12.6.1 Shrinkage and Temperature

Shrinkage and temperature reinforcement is determined according to 24.4.

  • The ratio of deformed shrinkage and temperature reinforcement area to gross concrete area are greater than or equal to 0.0018.

  • The spacing of deformed shrinkage and temperature reinforcement does not exceed the lesser of 5h and 18 in.

12.6.2 One-way and Two-way Slab

Diaphragms which are part of floor or roof designed according to one-way and two-way slab reinforcement limits automatically.

One-way slabs are provided the rules explained in One-Way Slab Reinforcement Limits. Two-way slabs are provided the rules explained in Two-Way Slab Reinforcement Limits.