Structural Modelling Overview
Techniques for member creation and loading are described in this section. Also described here are those other modelling related functions contained on the “Member” pulldown. Additional modelling related topics can be found in the preceding Graphic Editor Basics section.
Ignorable Forces for Beam Design
The beam forces that are automatically designed for in the beam section design are Major Bending Moment, Major Shear Force & Torsion. The beam forces that are not automatically designed for (or even checked) are Axial Tension Force, Minor Axis ...
Reinforcement Data Editor
Click the “Steel Bars” tab to display the “Reinforcement Data Editor” showing the steel bars selected after beam bending and shear design. This form is a dynamic dialog. It allows the user to edit the selected steel bars and links. The user can also ...
Column and Wall Design Contents
The "Column Section Design" form can be accessed by clicking the “Column Section Design” option under the “Design” pulldown menu in the Graphic Editor. ProtaStructure can design rectangular, circular and polyline columns under uniaxial or biaxial ...
Filter, Sorting, Batch Design, Reporting
Manipulating the Beam Summary Table The summary table can be manipulated as follows: To filter axes Initially the beam summary table displays all beams at all storeys. You can filter the table by clicking the “Filter Axes” button on the “Design” ...
Column and Wall Design Overview
Column and Wall are the significant vertical structural members in a building structure. Column Reinforcement Design Tab can be loaded by selecting the "Columns" under the Design tab. Design settings of columns and walls are explained in detail in ...