Why do RF‑CONCRETE Members or CONCRETE determine a significantly higher provided reinforcement than the required reinforcement?


This may be related to the curtailment of the provided reinforcement.

If no curtailment is activated, a uniform reinforcement is designed across the entire structure (Figure 01).

The curtailment of the reinforcement can be activated in the "Longitudinal Reinforcement" tab of the add-on module (Figure 02).

After activating the curtailment, it is possible to define the number of areas. The higher is the number of areas, the more precisely can the provided reinforcement follow the distribution of the required reinforcement (Figure 03).


Required reinforcement Provided reinforcement Difference Curtailment


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