Design of a Shear Joint

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RF-CONCRETE Members also includes the design of a shear joint. In order to perform this design, you should select the "Shear joint available" check box in window 1.6, Shear Joint tab.

In this tab, you can also define the location, roughness, possible reduction of joint width, and possible stress perpendicular to the joint surface. The settings apply to the respective members selected in the reinforcement group. If it is necessary to define different properties of shear joint members to be designed, you can create several reinforcement groups in window 1.6.

In addition to entering shear joint properties, the new "Details" dialog box provides a global check of the analysis method for shear stress in shear joints. On the one hand, there is the equation from Eurocode 2, Clause 6.2.5; on the other hand, there is a general method that determines the shear stress using the difference of longitudinal force in the added concrete part from the general integration of stresses.

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Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Alexander Meierhofer

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Alexander Meierhofer

Head of Product Engineering Concrete & Customer Support

Mr. Meierhofer is the development leader of the programs for concrete structures and is available for the customer support team in the case of the questions related to reinforced and prestressed concrete design.

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T-beam Shear Joint Construction joint

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