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hello sir,
Can yo give me the best way to design a composite column section?
and what is the preffered software to design it?
Thank u!

Answer
Dear Batoul

If you mean a composite concrete and steel column the best refference I know is german code ( DIN). But for the calculations I suppose the theory , ACI is based on can be used in such case.
I dont have idea about a known software .

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