AD.2007-09.3.2 Concrete Design per ACI 318-08
A new parameter, LWF, has been added to account for the lightweight concrete reduction factor, λ, in equations 11-3, 11-4, and 11-5 of the code.
Refer to D1.F. American Codes - Concrete Design per ACI 318 for additional information.
To specify a design using ACI 318-08 in batch mode
Select the Design | Concrete page.
The Concrete Design - Whole Structure dialog opens.
- In the Current Code list, select the ACI 318 2008.
Click Define Parameters list.
The Define Parameters dialog opens.
Specify one or more design parameters as necessary.
This will insert the following commands into the STAAD input file: