Minimum area of reinforcement

The minimum area of longitudinal reinforcement in the main direction is As,m„ = 0.26 /ctm bt d/fyk but not less than 0.0013b d (see Table 6).

The minimum area of a link leg for vertical punching shear reinforcement is

1.5ASw,min /M > 0.08/^//* which can be rearranged as Asw,min > (Sr.St)/F where sr = the spacing of the links in the radial direction st = the spacing of the links in the tangential direction F can be obtained from Table 10

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