Design properties for concrete shall be selected to be in accordance with Chapter 19.

Design properties for steel reinforcement shall be selected to be in accordance with Chapter 20.

Materials, design, and detailing requirements for embedments in concrete shall be in accordance with 20.7.

In prestressed beams, buckling of thin webs and flanges shall be considered. If there is intermittent contact between prestressed reinforcement and an oversize duct, member buckling between contact points shall be considered.

For T-beam flanges where the primary flexural slab reinforcement is parallel to the longitudinal axis of the beam, reinforcement in the flange perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the beam shall be in accordance with 7.5.2.3.

For torsional design according to 22.7, the overhanging flange width used to calculate

**,***A*_{cp}**, and***A*_{g}**shall be in accordance with (a) and (b):***p*_{cp}For nonprestressed beams not supporting or attached to partitions or other construction likely to be damaged by large deflections, overall beam depth

**shall satisfy the limits in Table 9.3.1.1, unless the calculated deflection limits of 9.3.2 are satisfied.***h***Table 9.3.1.1â€”Minimum depth of nonprestressed beams**

Support condition | Minimum h^{[1]} |
---|---|

Simply supported | â„“/16 |

One end continuous | â„“/18.5 |

Both ends continuous | â„“/21 |

Cantilever | â„“/8 |

^{[1]}Expressions applicable for normalweight concrete and

*f*= 60,000 psi. For other cases, minimum

_{y}*h*shall be modified in accordance with 9.3.1.1.1 through 9.3.1.1.3, as appropriate.

For

**other than 60,000 psi, the expressions in Table 9.3.1.1 shall be multiplied by***f*_{y}**(0.4 +**.*f*/100,000)_{y}For nonprestressed beams made of lightweight concrete having

**in the range of 90 to 115 lb/ft***w*_{c}^{3}, the expressions in Table 9.3.1.1 shall be multiplied by the greater of (a) and (b):(a)

**1.65 â€” 0.005***w*_{c}(b)

**1.09**For nonprestressed composite beams made of a combination of lightweight and normalweight concrete, shored during construction, and where the lightweight concrete is in compression, the modifier of 9.3.1.1.2 shall apply.

Required strength shall be calculated in accordance with the factored load combinations in Chapter 5.

Required strength shall be calculated in accordance with the analysis procedures in Chapter 6.

For beams built integrally with supports,

**at the support shall be permitted to be calculated at the face of support.***V*_{u}Sections between the face of support and a critical section located

**from the face of support for nonprestressed beams and***d***from the face of support for prestressed beams shall be permitted to be designed for***h*/2**at that critical section if (a) through (c) are satisfied:***V*_{u}(a) Support reaction, in direction of applied shear, introduces compression into the end region of the beam

(c) No concentrated load occurs between the face of support and critical section

Unless determined by a more detailed analysis, it shall be permitted to take the torsional loading from a slab as uniformly distributed along the beam.

For beams built integrally with supports,

**at the support shall be permitted to be calculated at the face of support.***T*_{u}Sections between the face of support and a critical section located

**from the face of support for nonprestressed beams or***d***from the face of support for prestressed beams shall be permitted to be designed for***h*/2**at that critical section unless a concentrated torsional moment occurs within this distance. In that case, the critical section shall be taken at the face of the support.***T*_{u}For each applicable factored load combination, design strength at all sections shall satisfy

**Ï•**including (a) through (d). Interaction between load effects shall be considered.*S*â‰¥_{n}*U*(a)

**Ï•***M*â‰¥_{n}*M*_{u}(b)

**Ï•***V*â‰¥_{n}*V*_{u}(c)

**Ï•***T*â‰¥_{n}*T*_{u}(d)

**Ï•***P*â‰¥_{n}*P*_{u}For prestressed beams, external tendons shall be considered as unbonded tendons in calculating flexural strength, unless the external tendons are effectively bonded to the concrete along the entire length.

