Tag Archives: Curvature

RC Design Functions 8_03

The RC Design Functions 8_03 spreadsheet is now available for free download from: RC Design Functions8.zip The main changes are: The NA layer check has been corrected for compression steel in tension The new AS 3600 crack width and curvature … Continue reading

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Using RC Design Functions – 3

In the previous post in this series I looked at the results available from the EStress function in the RC Design Functions spreadsheet.  Three associated functions are: EstressCap PLCurve TStiff EStressCap finds the maximum bending moment for a specified axial load, … Continue reading

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Reinforced Concrete Moment-Curvature – 1

The flexural curvature of any beam composed of material with linear elastic behaviour, subject to a bending moment, M, is given by: C = M / EI where E is the elastic modulus of the beam, and I is its … Continue reading

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Reinforced Concrete Section Analysis – with prestress

The simplified reinforced concrete section analysis spreadsheet presented here has been revised to allow the input of a pre-tension stress to either or both layers of reinforcement.  The spreadsheet (including full open source code) can be downloaded from RC Design Functions5. Note … Continue reading

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