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Transverse reinforcement (Fcbygxt)

Definition
Reinforcement used to resist shear, torsion, and lateral forces or to confine concrete in a structural member. The terms stirrups and web reinforcement are usually applied to transverse reinforcement in flexural members and the terms ties, hoops, and spirals are applied to transverse reinforcement in compression members. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Reinforcement (Engineering) (Fcbygx)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Longitudinal reinforcement (Fcbygxm)
Shear reinforcement (Fcbygxs)