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Strut and tie method (Gev)

A model used principally in regions of concentrated forces and geometric discontinuities to determine concrete proportions and reinforcement quantities and patterns based on assumed compression struts in the concrete, tensile ties in the reinforcement, and the geometry of nodes at their points of intersection. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Strut and tie models
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Structural analysis (Ge)
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