Tag Archives: Goal Seek

Automating Goal Seek with RC Design Functions

As promised in the previous post, I will now look in more detail at the process for automating the Excel Goal Seek function with the RC Design Functions spreadsheet, to calculate reinforcement area or section depth for a range of bending … Continue reading

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RC Design Functions update

Following a comment here I have updated my RC Design Functions spreadsheet, which is available for free download (including full open-source code) from: RC Design Functions7.zip The main new features in the latest version are: The existing optional “depth” argument has … Continue reading

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Using Goal Seek on a multi-column range

Following a comment requesting help using my Goal Seek spreadsheet I have modified the macro to allow it to operate on a multi-column range.  The spreadsheet can be downloaded from GSeek.zip, including the solution to the problem described below. The … Continue reading

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Goal Seek Macro for Multiple Sheets

Following a comment on the Using Goal Seek on Multiple Cells post, I have modified the macro so that the goal-seek ranges can be on a different sheet to the named input ranges.  The new file can be downloaded from: GSeek.zip. … Continue reading

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Composite Beam Spreadsheet – 2

The previous post on this topic presented a spreadsheet performing elastic analysis of composite reinforced or prestressed composite beams, available for download from: Composite Design Functions-GS.zip.  This post will look in more detail at how the spreadsheet works, and a preview … Continue reading

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Composite Beam Spreadsheet

As promised in the previous post, a spreadsheet for designing reinforced or prestressed concrete composite beams has now been uploaded to my web site.  It can be downloaded from: Composite Design Functions-GS.zip .  As usual, the spreadsheet includes full open-source code. … Continue reading

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Using Goal Seek on Multiple Cells

The Excel “goal seek” function is useful and powerful, but the procedure for using it on multiple cells is painfully slow. The spreadsheet GSeek.xls provides a simple macro to allow Goal Seek to be automatically applied to a range of … Continue reading

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