Predrag Lukić, Nikola Romić, Obrad Stajić, Petar Pejić

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Abstract. Works in soil requires making of supporting structures to ensure the stability of the field. Reinforced concrete diaphragms allow you to perform the most complex works in a safe manner. The current calculation practice of the effect and movement of diaphragms implied the manual approach to the calculation that requires a serious time commitment of engineers or the use of complex commercial software packages. This paper presents the program automation and acceleration of the process of calculating the effect, movement and rotation of reinforced concrete diaphragms. A software package Cdiaph has been developed, which with the finite difference method calculates and draws diagrams of force impact at the intersection (M and V), movement and rotation of the intersection  (x and f) and the recommended depth of foundation (D) of reinforced concrete diaphragms.

Key words: Cdiaph, Diaphragms, Finite difference method, Automation of calculations


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