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English translation: calculated crack width

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German term or phrase:Wcal
English translation:calculated crack width
Entered by: Alexandra Duckitt
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08:57 Aug 7, 2006
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
German term or phrase: Wcal
Die Behälter sind nach DIN 1045 mit mindestens der Betongüte B 25 wu und einer Mindestbauteilstärke von 20 cm zu bemessen. Eine Abminderung der Schnittgrößen aus Füllungsdruck mit Hilfe des Erddrucks ist nicht zulässig. Die zulässige Rissbreite ***Wcal*** darf höchstens 0,2 mm betragen.

About underground concrete water tanks.

Is there anyone who can tell me more about this (I suppose) unit of measurement, pls?!
Alexandra Duckitt
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:12
calculated crack width
Explanation:
this sounds most plausible IMO, see:

http://wpage.unina.it/reluis/pdf/EN 1992-1-1_dic-04.pdf
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rainerc
Local time: 03:12
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calculated crack width


Explanation:
this sounds most plausible IMO, see:

http://wpage.unina.it/reluis/pdf/EN 1992-1-1_dic-04.pdf

rainerc
Local time: 03:12
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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agree  Dr. Georg Schweigart: http://www.vdsev.de/merkblaetter/rissebeton.pdf
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  -> danke Georg!
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