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Why does RF-CONCRETE Members or CONCRETEION determine a significantly higher provided reinforcement than required reinforcement?

Answer

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, you can define a number of zones. The higher the number of zones is, the more precisely the provided reinforcement can follow the distribution of the required reinforcement (Figure 03).

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Required reinforcement provided reinforcement Difference Curtailment

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