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At What height do we splice vertical bars in Columns and Shear walls?

In theory, a splice behaves exactly like a single continuous bar, so there should be no effect as to where you actually do the splice. However, in the real world it depends. If you're dealing with a ...
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Reasons for bending direction of rebars in beams

It sounds like you're inquiring about the development of rebar at RC beam-column connections. Based on my (largely academic) experience, you're likely looking at something similar to this: A key ...
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Tolerance for Beam With Cope End

The short answer is yes, and it's expected that there is clearance for constructability. The Steel Erection manual allows for these types of tolerances. Did you try asking your steel fabricator what ...
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