If

**, where***T*< Ï•_{u}*T*_{th}**is given in 22.7, it shall be permitted to neglect torsional effects. The minimum reinforcement requirements of 9.6.4 and the detailing requirements of 9.7.5 and 9.7.6.3 need not be satisfied.***T*_{th}Longitudinal and transverse reinforcement required for torsion shall be added to that required for the

**,***V*_{u}**, and***M*_{u}**that act in combination with the torsion.***P*_{u}For prestressed beams, the total area of longitudinal reinforcement,

**and***A*_{s}**, at each section shall be designed to resist***A*_{ps}**at that section, plus an additional concentric longitudinal tensile force equal to***M*_{u}**, based on***A*_{â„“}f_{y}**at that section.***T*_{u}It shall be permitted to reduce the area of longitudinal torsional reinforcement in the flexural compression zone by an amount equal to

**, where***M*/(0.9_{u}*df*)_{y}**occurs simultaneously with***M*_{u}**at that section, except that the longitudinal reinforcement area shall not be less than the minimum required in 9.6.4.***T*_{u}For solid sections with an aspect ratio

**, it shall be permitted to use an alternative design procedure, provided the adequacy of the procedure has been shown by analysis and substantial agreement with results of comprehensive tests. The minimum reinforcement requirements of 9.6.4 need not be satisfied, but the detailing requirements of 9.7.5 and 9.7.6.3 apply.***h*/*b*â‰¥ 3_{t}For solid precast sections with an aspect ratio

**, it shall be permitted to use an alternative design procedure and open web reinforcement, provided the adequacy of the procedure and reinforcement have been shown by analysis and substantial agreement with results of comprehensive tests. The minimum reinforcement requirements of 9.6.4 and detailing requirements of 9.7.5 and 9.7.6.3 need not be satisfied.***h*/*b*â‰¥ 4.5_{t}A minimum area of flexural reinforcement,

**, shall be provided at every section where tension reinforcement is required by analysis.***A*_{s,min}For beams with bonded prestressed reinforcement, total quantity of

**and***A*_{s}**shall be adequate to develop a factored load at least 1.2 times the cracking load calculated on the basis of***A*_{ps}**defined in 19.2.3.***f*_{r}For beams with both flexural and shear design strength at least twice the required strength, 9.6.2.1 need not be satisfied.

For beams with unbonded tendons, the minimum area of bonded deformed longitudinal reinforcement

**shall be:***A*_{s,min}A = 0.004_{s,min}A_{ct} | (9.6.2.3) |

where

**is the area of that part of the cross section between the flexural tension face and the centroid of the gross section.***A*_{ct}A minimum area of shear reinforcement,

**, shall be provided in all regions where***A*_{v,min}**except for the cases in Table 9.6.3.1. For these cases, at least***V*> 0.5Ï•_{u}*V*_{c}**shall be provided where***A*_{v,min}**.***V*> Ï•_{u}*V*_{c}**Table 9.6.3.1â€”Cases where**

*A*_{v,mi}_{n}is not required if 0.5Ï•*V*_{c}<*V*_{u}â‰¤ Ï•*V*_{c}Beam type | Conditions |
---|---|

Shallow depth | h â‰¤ 10 in. |

Integral with slab | h â‰¤ greater of 2.5t or 0.5_{f}b_{w}and h â‰¤ 24 in. |

Constructed with steel fiber-reinforced normalweight concrete conforming to 26.4.1.5.1(a), 26.4.2.2(d), and 26.12.5.1(a) and with f' â‰¤ 6000 psi_{c} |
h â‰¤ 24 in.and |

One-way joist system | In accordance with 9.8 |

If shown by testing that the required

*and***M**_{n}**can be developed, 9.6.3.1 need not be satisfied. Such tests shall simulate effects of differential settlement, creep, shrinkage, and temperature change, based on a realistic assessment of these effects occurring in service.***V*_{n}If shear reinforcement is required and torsional effects can be neglected according to 9.5.4.1,

**shall be in accordance with Table 9.6.3.3.***A*_{v,min}**Table 9.6.3.3â€”Required**

*A*_{v,min}Beam type | A/_{v,min}s | |||
---|---|---|---|---|

Nonprestressed and prestressed with A< 0.4(_{ps}f_{se}A + _{ps}f_{pu}A)_{s}f_{y} | Greater of: | (a) | ||

