Tag Archives: Prestressed concrete

Composite Beam Spreadsheet Update 1.01

Following a comment here, I have modified the Composite Beam spreadsheet to correct the stage 1 stresses forces in the reinforcement as listed in Columns 6 and 7, when the tensile face is the top.  The output has also been … Continue reading

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Faster Biaxial Bending

The spreadsheet to calculate ultimate moment capacity of a reinforced or prestressed concrete section under combined axial load and biaxial bending, last presented here, has been updated to use the QuadBrent solver, rather than the Excel Goal Seek function, for … Continue reading

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Reinforced Concrete – ULS capacity under combined axial load and biaxial bending

I have modified the ULS Design Functions spreadsheet, last presented here, to analyse sections subject to bi-axial bending, and non-symmetrical sections.  The new version makes use of the routines for splitting any section defined by XY coordinates into trapezoidal layers, described … Continue reading

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Concrete ULS spreadsheet update

The ULS Design Functions spreadsheet has been updated with the addition of provision for the Eurocode 2 rectangular stress block.  The new spreadsheet can be downloaded from:  ULS Design Functions.zip (including full open-source code). For more details see: ULS Analysis … Continue reading

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Bridges Over the Tiber -3

See Bridges Over the Tiber -1 for location map. The final installment of Bridges Over the Tiber brings us to the six bridges built in the 20 th Century, which can be grouped in three pairs: two copies of the ancient … Continue reading

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Daily Download 3: ULS design of reinforced concrete sections

Today’s downloads provide a spreadsheet providing Ultimate Limit State (ULS) analysis of reinforced or prestressed concrete sections, and an iterative method for finding the depth of the Neutral Axis in a circular reinforced concrete section.  The ULS analysis spreadsheet is described at: … Continue reading

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Daily Download 2: SLS design of reinforced concrete sections …

… and prestressed concrete sections. Today’s download installment covers spreadsheets for design of reinforced and prestressed concrete beams and columns at the Serviceability Limit State (SLS).  The spreadsheets cover design of rectangular and circular sections, sections made up of any … Continue reading

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