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Eurocode 3 Code Verification

Eurocode 3 (EN1993-1-1:2005) Design Code Verification

Information presented on this page is intended to demonstrate the section design convergence that can be achived with SkyCiv. All examples are taken from the DESIGNERS’ GUIDE TO EN 1993-1-1 EUROCODE 3: DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES (authors L.Gardner and D.A.Nethercot). Current manual consists description of algorithm of manual calculations.

Example 6.2: Cross-section resistance in compression

Design Case Manual SkyCiv
Nominal axial strength (compression) Nc,Rd, kN 3305 3305.05

Example 6.5: Cross-section resistance under combined bending and shear

Design Case Manual SkyCiv
Nominal flexural strength Mc,Rd, kN-m 386.8 386.83
Nominal shear strength Vpl,Rd, kN 689.2 689.25

Example 6.7: Buckling resistance of a compressed member

Design Case Manual SkyCiv
Nominal axial strength (comression) Nc,Rd, kN 2026.8 2026.75
Buckling strength (compression) Nb,Rd, kN 1836.5 1836.43

Example 6.8: Lateral torsional buckling resistance

Design Case Manual SkyCiv
Nominal flexural strength Mc,Rd, kN-m 1704 1704.45
Nominal shear strength Vpl,Rd, kN 1959 1958.93
Buckling strength (bending) Mb,Rd, KN-m 1469 1470.65

Example 6.9: Member resistance under combined major axis bending and axial compression

Design Case Manual SkyCiv
Nominal axial strength (comression) Nc,Rd, kN 2946.5 2946.5
Nominal flexural strength Mc,Rd, kN-m 174.3 174.31
Nominal shear strength Vpl,Rd, kN 1134 1134.11
Buckling strength (compression) Nb,Rd, kN 1209 1209.77
Buckling strength (bending) Mb,Rd, KN-m 169.5 169.54

Example 6.10: Member resistance under bi-axial bending and axial compression

Design Case Manual SkyCiv
Nominal axial strength (comression) Nc,Rd, kN 8415 8415
Nominal flexural strength Mc,Rd, kN-m 1168 1167.92
Buckling strength (compression) Nb,Rd, kN 6640 6639.74
Buckling strength (bending) Mb,Rd, KN-m 1152 1142.39