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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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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
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