hoop reinforcement

hoop reinforcement

In concrete columns and piles, steel rings (other than helical) which are placed around the reinforcing bars or rods of the main reinforcement to tie them together.
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The second beam was casted using neat cement and hoop reinforcement and third one with hoop reinforcement but with lime mortar (1:3).
-- End withdrawal strengths of round yellow-poplar specimens without and with hoop reinforcement. Nut located inside cross-pipe.
This theory is also generally applicable to all kinds of internally pressurized cylindrical pressure vessels and pipes where hoop reinforcement is an integral part of the design.