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Shear Coefficient (Cv)


  • Use this function to enter the Shear Coefficient (Cv) required to calculate the design shear strength or the allowable shear stress due to the shear force in I and C sections in the strong axis direction (z-direction).



From main menu, select [Design] tab > [Type : Steel Design] > [Design Input Data] group > [Design Parameters] > [Shear Coefficient (Cv)]



First, select the members in the model and enter the following :


Select Add/Replace or Delete.

Add/Replace : Add the newly entered value or replace the previously entered value.
Delete : Delete the entered value. Data entry is not required when deleting.

Shear Coefficient

Enter the shear coefficient.

Cv : Shear coefficient
Calculate by Program
Select this item if the value is to be auto-calculated by the program.

apply.png : Apply the entered value to the selected members.

close.png : Close the entry Dialog Bar.

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When the value of the shear coefficient (Cv) is repeatedly entered for the same members, the value will be updated to the last value entered.

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The entered values for the shear coefficient (Cv) can be reviewed in the data table arranged in the order of element numbers. The user may Modify/Add and Delete items in the data table.
Access the data table following the procedure below.

From the Main Menu select Design > Steel Design Parameter > Steel Design Tables > Shear Coefficient (Cv).
From the Tables tab of the Tree Menu select Design Tables > Steel Design Table > Shear Coefficient (Cv).


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