Tag Archives: Eurocode 2

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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Concrete ULS spreadsheet update-2

The concrete ULS design spreadsheet last posted at: Concrete ULS spreadsheet update has been updated to fix a problem encountered with non-symmetrical reinforcement using the Eurocode 2 rectangular stress block. Download from ULS Design Functions. Typical input and output interaction diagram are … Continue reading

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Equivalent Stress Blocks

Previous posts (e.g. Stress blocks in AS 3600) have presented Excel User Defined Functions (UDFs) that determine the ultimate bending strength of a reinforced concrete section with the use of a rectangular concrete stress block, with depth and stress factors … Continue reading

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Reinforced Concrete Moment-Curvature – 4; Development of curvature over time

The previous post in this series looked at how specified shrinkage and creep strains affect the curvature of a reinforced consrete section subject to a constant load.  In this post I will present a User Defined Function (UDF) that analyses … Continue reading

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Reinforced Concrete Moment-Curvature – 3; Restrained Shrinkage and Creep

The previous post in this series provided Excel User Defined Functions (UDFs) to find the strain in a concrete section due to unrestrained creep and shrinkage.  In this post the effect of restraint of the creep and shrinkage strains by … Continue reading

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