The program is according to Eurocode 6: Design of masonry structures – Part 1-1.
The interpretation of the code may vary from the original text.
The calculation of loads is according EN 1990 and EN 1991
The calculation of storey high elements is according EN 12602
Remark: The use of the program is generally on your own responsibility. It is assumed that the user has sufficient statically knowledge.
The program was launched in English on the Internet february 2008.
The program consist of 12 modules of calculation.
A calculation for a specific part of the construction (e.g a masonry beam, tie-wire, a vertical loaded wall) is labelled a "Component"Headings
List of projects
New projects are created by activating the green buttom “New project”. The created projects have the date of creation and date of last changes as a reference. The active project is marked with bold text.
Data for the project
The name of the project and the initials are transferred to all reports generated in that particular project. Safety and control class is used to determine the safety factors
Common data, Masonry and LW Concrete (EN12602) (=Storey high walls of light weight concrete)
Relevant parameters from these 3 headings are transferred to new components where relevant. Parameters in already existing components will not be affected when changes are made in these headings.
Setup consist of following elements:
Here are all available modules. For the actual chosen project all components are listed related to the relevant module. The date of creation and date of last changes for the components are given as a reference
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