second moment of area


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second moment of area

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where [f.sub.ct,m,flex] is the mean flexural tensile strength of concrete, [I.sub.c] is the second moment of area (uncracked concrete section), and h is the cross-sectional depth.
The analysis of graphical correlations shows that by reducing the second moment of area of the stiffening girder, additionally the cross-sectional area of cables can be reduced without changing the bending moment diagram caused by uniformly distributed load.
The second moment of area of the entire transformed section is given by:
Axial stiffness is the product of Young's modulus and area, while bending stiffness is the product of Young's modulus and second moment of area. (Please, do not call "second moment of area" "moment of inertia"--another sub-myth).