# Tag Archives: unit aware

## Units and solvers with Pint and Sympy

Following the previous post I have adapted the units code to use the Pint package, and added a function using the Sympy equation solver, with Pint units.  I have applied the functions to finding the depth of neutral axis of a … Continue reading

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## Evaluating text with units and finding the neutral axis

A few weeks ago a comment asked for guidance on finding the moment capacity of a reinforced concrete section.  This post will look at finding the depth of the neutral axis (NA) in a rectangular section, with a single layer of … Continue reading

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As noted in the comments on the previous post on this topic, the moving load function (and also the associated continuous beam functions) have been modified to make data entry more flexible; the output results are unchanged.  The modified spreadsheet … Continue reading

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## Unit aware continuous beam spreadsheet update

The ConbeamU spreadsheet provides Excel user defined functions (UDFs) for the analysis of continuous and simply supported beams and cantilevers using Macaulay’s method.  It allows complex combinations of any number of partial distributed loads, point loads and moments, with changes … Continue reading

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