Category Archives: UDFs

Reinforced Concrete Moment Curvature – Development over time

I recently noticed that in the RC Design Functions spreadsheet the TimeCurve function had stopped working.  The function calculates the development of reinforced concrete section curvature over time, and was previously presented in Reinforced Concrete Moment-Curvature – 3; Restrained Shrinkage and Creep and Reinforced … Continue reading

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ConBeamU 4.05 and ConBeampy 1.02

The latest update of the two continuous beam spreadsheets can be downloaded from: ConBeamU.zip ConBeampy.zip The main changes are: A problem with point loads applied exactly at a support position has been corrected A function has been added to evaluate … Continue reading

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New and updated links

I have just updated my Blogroll, with 9 new links, and a couple of updates: Colin Caprani’s site is now back on-line I have updated the link to Jon Peltier’s blog dataprose.org was the source of many of the new links, … Continue reading

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Conbeam – Python version

I have converted the continuous beam analysis spreadsheet (last presented here) to Python code, linked to Excel VBA User Defined Functions (UDFs) with ExcelPython.  To run the Python version you will need an installed copy of Python, including Numpy and … Continue reading

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Dealing with dates 3: opening and saving csv files without data corruption

This post makes use of a spreadsheet for reading data from text files, including comma separated value (csv) files.  The latest version includes a routine for saving the imported data in csv format.  It can be downloaded (including full open-source … Continue reading

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