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D12.A.2.3 Members with Axial Force and Bending Moments

For compression members with bending, interaction formulae of NS table are checked for appropriate loading situation. All compression capacities are calculated per the procedure of NS 12.3.

The equivalent moment factor β is calculated using the procedure of NS table 12. Two different approaches are used depending upon whether the members can sway or not. Conditions for sidesway and transverse loading can be specified through the use of parameters SSY and SSZ. For members that cannot sway, without transverse loading, coefficients b are calculated and proper dimensioning moments are used in the interaction formulae.