Comparative Study of Ultimate Moment and Cost by using ACI 318-08, BS 8110-1:1997 and IS 456:2000

Adkins Robinson, Thirumalini Perumal

Abstract


When designing a safe and economical structure, the ultimate moment a rectangular beam defines the strength of the structure. By considering the above needs, this study gives the comparative design of ultimate moment of a rectangular beam by using three different international design codes. The reduction factor used differs for different codes which affects the strength of the flexural member. The design data obtained from a particular design is used in other standards to bring out similar results. The design methodology is quite similar, but there are some differences in the parameters and constants mentioned in the three code provisions. The cost is estimated to ensure an economical design.


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Ultimate moment, ACI 318-08, BS 8110-1:1997 and IS 456:2000

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