Can the program create a table for me which shows the maximum internal force pairings of several members? For example, for the top flange of a truss and the struts.

Answer

Yes, it is possible. For this, you have to combine the members into a set of members. For continuously connected members, the type "Continuous Member" can be used. For other members, use the "Member Group". In principle, the distinction is only important for the subsequent design in add-on modules.

After creating the sets of members and the structure, it is possible to output the internal forces in the result window "Sets of Members - Internal Forces" Use the filter of the tables to hide unwanted results.

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Set of members Internal forces Continuous member Group of members

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