Building Maintenance

In many cases of heavily loaded girders, shear distress is observed near the_____.

  • A. Edges
  • B. Supports
  • C. Span
  • D. Length
Answer: Option B.
Explanation: 

In the form of diagonal tension cracks and shear cracks, shear distress is observed near the supports in many cases of heavily loaded girders. Tension cracks and shear cracks may arise due to improper detailing or compaction of concrete near the support zone in such cases holes are drilled diagonally and rebars are placed and grouted to arrest the shear cracks.

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