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Corbels: the area ratio of closed vertical links k2

Eurocode 2 part 1-1: Design of concrete structures   J.3 (3) - Annex J (informative)

If ac > 0,5hc and FEd > VRd,c (see § 6.2.2), closed vertical links As,lnkk2FEd/fyd should be provided in addition to the main tension reinforcement (see Figure J.6 (b)).


The recommended value of k2 is 0,5.

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