(b) | ||||

Prestressed with Aâ‰¥ 0.4(_{ps}f_{se}A+ _{ps}f_{pu}A)_{s}f_{y} | Lesser of: | Greater of: | (c) | |

(d) | ||||

(e) |

A minimum area of torsional reinforcement shall be provided in all regions where

**in accordance with 22.7.***T*â‰¥ Ï•_{u}*T*_{th}If torsional reinforcement is required, minimum transverse reinforcement

**(**shall be the greater of (a) and (b):*A*+ 2_{v}*A*)_{t}_{min}/*s*(a)

(b)

If torsional reinforcement is required, minimum area of longitudinal reinforcement

**shall be the lesser of (a) and (b):***Aâ„“,min*(a)

(b)

For nonprestressed and Class C prestressed beams, spacing of bonded longitudinal reinforcement closest to the tension face shall not exceed

**given in 24.3.***s*For nonprestressed and Class C prestressed beams with

**exceeding 36 in., longitudinal skin reinforcement shall be uniformly distributed on both side faces of the beam for a distance***h***from the tension face. Spacing of skin reinforcement shall not exceed***h*/2**given in 24.3.2, where***s***is the clear cover from the skin reinforcement to the side face. It shall be permitted to include skin reinforcement in strength calculations if a strain compatibility analysis is made.***c*_{c}Calculated tensile or compressive force in reinforcement at each section of the beam shall be developed on each side of that section.

Critical locations for development of reinforcement are points of maximum stress and points along the span where bent or terminated tension reinforcement is no longer required to resist flexure.

Reinforcement shall extend beyond the point at which it is no longer required to resist flexure for a distance equal to the greater of

**and***d***12**, except at supports of simply-supported spans and at free ends of cantilevers.*d*_{b}Continuing flexural tension reinforcement shall have an embedment length at least

**beyond the point where bent or terminated tension reinforcement is no longer required to resist flexure.***â„“*_{d}Flexural tension reinforcement shall not be terminated in a tension zone unless (a), (b), or (c) is satisfied:

(a)

**at the cutoff point***V*â‰¤ (2/3)Ï•_{u}*V*_{n}(b) For No. 11 bars and smaller, continuing reinforcement provides double the area required for flexure at the cutoff point and

*V*â‰¤ (3/4)Ï•_{u}*V*_{n}Adequate anchorage shall be provided for tension reinforcement where reinforcement stress is not directly proportional to moment, such as in sloped, stepped, or tapered beams, or where tension reinforcement is not parallel to the compression face.

Development of tension reinforcement by bending across the web to be anchored or made continuous with reinforcement on the opposite face of beam shall be permitted.

At simple supports, at least one-third of the maximum positive moment reinforcement shall extend along the beam bottom into the support at least 6 in., except for precast beams where such reinforcement shall extend at least to the center of the bearing length.

At other supports, at least one-fourth of the maximum positive moment reinforcement shall extend along the beam bottom into the support at least 6 in. and, if the beam is part of the primary lateral-load-resisting system, shall be anchored to develop

**at the face of the support.***f*_{y}At simple supports and points of inflection,

**for positive moment tension reinforcement shall be limited such that***d*_{b}**for that reinforcement satisfies (a) or (b). If reinforcement terminates beyond the centerline of supports by a standard hook or a mechanical anchorage at least equivalent to a standard hook, (a) or (b) need not be satisfied.***â„“*_{d}(a)

**if end of reinforcement is confined by a compressive reaction***â„“*â‰¤ (1.3_{d}*M*/_{n}*V*+_{u}*â„“*)_{a}(b)

**if end of reinforcement is not confined by a compressive reaction***â„“*â‰¤ (_{d}*M*/_{n}*V*+_{u}*â„“*)_{a}**is calculated assuming all reinforcement at the section is stressed to**

*M*_{n}**, and**

*f*_{y}**is calculated at the section. At a support,**

*V*_{u}**is the embedment length beyond the center of the support. At a point of inflection,**

*â„“*_{a}**is the embedment length beyond the point of inflection limited to the greater of**

*â„“*_{a}**and**

*d***12**.

