FAQ added for Floor Pro

Does Floor Pro consider effective width when beams are integral with slabs? 
No, the concept of “effective flange” is not necessarily applicable to FEM-based solutions.  The effective width concept was introduced to equate the maximum stress from simple beam theory to that of an elastic solution recognizing plate action of the flange.  Floor Pro considers the true composite action between beam and slab/flange and is inherent in its solution.  Technical Notes #228 and 276 provide additional detail.

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