HW#04 Due Monday 02/11/13
P roblem 1 (20 pts)
ACI Section 10.3.5 specifies the maximum amount o f reinforcement, As,max indirectly by
limiting the stain in the tensile reinforcement at the time o f beam failure. For the cross-sections
shown below, determi
Solutions for Homework #01
Problem 1 (10 pts)
Compute the following material properties for a concrete with the compressive strength ( f c' ) of
4500 psi in accordance with ACI 318-11: the split tensile strength ( f ct ), modulus of rupture ( f r )
H W#05 D ue M onday 02111113
Problem 1 (20 pts)
Determine the maximum unfactored live load, W L, that can be applied to the simply supported
beam shown below. Use the load factors 1.2 for the dead load and 1.6 for the live load. The
Problem 1 (30 pts) For the cross-section shown below, compute (i) the moment of inertia for
uncracked section (Ig) neglecting the reinforcement and the cracking moment Mcr, (ii) the
moment of inertia for uncracked section (Ig) considering the reinforcemen
Problem 1 (20 points). For the following beam sections, compute Vn . Use f'c = 4000 psi and
fyt = 40 ksi.
Problem 2 (10 pts). ACI Section 22.214.171.124 sets the maximum spacing of vertical stirrups at d/2.
Problem 3 (10 pts). Is the r
Due 02/28/13 Thursday
Problem 1 (20 points). For the flanged sections shown below, (1) Determine the required
tensile reinforcement, As,req to resist the ultimate moment, Mu of 900 k-ft, (2) select the
reinforcing bars (i.e., As,pro) based on As,req
Solutions for Homework #02
Problem 1 (10 pts) A concrete beam shown below was tested to measure the modulus of rupture
( f r ) in accordance with ASTM C78/C78M-10. The beam failed due to cracking at the mid-span.
The maximum load recorded at the time of f
HW#06 Due Tuesday 02/26/2013
Problem 1 (20 pts).
(1) Determine the design flexural strength, M n of the section shown below and (2) determine if
the compression bars would yield or not when the beam fails. Use fc = 4 ksi and fy = 60 ksi.
b = 18 in.
d = 2.
Solutions for Homework#07
Problem 1 (20pts)
For the flanged sections shown below, (1) Determine the required tensile reinforcement, As,req to resist
the ultimate moment, Mu of 900 k-ft, (2) select the reinforcing bars (i.e., As,pro) based on As,req, and (
Solutions for Homework #03
For the cross-sections of a beam shown below, determine the nominal bending strength Mn,
using the rectangular stress block concept discussed today in the class (which is also specified by
ACI 10.2.7). Use the compressive streng
Solutions for Homework#08
Problem 1 (20pts)
Determine the design flexural strength, M n . Use f c' 4= 60 ksi.
ksi and f y
5" 5" 5"
= 4(1.00) 4.0 in 2
= 4 ksi
f y = 60 ksi
b = 15 in
d = 30 3 = 27 in