Category Archives: Beam Bending

RC Design Functions 9.02; DevLength function

The RC Design Functions spreadsheet has now been updated to Version 9.02, and is available for free download from: RC Design Functions9.zip Changes in the new version include: The new DevLength function returns reinforcement development length to AS 3600, AS … Continue reading

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RC Design Functions 9.01; Shear for Eurocode 2 and BS 5400

The RC Design Functions spreadsheet has now been updated to Version 9.01, and is available for free download from: RC Design Functions9.zip The UMomPF function returns ultimate bending and axial load capacity to the Eurocode 2 and BS 5400 design … Continue reading

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SectionProperties update 3

The SectionProperties spreadsheets previously posted had limited graphics capabilities due to problems with the plotting routines causing Excel to crash. I have now fixed that problem by updating some Python libraries with pip: installing mkl-service numpy 1.21.2 -> 1.22.1 Pillow … Continue reading

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ConbeamU update

I recently discovered that the continuous beam function from the ConbeamU spreadsheet was giving incorrect results for cantilevers at the left hand end, if the cantilever had more than one segment and no point loads. The corrected version (Rel 4.16) … Continue reading

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ULS Design Functions update

The ULS Design Functions spreadsheet has been updated with further changes related to the new Australian Standard for concrete structures; AS 3600-2018, and with some other fixes.  The new version can be downloaded from: ULS Design Functions.zip The changes in … Continue reading

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