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Anyone use Enercalc? I was wondering how you handle checking a design if you want to check a section for different spacing of rebar. Say you have #5@10", do you put the section width to 10" and check the section for the loading that would be tributary to that width?

RE: Enercalc Users

You can change the trib width for loading in the loading dialog box, right below the table where you enter the loads. It defaults to a 1' trib, but you can simply change it to 10" (input is in feet so divide by 12).

RE: Enercalc Users

If you are referring to a concrete slab. I tend to do what you are saying, or I do a 12" section and get an equivalent reinforcement ratio. The only issue with this, as far as I can tell, is that when you are making an equivalent amount if rienforcing, if you use smaller bars they will develop faster than your section really does. Its not ussually an issue, but i suppose in some cases it could be.

-MMARLOW EIT

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