Introduction

General information

The program Punching checks the capacity with regard to punching for slabs supported by edge, corner and interior columns according to EN 1992-1-1. Possible shear reinforcement as bent-down bars or links is designed on the user’s choice.

Limitations

Program structure

Menu bar

Toolbar

Input

Title

Mode

Material

Geometry

Reinforcement details

Loads

Calculate

Result

Printout layout

Tables

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Methods of calculation

The description of the calculation methods doesn’t claim to in detail reflect the program flow, but serves to give sufficient information on how the result of the calculation has been retrieved.

The slab capacity with regard to punching is calculated according to EN 1992-1-1 6.4.3. Possible shear reinforcement as bent-down bars or links are designed if required.

Sign Conventions

Punching calculation

Punching shear resistance without shear reinforcement

Control perimeters

Eccentricity factor

Punching shear resistance with shear reinforcement

Rules for punching reinforcement

Layout for punching shear reinforcement

References