How To Perform Reinforced Concrete Design Of A Square Tie Column

Today's exclusive tutorial is proudly presented by the youtuber SL Khan. In this tutorial the author nicely presents the details of designing a square shaped reinforced concrete column. This design is done on the basis of the ACI codes.

The basic necessities according to the ACI-318 for columns are as follows:

The first and foremost thing before designing is the right percentage of longitudinal steel. It should not be less than 1% not more than 8%.

To get the perfect shape (rectangular or circular ties) at least four longitudinal bars must be used.

In case of spiral ties at least six longitudinal bars should be used.

Watch the step by step demonstration as shown in the videos below.

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Design of a Square reinforced concrete column