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DESIGN OF BOX BEAM

Moment Mu = Shear Vu = Geometrical Properties: B = Tf = Bf = Tw = H = d=eff. depth= Material Properties fy = f'c = Design Calculations: b1 (As)max (As)min (As)req = = = =
0.85

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Tf Tw Bf H

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Total Area = 108 in2


1.83 0.38 0.87 in2 in2
in2

Try a Steel Area , As = a = As fy/(0.85 fc be) = Md=0.9Asfy(d-Asfy/(1.7fc b)= Shear Design:

0.98
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in2 in
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fVc =0.85 [2 (fc)1/2bw d ] = Maximum Spacing of 1-Leg Stirrups: Smax = [Minimum of Avfy/(50bw), d/2, 24]= Shear Taken by Stirrups: Vs = (fVu - fVc)/f = Required Spacing of Stirrups: S = [Minimum of Smax & (Av fy d / Vs)] =

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