Verification of Rectangular RC Cross Section
The cross section is rectangular, unilaterally reinforced and loaded by the bending moment and normal compression force. The program verifies a reinforced concrete section using the method of limit deformation. The maximum allowable strain of concrete in compression is 0.002 - 0.0035. Compression reinforcement is not taken into account.
The computed degree of reinforcement is checked using the following expressions:
Interaction diagram N-M
Usage ratio of concrete cross section subject to the combination of bending moment and normal force is determined as |0L| / |0R|. Where L is load and R is strength with prescribed eccentricity.
Bending without normal force
The cross section is rectangular, reinforced on one side and loaded by the bending moment M.
The permissible moment for a given area of reinforcements As reads:
The program further checks whether the neutral axis parameter ku is less than the limit value:
where: x - depth of neutral axis
The program further checks ultimate shear strength: