Provided reinforcement on supports in Advance Design RC Beam


This article explains how the Advance Design RC Beam program computes the provided reinforcement on support.

Assume the following beam with 5 Ha14 bars anchored on support.

These 5 Ha14 bars should make for a 7,70cm² reinforcement area.

In this case, how come the program only returns 4,95cm² on support?

Of course, if the user activates the ‘Fully anchored reinforcement’ option:

Bars will be extended after the bend to ensure full anchorage:

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