In this MIDAS Intro Session, our MIDAS engineer introduced approaches to simulate cracked RC sections based on AASHTO LRFD/ACI codes, the fundamental material models to simulate concrete nonlinearity, and the approaches to visualize concrete cracks in the simulation tools.
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- Overview of concrete cracking behavior
- The basic assumptions of concrete crack calculations in AASHTO/ACI codes
- Simulating the effective flexural stiffness for cracked concrete walls using AASHTO/ACI codes
- Use the nonlinear concrete material property to explicitly simulate concrete cracking
- Concrete cracking direction, status, and width visualization.
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