Compression at an angle to the grain

Cross-sectional Inputs

Design compressive force Fc,a,d

The design value of the compressive force acting on the cross-section at an angle to the grain, in kN.

Angle a

The angle between the compressive and the grain, in degrees.

Load duration class

The load duration class, as defined in Clause

Service class

The service class, taking into account the temperature and relative humidity of the environment, as described in Clause


Factor kmod taking into account the effect of the duration of the loads and the moisture content, according to Clause 3.1.3.