Design of stair case with central stringer beam
• Reinforced concrete is perhaps the most suitable of all the said
materials for the construction of stairs.
• The various advantages of reinforced concrete stairs are given below
– They have requisite fire resisting qualities to a great extent
– They are durable strong pleasing in appearance and can be They are durable, strong, pleasing in appearance and can be easily rendered non-slippery.
– They can be designed for greater widths, longer spans and any height height.
– They can be moulded in any desired form to suit the
requirements of the architect.
They can be easily cleaned.
– The cost of maintenance is almost nil.
– They can be pre-cast or cast-in-situ. y p
– To change their appearance, R.C.C. stairs can be covered/finished with thin slabs of stone, marble tiles or terrazzo