Jonathan Ochshorn

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contact | academic homepage | Structural Elements text | calculator homepage**Directions:** Enter values for design (factored) moment, beam "stem" width, *b _{w},* effective depth,

**The required reinforcement area, A_{s}, will be calculated (for slabs, the required spacing of a selected bar size is calculated). More detailed explanations and examples of reinforced concrete beam and slab design can be found in my text.
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**Note that the strength design method is used; moments must be computed based on factored loads.**

Calculator works for rectangular beams, positive-moment and negative-moment T-beams, and 1-way slabs, as shown in the sections below: