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Equivalent frame analysis

Equivalent frame analysis

RE: Equivalent frame analysis


7200mm is the transverse tributary width for the LINE B frame run.

3600mm from span A-B (ie 50% of 7200mm), and similarly, 3600mm from span B-C, for a total of 7200mm panel width.

The 1800mm red lines designate your half column-strips.

RE: Equivalent frame analysis

Can anyone answer?

RE: Equivalent frame analysis

Guys please i really need your help..

RE: Equivalent frame analysis

Ingenuity already more or less answered your question and within an hour of your original question. If you need help that quickly ask whatever engineer is mentoring you. Otherwise you'll probably have to wait a bit for anyone else to answer. In the meantime I'd read up on equivalent frame analysis and you might just find your answer.

Professional Engineer (ME, NH, MA) Structural Engineer (IL)
American Concrete Industries

RE: Equivalent frame analysis

It appears that your spans are different;I'd typically run two transverse strips to determine the locations of the Point of Zero Shear (PZS) and use these to determine the tributary widths. You have two strips, one at the core and one elsewhere and use a straight line to connect the two PZS lines. I typically treated slab to core attachment as generally approaching a fixed end condition. Haven't done an equivalent frame for a long while.


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