In the model, there are two governing internal forces, Vz and My. In the printout report selection, I have only activated these two internal forces with the 'Extreme Values' option. Why are duplicate result lines displayed in the report in 'Members - Internal Forces'?

Answer

In this case, the reason for four result lines (see Fig. 01) is that a minimum and a maximum including the associated remaining internal forces are output for each selected internal force.

Figure 01 - Printout Report: Members - Internal Forces

  • First line: Numerical maximum of Vz (3.54 kN) with corresponding internal forces
  • Second line: Numerical minimum of Vz (0 kN) with the corresponding internal forces
  • Third line: Numerical maximum of My (0 kNm) with corresponding internal forces
  • Fourth line: Numerical minimum of My (-12.37 kNm) with corresponding internal forces

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