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Can CRANBAHN design overhead cranes including the head beam? Which cross-sections are used for trusses?


The CRANWAYS add-on module allows you to check only the main girders, but not the gantry crane itself. The head girders of the overhead crane are also not detected.

For a overhead traveling crane, it is possible to set the parameters for the rail cross-section and an additional cross-section in window 1.3 of the add-on module.

For a snap, define the width a and the height b. Beam cross-sections consisting of rolled or welded cross-sections can be combined with a rail or tie at will. If the rail section is too large or the beam section too small, you can only continue the input with a plausible crane rail beam section.

Angle and U cross-sections are possible as additional cross-sections. They can be defined as the cross-sections
Select the beam in the [Library] or use the button to define it.

We already have an interesting webinar about " Design of crane way girders according to Eurocode 3 " on our homepage.


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