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# How do Engineers calculate the Reinforcement needed for house. Is it possible to

Fri Sep 21, 2018Total posts : 2
 Anu Mohan Join date: Jul 2018
Topic: How do Engineers calculate the Reinforcement needed for house. Is it possible to

How do Engineers calculate the Reinforcement needed for house. Is it possible to add more reinforcement bars for more load bearing strength or is any other means used.
 Sun Sep 23, 2018 Post  #1 Er.S.K.JainJoin date: May 2015 Reinforcement calculation is long RCC design calculation.Step in generalCalculate load on member including dead load, live load, earthquake load, wind load, snow load.take suitable section in view of architectural and deflection requirement.Calculate bending moment, shear force, bond strength etc.calculate reinforcement as per IS code for bending and shearcheck for deflection, bond and serviceability etcOver reinforcement not suggested as per code it is dangerous as fast failure.Blind addition of bars are dangerous consult with structural engineer.
 Tue Sep 25, 2018 Post  #2 S L Gupta (Civil Engg)Join date: Mar 2008 Dear Sir,  Sh.SK Jain Engineer give you the formula for calculation.

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