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Surface Spring Table


  • Enter or modify the type and stiffness of the distributed ground spring data in a spreadsheet format using the Table Tool.



From the main menu, select [Boundary] tab > [Tables] group > [Boundary Tables] > [Surface Spring]



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Element : Element number


Type : he type of element with distributed ground spring applied is indicated.


Distributed Type : The type of distribution of surface spring supports


Local Axis :  Displays the direction of defined elements for the case of frame type.


Face : Display element numbers that the distributed surface spring supports are applied to.


Edge : Display edge numbers that the distributed surface spring supports as a planer (edge) type are applied to.


Width(m) : Indicate selected width that is set to calculate the supporting stiffness of beam element per unit length.


Spring Type : Select the type of spring  (Linear / Compression only / Tension only).


Modulus of Subgrade Reaction : Define the modulus of subgrade reaction.


Group : Indicate the boundary group of each element.

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