In this article today we will cover

__Bar Bending Schedule (BBS) for Circular Slab__|__Quantity Surveying__**|**Concrete Cost Estimation**| Steel Quantity of Circular Slab | Circular Slab Reinforcement Calculation****| RCC Circular Slab | BBS of Circular Slab****| BBS Calculations****| Unit Weight |**__Circular Slab Bar Bending Schedule__| Slab Reinforcement
Circular Slab

Today in this post we will be going to establish "

**Bar Bending Schedule of a Circular Slab**".

As the

**Bar bending Schedule**for a

**circular slab**is not that easy as it looks like; We can use

**AutoCAD**to speed up the process; however, we cannot neglect completely the manual calculations as computer is sometimes not available in a limited resource projects.

So this post deals with both the method on how to establish bar bending schedule of a circular slab with manual calculation using

**Pythagoras theorem**and simple triangle solutions.

So let us first go for the manual calculation of the bar bending schedule of Circular Slab

## Steel Quantity of Circular Slab By Manual Calculation:

In the above Figure a slab is shown of 5 meters diameter which have rebar of #5 @ 150 C/C

The total diameter of the slab is 5 meters therefore the no. of

**for the slab would come as ;-**

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Sometimes +1 is recommended in above equation just for
ensuring sufficient numbers; however, here in order to avoid congestion, it is
avoided.

The 16 bars upside and downside are identical.

## Calculation by Using Pythagoras Theorem and Solving Triangle:

We will use the arrangement as shown in above figure to calculate the length of the chord at any distance from the center. Consider Triangle ABC as shown in above figure;

Thus,

AS x which is the distance of the chord form the center is
already known; thus we will solve above equation for L which is half of the chord;

To calculate the length of chord we will multiply above equation with 2;

To calculate the length of rebar we will subtract the cover from both ends which is 25 mm thus 50 mm will be subtracted; in other words the length of rebar at any distance x from the center would be ;

For our base slab; above equation would be;

For

**Middle Rebar**

For Next rebar upside (using above equation derived)

Taking x = 150

Taking x = 150

Taking x = 300

Same procedure is adopted to get the length of all the rebars;

## Calculating Unit Weight of Rebar:

For unit weight of #5 diameter rebar;

We can use the above unit weight to calculate the weight of

**by multiplying it with length.**

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