Flowchart for the design result check of steel member

Start 5.3 Determine class of cross section (Class1, Class2, Class3, Class4)

Check design axial resistance

A

A'

Check design shear resistance

B

B'

Check design resistance moment

C

C'

Check lateral torsional buckling resistance of member subject to bending

D

D'

Check resistance under the combined effects of axial load and moment

E

E'

End

Note: The flowchart shown herein illustrates the conceptual process of algorithm. This is not intended for program coding

4.13) Check design tension resistance criterion (NSd ≤ Nt.45) Determine design buckling resistance (Nb. Nb.Rd) Check design compression resistance criterion ( NSd ≤ min(Nc.Rd) 5.Rd) ) A' .3 Check slenderness Yes Is compression member? No 5. design axial resistance A 4.3 (1) a Determine design tension resistance (Nt.7.Flowchart A-A'.4 (2) Determine design compression resistance (Nc.Rd) (5.Rd) (5.4.Rd .

4.Rd) (5.2 Determine design resistance moment (Mc.Rd > 0.7 (3) Determine reduced design plastic resistance moment (MV.7 (3) Yes No 5. design shear resistance B shear force exist? Yes No 5.5.Rd)) B' Flowchart C-C'. design resistance moment C 5.Rd) Check design resistance moment criterion C' .Rd . Vbe.6 Determine design plastic shear resistance (Vpl.58) Determine design shear buckling resistance (Vbe.4.4.4.Flowchart B-B'.20) Check design shear resistance criterion ( VSd ≤ min(Vpl.Rd) d/tw > 69 Yes No (5.Rd ) VSd / Vpl.5 5.

2.Flowchart D-D'.1. lateral torsional buckling resistance D uniform symmetrical section with equal flanges? Yes Annex F.1 Determine elastic critical moment (Mcr) No Annex F.2 Determine design buckling resistance moment (Mb.5.1 Determine slenderness ratio ( λLT) __ 5.Rd) Check design buckling resistance criterion D' .

8.5.8.4.4.2 5. resistance check under the combined effects of axial load and moment E Yes Is tension member? No No Class1 or Class2 ? Yes No Class1 or Class2 ? Yes 5.8.3 check capacity under the combined effects of tension and moment check resistance under the combined effects of compression and moment 5.8.4 E' check resistance under the combined effects of compression and moment E' .4.3 check resistance under the combined effects of compression and moment 5.1 5.4.2 check capacity under the combined effects of tension and moment 5.8.4.1 check capacity under the combined effects of tension and moment check resistance under the combined effects of compression and moment No Class3 ? Yes No Class3 ? Yes 5.8.4.Flowchart E-E'.

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