Material Model Orthotropic Masonry 2D
The material model Orthotropic Masonry 2D is an elastoplastic model that additionally allows softening of the material, which can be different in the local x- and y-direction of a surface. The material model is suitable for (unreinforced) masonry walls with in-plane loads.
The total strain tensor 𝜺 is additively divided into the elastic and inelastic parts 𝜺 = 𝜺el + 𝜺p. It is assumed that the damage follows a smeared crack if the material remains a continuum even after the damage.
To use the material model Orthotropic Masonry 2D, the RF-MAT NL add-on module is required.
Required Reinforcement for the Rib and Axial Force Distribution of the Wall Considering Construction Phases
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