FAQ 004834 | How can I set the deformation coefficient k-def in the program?

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How can I set the deformation coefficient kdef in the program?

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You can set the deformation coefficient kdef under General Data of the model. There, you can specify the deformation coefficient manually or also select it on the basis of the service class.

Image 01 - General Data with Setting of Deformation Coefficient

The program considers the deformation coefficient kdef in the load combinations for serviceability (similar to DIN EN 1995‑1‑1, 2.2.3).

Image 02 - Design Situation SLS

For the design of mixed structures made of timber materials, see FAQ 4325 .

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