Fatigue check

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In previous releases when assessing concrete for fatigue, the stress in the concrete was calculated based on the parabolic-rectangular stress-strain diagram. 

Stress-strain diagram - fatigue check (older versions)

According to Eurocode the tensile strength of concrete shall be ignored and a linear stress-strain relationship for concrete under compression shall be used. Now for fatigue verification, we use the same stress-strain diagrams as in SLS checks, i.e., an unlimited linear stress-strain diagram.

Stress-strain diagram - fatigue check

For the concrete in compression, the mean value of Young's modulus of elasticity Ecm is used.

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