CB

C_{b}

1.0

Bearing Area Factor, Table 4.13

CFB

C_{F}

1.0

Size Factor for Allowable Bending
Stress, see Table 8.3, 8.4, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7

CFC

C_{F}

1.0

Size Factor for Allowable
Compression Parallel to Grain, see Table 8.3, 8.4, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7

CFT

C_{F}

1.0

Size Factor for Allowable Tension
Parallel to Grain, see Table 8.3, 8.4, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7

CFU

C_{fu}

1.0

Flat Use Factor, see Table 4.9

CSS

C_{H}

1.0

Shear Stress Factor, Section
4.5.14

CMB

C_{M}

1.0

Wet service Factor for Allowable
Bending Stress, see Table 4.8

CMC

C_{M}

1.0

Wet service Factor for Allowable
Compression Parallel to Grain, see Table 4.8

CME

C_{M}

1.0

Wet service Factor for Modulus
of Elasticity, see Table 4.8

CMP

C_{M}

1.0

Wet service Factor for Allowable
Compression Perpendicular to Grain, see Table 4.8

CMT

C_{M}

1.0

Wet service Factor for Allowable
Tension Parallel to Grain, see Table 4.8

CMV

C_{M}

1.0

Wet service Factor for Allowable
Shear Stress Parallel to Grain, see Table 4.8

CR

C_{r}

1.0

Repetitive Member Factor, see
Section 4.5.10

CSF

C_{F}

1.0

Form Factor, see Section 4.5.12

CTM

C_{t}

1.0

Temperature Factor, see Table
4.11

CTT

C_{T}

1.0

Buckling Stiffness Factor, see
Section 4.5.15

KB

K_{b}

1.0

Buckling Length Coefficient to
calculate Effective Length

KBD

K_{bd}

1.0

Buckling Length Coefficient for
Depth to calculate Effective Length

KBE

K_{bE}

0.609

Euler Buckling Coefficient for
Beams, see Section 5.4.11

KCE

K_{cE}

1.0

Euler Buckling Coefficient for
Columns, see Section 5.8.2

KEY

K_{ey}

1.0

Buckling Length Coefficient in Y
Direction

KEZ

K_{ez}

1.0

Buckling Length Coefficient in Z
Direction

KL

K_{l}

1.0

Load Condition Coefficient, Table
4.10

LZ

LZ

Member Length

Effective shear length in the z
direction for Column Stability Check, Le=Ke*L

LY

LY

Member Length

Effective shear length in the y
direction for Column Stability Check, Le=Ke*L

LUZ

LUZ

Member Length

Member length in the z direction
for Beam Stability Check, Lu=Kb*l+Kbd*d

LUY

LUY

Member Length

Member length in the y direction
for Beam Stability Check, Lu=Kb*l+Kbd*d

CDT

CDT

1.0

Load Duration Factor

CCR

CCR

1.0

Curvature factor (Section
4.5.11)

INDEX

INDEX

10

Exponent value in the Volume
Factor Equation (Section 4.5.6)

CV

CV

1.0

Volume Factor (Section 4.5.6)

CC

CC

0.8

Variable in Column Stability
Factor, Cp (Section 5.8.2, Eqn 514)

SRC

SRC

1.0

Slenderness ratio of Compression
member

SRT

SRT

1.0

Slenderness ratio of Tension
member

RATIO


1.0

Permissible ratio of actual to
allowable stress

BEAM


1.0

 0.0 = design at start and end nodes and those
locations specified by the
SECTION command.
 1.0 = design at 13 evenly spaced points (i.e.,
1/12^{th} points) along member length, including start and end nodes.
