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Modify Member Type


  • Enter the types of members used in the design of Reinforced Concrete members.



From main menu, select [Design] tab > [Design Input Data] > [Design Parameters] > [Modify Member Type]



First, select the members in the model and enter the following :


Select Add/Replace or Delete.

Add/Replace : Add the newly entered type or update the previously entered type.
Delete : Delete the entered type. Data entry is not required when deleting.

Member Type

(refer to NOTE.png (1) )

Enter the member type to be used in design.

Beam : Beam member
Column : Column member

apply.png : Apply the entered type to the selected members.
close.png : Close the entry Dialog Bar.

NOTE.png (1)
For member types not defined by the user, the program defines the member types according to the following by comparing the coordinates of the two nodes of each member:

Column members: Members with the local x-axis parallel to the GCS Z-axis
Beam members: Members with the local x-axis parallel to GCS X-Y plane

NOTE.png (2)
When the member type is repeatedly defined for the same member, the type will be updated to the last type entered.

NOTE.png (3)
The entered member types can be reviewed in the data table arranged in the order of element numbers. The user may Modify/Add and Delete items in the data table.
Access the data table following the procedure below.

From the Main Menu select Design > General Design Parameter > General Design Tables > Modify Member Type.
From the Tables tab of the Tree Menu select Design Tables > General Design > Modify Member Type.

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