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Initial Forces Geometric Stiffness Table


  • Enter or modify Initial Forces to calculate geometric stiffness in specific elements in a spreadsheet format table.



From the main menu, select [Load] tab > [Type : Misc.] > [Load Tables] group > [Initial Forces Geometric Stiff.]



(Refer to "Initial Forces for Geometric Stiffness")

Refer to Usage of Table Tool and enter or modify the following data:

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Element: Element (number) to which an initial force is applied.

Direction: Direction of initial axial force.

Axial: Initial axial force

Global-X Projection: Initial force in GCS X-axis

Global-Y Projection: Initial force in GCS Y-axis

Global-Z Projection: Initial force in GCS Z-axis


Group: Load Group which contains the load

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