This article was translated by Google Translator View original text

How do you consider an offset of members at a particular connection point?

Answer

There are basically two options:

  • The use of member eccentricities, see the article Considering eccentricities of members and surfaces
  • In the case of, for example, differently defined member hinges in combination with different dimensions of offsets, the use of couplings or rigid members may help, see Figure 1

Keywords

eccentricity member eccentricity offset eccentric member end hinge connection

Downloads

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

RFEM Main Program
RFEM 5.xx

Main Program

Structural engineering software for finite element analysis (FEA) of planar and spatial structural systems consisting of plates, walls, shells, members (beams), solids and contact elements

Price of First License
3,540.00 USD
RSTAB Main Program
RSTAB 8.xx

Main Program

The structural engineering software for design of frame, beam and truss structures, performing linear and nonlinear calculations of internal forces, deformations, and support reactions

Price of First License
2,550.00 USD