FAQ 000238 EN-US

12/01/2017

Robert Vogl Calculation SHAPE-THIN

I defined several materials for my cross-section. SHAPE-THIN generates strange cross-section properties.

Answer

In the case of cross-section with several material, SHAPE‑THIN determines the ideal cross-section properties and statical moments. For this, the reference material is used, which is specified in the Calculation Parameters dialog box, tab Global Calculation Parameters (see figure).

Thus, the surface of the individual materials is recalculated to the surface of the reference material with n = Ei / Eref.

Keywords

ideal cross-section reference material composite cross section material

Contact us

Contact Dlubal Software

Did you find your question?
If not, contact us via our free e-mail, chat, or forum support, or send us your question via the online form.

(267) 702-2815

info-us@dlubal.com

Cross-Sections Thin-Walled
SHAPE-THIN 8.xx

Cross-Section Properties Software

Section properties, stress analysis, and plastic design of open and closed thin-walled cross-sections

Price of First License
1,120.00 USD
;