05/09/2019

FAQ 003066 EN-US

Paul Kieloch

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I used RCs for the calculation of my reinforced concrete surfaces. However, in the "Surfaces - Local Deformations" table, the "Corresponding Load Cases" are not displayed. Is there any way to find them?

Answer

It is correct that no corresponding load cases are displayed in Table 4.13 "Surfaces - Local Deformations."

However, you can find them in Table 4.4 "Members - Local Deformations," for example. See Figure 01.

If you want to see the corresponding load cases for the max. deformations of a RC on an certain surface, it is possible to integrate a member into this surface. In order to prevent this member to influence the surface stiffness, it is recommended to use a very small cross-section, for example.

If the member has been integrated or correctly in the surface, you obtain the table shown in Figure 01. Figure 02 shows the corresponding deformation in the surface component.

Optionally, right-click the row in Table 4.4 that contains the desired result (for example, max uz). In the shortcut menu, the "Generate CO Acc. Selected Row" option is available, which you can use to generate a CO that contains the corresponding load cases for the selected value. See Figure 03.

When using this command, you obtain a CO from a RC with the corresponding load cases. See Figure 04 with the results of the generated CO and the max. deformations in the considered area.

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