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Sign name CEE 3424 — Reinforced Concrete Structures I
Fall Semester 2007  September 25, 2007
Exam #1.. . Problems 1a)h) (3 points each) Provide concise answers to the following. 1a) Which type of test for tensile strength will give a higher apparent strength: split
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tile flooring = 12 psf ceiling = 8 psf
concrete unit weight = 150 pot
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(distributed dead load does not include self weight of beam) a) Using gross crosssectional properties, will the section be cracked under service { loads? 1 ‘8'533 : 1“‘@ ,7, = .Qr : 7.6 5500 = 555 P" (“$12)
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