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Table 4 Reinforcement details and rebar constructability of the analyzed buildings.

From: Effect of Preliminary Selection of RC Shear Walls’ Ductility Level on Material Quantities

City No. of stories 5 10 15 20
Ductility level Conv. Mod. Duct. Duct. Conv. Mod. Duct. Duct. Conv. Mod. Duct. Duct. Conv. Mod. Duct. Duct.
Toronto SVL (mm) 500 320 260 500 320 260 500 320 260 320 200 200
SHZ (mm) 500 320 260 500 320 260 500 320 260 260 200 200
Asconc (M) 8–20 8–15 8–30 8–15 8–20 8–25 8–25 12–20 16–20 16–20 8–30 12–30
SHoops (mm) 250 90 120 250 120 150 250 120 120 320 180 180
LCOL (mm) 250 250 300 250 250 300 250 250 300 400 400 400
No. of B. 738 1870 1499 1462 2903 2496 2190 4359 4498 4727 5937 5941
No. of C. 216 553 401 404 931 699 600 1405 1208 1320 2073 2081
No. of T. 780 1708 1577 1800 3875 4600 3420 8531 11,423 11,769 21,933 22,600
C.F. 1734 4131 3477 3666 7709 7794 6210 14,294 17,130 17,816 29,943 30,622
Relative 1.00 2.38 2.01 1.00 2.10 2.13 1.00 2.30 2.76 1.00 1.68 1.72
Montreal SVL (mm) 500 320 260 500 320 260 Not permitted 320 260 Not permitted 220 220
SHZ (mm) 400 320 260 400 320 260 320 260 220 220
Asconc (M) 20–30 12–25 8–25 16–25 8–25 12–25 16–20 12–25 16–25 16–25
SHoops (mm) 250 125 150 250 125 150 120 150 150 150
LCOL (mm) 600 400 300 400 250 300 300 300 300 300
No. of B. 1028 1426 1265 2740 2811 2508 4361 3744 5165 5165
No. of C. 391 504 383 710 927 723 1409 1050 1493 1493
No. of T. 1635 2419 2300 3720 4545 5923 9000 9923 20,618 20,618
C.F. 3054 4348 3948 7170 8283 9153 14,769 14,718 27,277 27,277
Relative 1.00 1.42 1.29 1.00 1.16 1.28 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Vancouver SVL (mm) 400 320 260 500 320 260 Not permitted 320 260 Not permitted 280 220
SHZ (mm) 170 220 260 220 260 260 320 260 280 220
Asconc (M) 52–30 36–25 8–30 56–30 36–25 8–25 32–25 16–25 20–30 20–25
SHoops (mm) 250 125 150 250 125 150 175 150 175 150
LCOL (mm) 1150 900 300 1800 900 300 900 350 500 400
No. of B. 2227 2741 1281 4219 5330 2520 5783 3772 7792 9187
No. of C. 684 889 415 1141 1558 747 1747 1106 2385 2337
No. of T. 4221 5302 3223 7255 9932 7369 12,640 14,677 18,600 27,927
C.F. 7133 8931 4919 12,615 16,819 10,636 20,171 19,555 28,777 39,452
Relative 1.00 1.25 0.69 1.00 1.33 0.84 1.00 0.97 1.00 1.37