The Structural Engineer's Corner

Eng. Onorio Francesco Salvatore

[DOWNLOAD] Excel spreadsheet for evaluation of crack width according to Eurocode 2


Another addition for the Downloads section. In this post we’ll discuss about an Excel spreadsheet for the evaluation of the crack width in concrete structures. The inputs required are: INPUT Characteristic compressive cylinder strength fck 30 N/mm² Characteristic tensile strength of reinforcement fyk 500 N/mm² Base b 300 mm Height h 500 mm QP moment […]

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The Form Factor for local buckling as per Australian Standard 4100


The form factor (kf) is defined in Clause 6.2.2 of AS 4100. Kf is used to determine the design section capacity of a concentrically loaded compression member (φNs). The calculation of kf

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