 1850.9 kN


Combined bending and compressive capacity (øFd=0.85*øFdo) = 1573.3 kN - Cl 8.11 OK (0.09)

Design Vertical Bending Capacity - Cl 8.6

Capacity about X axis - øMdx


Depth to steel from x face (dtx) = 360 mm
Max. Asdx = (0.29*1.3*f'm*L*dtx)/fsy = 1181 mm²
Design Asdx = 628 mm²
Strength reduction factor (ø) = 0.75 Reinforced - Table 4.1(b)
øMdx = ø*fsy*Asdx*dtx*(1-0.6*fsy*Asdx/(1.3*fm*L*dtx)) = 77.0 kNm OK (0.47)

Capacity about Y axis - øMdy


Depth to steel from y face (dty) = 360 mm
Max. Asdy = (0.29*1.3*f'm*W*dty)/fsy = 1181 mm²
Design Asdy = 628 mm²
øMdy = ø*fsy*Asdy*dty*(1-0.6*fsy*Asdy/(1.3*f'm*W*dty)) = 77.0 kNm
Notes:

Reinforcement in core:
Has core = Yes
dsy.c = 260 mm (Central in pier)
dsx.c = 260 mm (Central in pier)
dsy.c = 60 mm (Central in block)
dsx.c = 60 mm (Central in block)

Bending notation:
Bending in length direction is considered
bending about the major axis
Grout strength:
f'cg ≥ 12MPa - Cl 11.7.3
f'cg = min(f'c, 1.3*f'uc) - Cl 3.5