When creating a new beam in MASS, it can initially seem confusing to be shown so many different terms regarding lengths and spans. This post breaks down the difference between
What is the difference between the length, clear span, bearing length, and design length of a masonry beam in MASS?
Masonry Beam Design: How to design beams with what might seem like less than the minimum reinforcement ratio
When a design seems like it might not meet minimum steel, all hope is not lost
While there is no way around satisfying the minimum steel requirements in the CSA S304,
Why can’t I add stirrups to my masonry beam?
Want to place stirrups but the options are greyed out?
This is one of the most common question we get having to do with masonry beam design so if this is