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RC ground beam design check – Shear force for Horizontal loading – BS 8110

Distance
Design
from Height of Effective Beam Shear Condition for max
Position shear
center of section depth width stress shear stress
force
support

𝑨𝒔
x x V h d b v=V/bd 5 0.8(f cu ) 0.5 As 𝟏𝟎𝟎 Tab Value 0.5v c vc v c + 0.4
𝒃𝒅

- mm kN mm mm mm MPa N/mm2 N/mm2 mm2 - N/mm2 N/mm2 N/mm2 N/mm2

Centre of
0 99 350 292.0 500 0.678 5 4.73 1257 0.861 0.650 0.364 0.728 1.128
support
fcu = 35 N/mm2

Condition for minimum Condition


Condition for min. links
links for links only Diameter Number of Area of
Spacing
of links links reinforc.

Ф # sv A gv 0.4*b v *s v /0.87f yv
Minimum links Designed Links
mm - mm mm2 mm2 -

pass Not adequate 8 4 225 201.1 103.4 Pass - min. links OK

fyv = 500 N/mm2


Max allowable spacing is 0.75d = 219 mm

Shear capacity of links Vlinks = d/sv*Agv*0.87fyv 113.5 kN


Shear capacity of concrete section Vconcrete = vc*bd 106.2 kN
Total shear capacity V = Vlinks + Vconcrete 219.7 kN
Applied shear force Vmax 99.0 kN
Utilisation 45.1 %

BS 8110-1: 1997 Table 3.7