Determining Effective Widths According to EN 1993-1-1, Annex E
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The RF-/STEEL EC3 add‑on module for RFEM 5 and RSTAB 8 offers the possibility to determine the effective widths for Class 4 cross‑sections according to EN 1993‑1‑1, Annex E. This method leads to more economical results for slender cross‑sections at stress levels lower than the yield strength fy. The method can be selected in the “Details” dialog box. After the calculation, the intermediate results are shown in clearly-arranged result tables.
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