What is Haunch Bar? Why provided?
Use of Haunch Bar?
1. If a Haunch Bar is used in the bottom of the tank and other load-bearing structures from the side, then it will provide extra strength or retain shear form on the wall because the wall will work like a cantilever
2. If Haunch Bar is used in Corner of the tank and other structure i.e. retaining wall then it's will reduce the stress developed in the Corner portion and will carry more shear force
Haunch Bar's the type of design that provided major bridges to resist the water pressure and share resistance this type of bar called Hunching bar