Journal of Construction Engineering / 2014 / Article / Tab 7

Research Article

Feasibility of Using Palmyrah Strips as Reinforcing Material in Cost Effective Houses

Table 7

Calculated moment capacities of slabs and beams.

Experimental moment capacity
(kNm)
Me
Theoretical moment capacity (kNm)
Mt
Based on concrete section alone Including Palmyrah bars in tension

Slab 11.8261.491.71.2251.074
Slab 24.531.5462.652.931.709
Beam 121.3
Beam 25.431.272.584.2752.1
Beam 35.561.253.794.4481.467
Beam 46.751.2555.41.35