A problem with beamWitnHinges

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baijiulin
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A problem with beamWitnHinges

Post by baijiulin » Sat Nov 21, 2009 4:10 am

Hi,all
I have a problem when i use the element beamWitnHinges,how could I get the value of E(Young's Modulus)? E is the concrete's E or the combination of concrete and the steel bars?







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Post by silvia » Tue Nov 24, 2009 9:50 am

your modeling choice:
EI is the flexural stiffness of the elastic section
some people like t use the cracked EI, others don't.
you might want t research this topic.
Silvia Mazzoni, PhD
Structural Consultant
Degenkolb Engineers
235 Montgomery Street, Suite 500
San Francisco, CA. 94104

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