Why is there only displayed the total reinforcement in the Results navigator under "Required Reinforcement", and not the top and bottom reinforcement separately?

Answer

When designing one or more members with a circular cross-section, As,top and As,bottom are no longer displayed: For such cross-sections, "top" and "bottom" cannot be defined; the "circular" reinforcement is created, see Figure 01.

Figure 01 - Required Reinforcement - Circular

Solution: Create a separate design case for the circular cross-sections (select "File → New Case" in the module menu) and design the corresponding members separately. In the other design case, delete the members with circular cross-sections. After the calculation, As,top and As,bottom will be displayed in the Results navigator, see Figure 02.

Figure 02 - Required Reinforcement - Top and Bottom

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Total reinforcement Top reinforcement Bottom reinforcement Circular cross-section

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