Reinforcement in beam

Why do we provide extra reinfocement bars at the end portion of beam?and how we can calculate the amount of reinfocement?

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  • Nov 25th, 2014

To counter the Toque

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  • Dec 11th, 2014

At the end of the beam there will be a hogging moment due to the resistance by the fixed supports hence steel being good in tension is placed in both upper as well as lower ends

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Shaik majeed

  • Dec 13th, 2014

To counter act the maximum bending moment at the top

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Amanat Said

  • Dec 19th, 2014

because at the supports normally share force accrued, so extra bars provided on ends to minimize the sharing.

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Anyanwu Chibuike

  • Feb 7th, 2015

For stability and proper distribution of load and stress

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uma shankar sahu

  • Feb 10th, 2015

Because end portion of beam shearforce is And in middle is zero

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Shaik Salman

  • Feb 24th, 2015

the end zone is shear zone thats y we r providing a extra bar at end of the beams.

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