Tag Archives: ACI 318

ULS design of circular reinforced concrete columns

The RC Design Functions spreadsheet has been updated (to Version 8.04) with the addition of a CircU function for ULS design of circular reinforced concrete sections under combined bending and axial load.  The new version, including full open-source code, may … Continue reading

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Working with implied units – update

Following comments at Eng-Tips I have added two examples with different procedures for evaluating ACI equations for the flexural tensile strength of concrete here.

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Working with implied units

The Units4Excel spreadsheet provides a number of functions to convert between different units and evaluate functions entered as text on the spreadsheet, taking account of the units of both the inputs and the results.  The latest version can be downloaded from: … Continue reading

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Using RC Design Functions 4 – Umom and new MaxAx function

Previous post in this series. Download latest version of RC Design Functions6. Previous posts in this series have looked at elastic design functions.  We now move on to functions for ultimate limit state (ULS) analysis of reinforced concrete sections: UMom: … Continue reading

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ULS design of reinforced concrete, AS, ACI and European codes

The previous post in this series compared the results of current and previous Australian Standards, and the ACI 318 code, for the ultimate bending capacity of a rectangular reinforced concrete section, subject to combined bending and axial load.  I have now extended … Continue reading

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ULS design of reinforced concrete to AS 3600 and ACI 318

Following on from the previous post I have modified my RC Design Functions spreadsheet to incorporate the US ACI 318 design code requirements, as well as the recent revision to the Australian code, AS 3600.  The revised spreadsheet will be uploaded … Continue reading

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