Is it possible to enter reinforcement by curtailment in RF-CONCRETE Columns?

Answer

No, this is not possible.

A member or a set of members is designed as a 'Structural Component' by the model column method.
This means that the longitudinal reinforcement is constant over the entire length of the structural component.

The design is carried out by means of the governing internal forces at the governing location of the structural component (member or set of members).

A stability analysis involving a graded reinforcement situated over the column can be done by means of the nonlinear design for compression elements in RF-CONCRETE Members (RFEM) or CONCRETE (RSTAB). 

Keywords

Reinforcement Column Stability Model column Nominal curvature Model column method

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