By Michael J. Casey

Rebar Cage development and security: most sensible Practices provides instructions for the secure dealing with of metal reinforcing-bar (rebar) cages in the course of the layout, fabrication, and erection approach. the point of interest is on rebar cages used for big, cast-in-place concrete columns in a number of settings, together with bridge piers, increased street sections, and high-rise structures. those cages are inherently risky, often held jointly via tie-wire on my own. they're not easy to manufacture, to raise from the horizontal to the vertical place, and to help within the transitority until eventually concrete is solid. Engineered transitority help platforms, corresponding to bracing or cable-guy platforms, can mitigate the instability of status rebar cages and face up to lateral lots, making sure higher security for the iron staff tasked with mountaineering the cages. subject matters contain: review of rebar cages; organizational administration for rebar cages; development engineering; checklists of top practices for development; and precis, conclusions, and suggestions. This quantity describes top practices for development engineering and development perform relating to rebar cages. will probably be worthy to building engineers operating with huge columns for the 1st time in addition to building contractors trying to determine regulations and techniques concerning rebar column defense.

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