RATIONALIZATION OF REINFORCEMENT TECHNOLOGY

RATIONALISIERUNG DER BEWEHRUNGSTECHNIK, TEILAUFGABE DIN 1045 , ABSCHNITT 18

THE WORK CONSISTS OF REVISION OF SECTION 18 OF DIN 1045 TO TAKE ACCOUNT OF REQUIREMENTS IN PRACTICE AND OF TECHNICAL POSSIBILITIES ON THE BASIS OF RECENT TEST RESULTS. THE INITIAL STAGE IS TO BE A TECHNICALLY RELATIVELY SLIGHTLY MODIFIED VERSION IN WHICH - IN PARTICULAR - SIMPLIFICATIONS WHICH ARE NOW ALREADY ACCEPTABLE ARE INCLUDED FOR ASSISTING RATIONALISATION. THE SECOND STAGE IS TO INCLUDE TECHNICAL AND EDITORIAL CHANGES DESIGNED TO FACILITATE ENGINEERING WORK. CONVERSION OF THE RESULTS OBTAINED REGARDING THE MOST IMPORTANT POINTS (ANCHORAGE AND CONNECTION TO THE REINFORCEMENT, FORMATION OF SHEAR REINFORCEMENT, ARRANGEMENT OF THE TENSILE REINFORCEMENT IN THE PLATE OF THE CONCRETE T BEAM), OBTAINED FROM TESTS OR FROM THE MORE RECENT LITERATURE, TO A REVISION OF THE EXISTING STANDARD.