Generating Member Load Using Free Line Load

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Not all structural elements of a real building are included in a structural model. As an example, we can look at a pipe that runs along a steel girder frame.

The load of the beam would be transferred as concentrated loads on the beam below. To avoid having to manually divide the corresponding parts of the load, you can find the load generator "From free line load" under "Tools" → "Generate loads".

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Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Lukas Sühnel

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Lukas Sühnel

Product Engineering & Customer Support

Mr. Sühnel is responsible for the quality assurance of RSTAB, he also participates in product development and provides technical support for our customers.

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