v_{Ed,II} | [kN/m] | Acting shear force parallel to the joint |

v_{Rd,II} | [kN/m] | Design shear resistance parallel to the joint |

v_{Ed,II} | [kN/Box] | Acting shear force parallel to the joint per box pair |

v_{Rd,II} | [kN/Box] | Design shear resistance parallel to the joint per box pair |

v_{Ed,┴} | [kN/m] | Acting shear force right-angled to the joint |

v_{Rd,┴} | [kN/m] | Design shear resistance right-angled to the joint |

v_{Rd,┴}* | [kN/m] | Design shear resistance right-angled to the joint (reduced) |

z_{Ed,V┴} | [kN/m] | Tensile forces resulting from shear force right-angled to the joint |

n_{min} | [-] | Minimum number of box pairs required |

n_{max} | [-] | Maximum number of box pairs |

h | [m] | Joint height |