Side Reinforcement in Beams (Beams: IS 456)

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To control cracking in beams with a total depth ˃ 750mm, side bars are provided in the side faces of the beam.1

Minimum total area of side face reinforcement of beam, Asb,min      

Asb,min

= 

0.001*Ac

Where

 

 

Ac

=

the web area of the beam

 

=

b*h (For rectangular section)

 

=

bv*h (For flanged section)

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Asb,min shall be distributed equally on two faces at a spacing not exceeding 300 mm or web thickness whichever is less.

 

Parent topic                

  Beam Design to IS 456

 

 

1.    IS 456 : 2000 26.5.1.3