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Extension rebar because there is a block

Extension rebar because there is a block

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I am Hamzah Fansuri from Mitsui Engineering and Shipbulding Co. Ltd. Please help for rebar problem. We will install the rebar towards z. But above there is an obstacle like an anchor. I beg your opinion on the issue if I cut the rebar and added the rebar beside it, or bent the rebar towards x? Is there an ACI rule on the issue?
I ask for directions.
Thank you.

Best Regards,
Hamzah

RE: Extension rebar because there is a block

Can you provide a sketch?

Dik

RE: Extension rebar because there is a block

If you're just dodging an anchor, you could potentially:

1) shift the rebar over to avoid the anchor.

2) cut the rebar at the anchor and provide a non-contact, standard ACI lap splice across the discontinuity.

You haven't given us much information to work with here however. This could be a tension member or seismic hinge where lap splicing is prohibited. The bars could also be too large for lap splicing...

I like to debate structural engineering theory -- a lot. If I challenge you on something, know that I'm doing so because I respect your opinion enough to either change it or adopt it.

RE: Extension rebar because there is a block

(OP)
for the sketch
please find the attached file photos of rebar exposed obstacle.


Please commen this problem?
Thank you.

Best Regards,
Hamzah

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