Size of Reinforcement Required for RCC Members

Size of reinforcement required for RCC Members is important one. Different size and quantity of reinforcement is required for different RCC members in buildings. Quantity of reinforcement per cubic meter and its suitable sizes for different reinforced concrete construction is discussed.

S.No RCC Member Quantity in kg/m3 Size of reinforcement required
1 Column footings 75 10mm or 12mm
2 Grade beams 100 12mm, 16mm – 85%

Stirrups – 6mm or 8mm – 15%

3 Plinth beams 125 8mm diameter – 85%

Stirrups – 6mm – 15%

4 Columns 225 16mm, 20mm and 25mm – 90%

Ties – 6mm or 8mm – 10%

5 Lintel beam 125 12mm, 16mm dia – 85%

Stirrups – 6mm or 8mm – 15%

6 Sunshades 60 8mm dia – 75%

Distributer – 6mm – 25%

7 Canopy slab upto 2.0m span 125 10mm dia – 80%

Distributor bars – 6mm or 8mm – 20%

8 Staircase waist slab 150 12 or 16mm dia – 80%

Distributor 8mm dia – 15%

9 Roof slab
One way slab 80 8mm dia – 70%

Distributor – 6mm – 30%

Two way slab 100 8mm dia – 100%
Square slab – 4m to 6m size 150 10 – 12mm dia – 100%
10 Main beams above 6m 250 20mm. 16mm, 12mm – 80 – 85%

Stirrups – 8mm – 15 – 20%

 

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