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Biaxial Column Design Example Using ASDIP CONCRETE

By: Javier Encinas, PE | January 8, 2019 ASDIP CONCRETE is a structural engineering software for the design of concrete members. It includes the design of biaxial columns based on the ACI 318 provisions. This document is a step-by-step design example of a biaxial slender column using ASDIP CONCRETE. As an example, consider the 20 ft long non-sway square column shown below, which is part of an office building. The lateral loads will be resisted by shear walls, but the columns will have wind end moments due to deformation compatibility. Design the column reinforcement for the loads shown. Amplify the [...]

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How to Design Concrete Columns Using ASDIP CONCRETE

By: Javier Encinas, PE | August 11, 2016 ASDIP CONCRETE is structural engineering software for design of concrete members. ASDIP CONCRETE software includes the design of concrete columns based on the latest ACI 318 provisions. Following is an overview of the steps required to design uniaxial and biaxial concrete columns using ASDIP CONCRETE. Click To Enlarge Select the column type, either Rectangular or Circular. Enter the column dimensions and reinforcement in the Geometry tab. Specify the member length and effective length factors. ASDIP CONCRETE offers an At-a-Glance presentation of results, organized by topic. [...]