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Serviceability Parameters


Define stress parameters, control parameters of crack and deflection for serviceability checks.



From the  main menu, select [Design] tab > [Type : RC Design] > [Data Input Data] group > [Design Parameters] > [Serviceability Parameters]



Select a beam member from the Model View to enter the following parameters:



Add/Replace : Add a new value or modify a predefined value.

Delete : Delete a predefined value


Selection Type

Select all the members 'All' or select the members by using 'By Selection'


Exposure Class

Select the Exposure Class (For further details, refer to Table 4.1 of EN 1992-1-1:2004(E)).


Depending on the selected Exposure Class, Stress Parameters are automatically inputted and, in addition, can be modified by the user.


Stress Parameters

Enter the strength reduction coefficients.


Crack Control

Enter the limiting crack widths. (For further details, refer to Table 7.1N of EN 1992-1-1:2004(E)).

Crack Control menus become activated or inactivated depending upon the Exposure Class.


Quasi-permanent Deflection Ctrl

Enter the limiting deflections for Quasi-permanent combination of loads.


Characteristic Deflection Ctrl

Enter the limiting deflections for Characteristic combination of loads.


Deflection Amplification Factor

Enter the Deflection Amplification Factor.

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