*d*_{b}At least one-third of the negative moment reinforcement at a support shall have an embedment length beyond the point of inflection at least the greatest of

**,***d***12**, and*d*_{b}**.***â„“*/16_{n}External tendons shall be attached to the member in a manner that maintains the specified eccentricity between the tendons and the concrete centroid through the full range of anticipated member deflections.

If nonprestressed reinforcement is required to satisfy flexural strength, the detailing requirements of 9.7.3 shall be satisfied.

Post-tensioned anchorage zones shall be designed and detailed in accordance with 25.9.

Post-tensioning anchorages and couplers shall be designed and detailed in accordance with 25.8.

Length of deformed reinforcement required by 9.6.2.3 shall be in accordance with (a) and (b):

(a) At least

**in positive moment areas and be centered in those areas***â„“*/3_{n}(b) At least

**on each side of the face of support in negative moment areas***â„“*/6_{n}If torsional reinforcement is required, longitudinal torsional reinforcement shall be distributed around the perimeter of closed stirrups that satisfy 25.7.1.6 or hoops with a spacing not greater than 12 in. The longitudinal reinforcement shall be inside the stirrup or hoop, and at least one longitudinal bar or tendon shall be placed in each corner.

Longitudinal torsional reinforcement shall have a diameter at least 0.042 times the transverse reinforcement spacing, but not less than

^{3}/_{8}in.Longitudinal torsional reinforcement shall extend for a distance of at least

**(**beyond the point required by analysis.*b*+_{t}*d*)Longitudinal torsional reinforcement shall be developed at the face of the support at both ends of the beam.

Transverse reinforcement shall be in accordance with this section. The most restrictive requirements shall apply.

Details of transverse reinforcement shall be in accordance with 25.7.

If required, shear reinforcement shall be provided using stirrups, hoops, or longitudinal bent bars.

Maximum spacing of shear reinforcement shall be in accordance with Table 9.7.6.2.2.

**Table 9.7.6.2.2â€”Maximum spacing of shear reinforcement**

V_{s} | Maximum s, in. | ||
---|---|---|---|

Nonprestressed beam | Prestressed beam | ||

Lesser of: | d/2 | 3h/4 | |

24 | |||

Lesser of: | d/4 | 3h/8 | |

12 |

Inclined stirrups and longitudinal bars bent to act as shear reinforcement shall be spaced so that every 45-degree line, extending

**toward the reaction from mid-depth of member to longitudinal tension reinforcement, shall be crossed by at least one line of shear reinforcement.***d*/2Longitudinal bars bent to act as shear reinforcement, if extended into a region of tension, shall be continuous with longitudinal reinforcement and, if extended into a region of compression, shall be anchored

**beyond mid-depth of member.***d*/2If required, transverse torsional reinforcement shall be closed stirrups satisfying 25.7.1.6 or hoops.

Transverse torsional reinforcement shall extend a distance of at least

**(**beyond the point required by analysis.*b*+_{t}*d*)For hollow sections, the distance from the centerline of the transverse torsional reinforcement to the inside face of the wall of the hollow section shall be at least

**0.5**.*A*/_{oh}*p*_{h}Transverse reinforcement shall be provided throughout the distance where longitudinal compression reinforcement is required. Lateral support of longitudinal compression reinforcement shall be provided by closed stirrups or hoops in accordance with 9.7.6.4.2 through 9.7.6.4.4.

Size of transverse reinforcement shall be at least (a) or (b). Deformed wire or welded wire reinforcement of equivalent area shall be permitted.

(a) No. 3 for longitudinal bars No. 10 and smaller

(b) No. 4 for longitudinal bars No. 11 and larger and for longitudinal bundled bars

Spacing of transverse reinforcement shall not exceed the least of (a) through (c):

(a)

**16**of longitudinal reinforcement*d*_{b}(b)

**48**of transverse reinforcement*d*_{b}(c) Least dimension of beam

Longitudinal compression reinforcement shall be arranged such that every corner and alternate compression bar shall be enclosed by the corner of the transverse reinforcement with an included angle of not more than 135 degrees, and no bar shall be farther than 6 in. clear on each side along the transverse reinforcement from such an enclosed bar.

