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TR.53.2 Concrete Design-Parameter Specification

This set of commands may be used to specify parameters to control concrete design for beams, columns and individual plate elements.

General Format

CODE design-code
parameter-name f1 { MEMBER member-listALL }

Where:

  • design-code = the concrete design code name, which is described in the concrete chapters of the D.Design Codes.
  • parameter-name f1 =  is the concrete design parameter and corresponding value. Wherever applicable, this value is input in the current units. The UNIT command is also accepted during any phase of concrete design.
  • parameter-name = refers to the concrete parameters described in D1.F.3 Design Parameters for the ACI code and in various corresponding concrete chapters of the D.Design Codes for all other codes.
Note: All values must be provided in the current unit system.