SSC Question

Diagonal tension reinforcement is provided in a beam as
  • a)
    longitudinal bars
  • b)
    bent up bars
  • c)
    helical reinforcement
  • d)
    bend at the bends of main bars
Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer?

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Aug 07, 2021
A bent-up bar called as crank bar is provided to make RCC slab safe from compressive stresses. When bent-up bars are provided, the strength and deformation capacity of slabs with bent-up bars compared to slabs without bent-up bars is sufficiently increased.

A bent-up bar called as crank bar is provided to make RCC slab safe from compressive stresses. When bent-up bars are provided, the strength and deformation capacity of slabs with bent-up bars compared to slabs without bent-up bars is sufficiently increased.

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A bent-up bar called as crank bar is provided to make RCC slab safe from compressive stresses. When bent-up bars are provided, the strength and deformation capacity of slabs with bent-up bars compared to slabs without bent-up bars is sufficiently increased.