S

Internal moments and forces

stb

Stabilising

sup

Superior; Upper

t (or ten)

Tension

t (or tor)

Torsion

u

Ultimate

v

Shear

w

Web

x,y,z

Coordinates

y

Yield

1.7 Special symbols used in this Part 1 of Eurocode 2 1.7.1 General

In general, the symbols used in Part 1 of Eurocode 2 are based on the common symbols in 1.6 and on derivatives of these as, for example,

Gd,sup Upper design value of a permanent action Ac Total cross-sectional area of a concrete section fyd Design yield strength of reinforcement.

Such derivations are defined in the text where they occur, for ease of use. However, in addition, the most frequently occurring symbols are listed and defined below; those that are local, and unique to a particular chapter, are listed at the beginning of that chapter. If, in reading the text, the user is unsure of the meaning of a particular symbol, he will be able to find it either in 1.7.2-1.7.4 below or at the start of the relevant chapter.

1.7.2 Latin upper case symbols

Ac Ap

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