Procedure for determining flexural reinforcement


Carry out analysis of slab to determine design moments (M) (Where appropriate use coefficients from Table 3)

Outside scope of this publication

Determine K from: K =

bd2 /ck

Determine K' from Table 4 or K' = 0.60d -0.18 d2 -0.21 where d <1.0




required - not

recommended for

typical slabs

No compression reinforcement required

s 0.95d

Calculate tension reinforcement required from M

fyd z

Check minimum reinforcement requirements (see Table 6)

Check maximum reinforcement requirements ^s,max = 0.04 >Ac for tension or compression reinforcement outside lap locations

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