For beams along the perimeter of the structure, structural integrity reinforcement shall be in accordance with (a) through (c):

(a) At least one-quarter of the maximum positive moment reinforcement, but not less than two bars or strands, shall be continuous

(b) At least one-sixth of the negative moment reinforcement at the support, but not less than two bars or strands, shall be continuous

(c) Longitudinal structural integrity reinforcement shall be enclosed by closed stirrups in accordance with 25.7.1.6 or hoops along the clear span of the beam

For other than perimeter beams, structural integrity reinforcement shall be in accordance with (a) or (b):

(a) At least one-quarter of the maximum positive moment reinforcement, but not less than two bars or strands, shall be continuous.

(b) Longitudinal reinforcement shall be enclosed by closed stirrups in accordance with 25.7.1.6 or hoops along the clear span of the beam.

Longitudinal structural integrity reinforcement shall pass through the region bounded by the longitudinal reinforcement of the column.

Longitudinal structural integrity reinforcement at noncontinuous supports shall be anchored to develop

**at the face of the support.***f*_{y}If splices are necessary in continuous structural integrity reinforcement, the reinforcement shall be spliced in accordance with (a) and (b):

(a) Positive moment reinforcement shall be spliced at or near the support

(b) Negative moment reinforcement shall be spliced at or near midspan

Splices shall be full mechanical, full welded, or Class B tension lap splices.

Nonprestressed one-way joist construction consists of a monolithic combination of regularly spaced ribs and a top slab designed to span in one direction.

Width of ribs shall be at least 4 in. at any location along the depth.

Overall depth of ribs shall not exceed 3.5 times the minimum width.

Clear spacing between ribs shall not exceed 30 in.

*V*shall be permitted to be taken as 1.1 times the value calculated in 22.5.

_{c}For structural integrity, at least one bottom bar in each joist shall be continuous and shall be anchored to develop

**at the face of supports.***f*_{y}Reinforcement perpendicular to the ribs shall be provided in the slab as required for flexure, considering load concentrations, and shall be at least that required for shrinkage and temperature in accordance with 24.4.

Slab thickness over fillers shall be at least the greater of one-twelfth the clear distance between ribs and 1.5 in.

For calculation of shear and negative moment strength, it shall be permitted to include the vertical shells of fillers in contact with the ribs. Other portions of fillers shall not be included in strength calculations.

Deep beams are members that are loaded on one face and supported on the opposite face such that strut-like compression elements can develop between the loads and supports and that satisfy (a) or (b):

(a) Clear span does not exceed four times the overall member depth

*h*(b) Concentrated loads exist within a distance

**2**from the face of the support*h*Distributed reinforcement along the side faces of deep beams shall be at least that required in (a) and (b):

(a) The area of distributed reinforcement perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the beam,

**, shall be at least***A*_{v}**0.0025**, where*b*_{w}s**is the spacing of the distributed transverse reinforcement.***s*(b) The area of distributed reinforcement parallel to the longitudinal axis of the beam,

**, shall be at least***A*_{vh}**0.0025**, where*b*_{w}s_{2}**is the spacing of the distributed longitudinal reinforcement.***s*_{2}The minimum area of flexural tension reinforcement,

**, shall be determined in accordance with 9.6.1.***A*_{s,min}Spacing of distributed reinforcement required in 9.9.3.1 shall not exceed the lesser of

**and 12 in.***d*/5Development of tension reinforcement shall account for distribution of stress in reinforcement that is not directly proportional to the bending moment.

At simple supports, positive moment tension reinforcement shall be anchored to develop

**at the face of the support. If a deep beam is designed using Chapter 23, the positive moment tension reinforcement shall be anchored in accordance with 23.8.2 and 23.8.3.***f*_{y}At interior supports, (a) and (b) shall be satisfied:

(a) Negative moment tension reinforcement shall be continuous with that of the adjacent spans.

(b) Positive moment tension reinforcement shall be continuous or spliced with that of the adjacent spans.