Tag Archives: UDF

On long and short formulas and VBA

A recent thread at Eng-Tips asked the following apparently simple question: Starting with a string consisting of numbers with a single central group of letters, how can this string be truncated at the end of the letters, so that for … Continue reading

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ULS Design Functions 2.13

I have uploaded another update to the ULS Design Functions spreadsheet with some new features and fixes.  The new version can be downloaded from: ULS Design Functions.zip The changes in the new version are: Stress block type 3 will now … Continue reading

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ULS Design Functions update

The ULS Design Functions spreadsheet has been updated with further changes related to the new Australian Standard for concrete structures; AS 3600-2018, and with some other fixes.  The new version can be downloaded from: ULS Design Functions.zip The changes in … Continue reading

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More on RC design of circular sections

Following the last post on this topic (Reinforced Concrete Design for Circular Sections to Eurocode 2) I have added provision for parabolic-linear concrete stress blocks to the ULS Design Functions spreadsheet. The Circu function in the RC Design Functions spreadsheet has … Continue reading

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Newton-Raphson and Brent’s Method – Solver examples

I recently discovered the Computing Skillset site (via open-struct-engineer), which has good information on the basis and use of the Newton-Raphson method: The Newton Raphson method explained, details, pictures, python code Highly instructive examples for the Newton Raphson method I … Continue reading

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