EADs versus ETAGs

EADs versus ETAGs

EADs (European Assessment Documents) are the successor documents of ETAGs (European Technical Approval Guidelines). All published ETAGs will be converted into EADs. For fasteners, the beginning was made by ETAG 001, Part 1 to 4. The corresponding EADs were already...
Earthquake ETAG 001, TR 045 Section 5.3b

Earthquake ETAG 001, TR 045 Section 5.3b

What about design with requirements on the ductility of the anchors in accordance with TR 045, Section 5.3b? Technical Report TR 045 offers different design options: Capacity design in accordance with TR 045, Section 5.3a1 Elastic design in accordance with TR 045,...
Earthquake ETAG 001, TR 045

Earthquake ETAG 001, TR 045

The function SEISMIC DESIGN allows the input of data for the design under earthquake loads according to ETAG 001, TR 045. Design method according to ETAG 001, TR 045 for use in concrete under seismic actions. Note: This function is only available if at least one...
DesignFiX – FEM module

DesignFiX – FEM module

DesignFiX offers a Finite Element Program (FEM) for the calculation of the base plate thickness. This program is only active if a profile is present, a valid design result is available and at least one anchor is loaded in tension. Steel type and corresponding yield...
DesignFiX – Version 2.1

DesignFiX – Version 2.1

New Functions in Version 2.1 Attachment: To distinguish attachments made of steel or concrete, an option to select further types of attachment is introduced on the tab ANCHOR LAYOUT. In addition to anchor plates made of steel, concreted attachments (rectangular,...
Concrete edge failure

Concrete edge failure

Frequently asked question: In a narrow and thin component the resistance for concrete edge failure does not increase with increasing edge distance c1. What is the reason for this illogical baviour? Answer: With edge distances c2,1 and c2,2 and a component thickness h...
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