Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 12): Reading reinforced concrete drawings

Author: The Institution of Structural Engineers

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2 August 2012

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Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 12): Reading reinforced concrete drawings


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Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 12): Reading reinforced concrete drawings
Date published

2 August 2012

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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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2 August 2012

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The Institution of Structural Engineers

This Technical Guidance Note explains the way in which reinforced concrete drawings should be read. In many cases reinforced concrete drawings are more diagrammatic than their general arrangement counterparts and carry with them their own unique set of rules and nomenclature. Note that the guidance provided here is based on European codes of practice; for all other regions the reader is directed to local guidelines on reinforced concrete detailing methods. This technical guidance note does not cover the rules governing the detailing reinforced concrete. That is a far more complex subject which is dealt with in The Institution of Structural Engineers’ publication Standard Method of Detailing Structural Concrete (3rd edition).

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