Construction of Earthquake Safer Buildings
» Reinforcement bars at bottom should not be lapped at mid ¼ span of beam and should be lapped at edges 600 mm away from column faces.
» Reinforcement bars at top should be lapped at mid 1/3 of span of beam.
» The lapping length should be 60 times the diameter of reinforcement bars (for concrete mix 1:2:4). The spacing of vertical stirrups should be 100 mm c/c through out the length of lapping.
» The minimum size of stirrups should be 8 mm diameter.
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