How can I consider eccentric load introduction for surfaces?

Answer

In this regard, there are several options.

On the one hand, you can decompose the eccentric load into the vertical component and the moment component, and model the loading by using line loads.

Figure 02 - Loading as Line Load and Moment Component

On the other hand, you can apply the line load eccentrically to the surface by means of an additional surface with the surface type - Stiffness "Rigid."

Figure 03 - Loading as Line Load Using Rigid Surface

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Load introduction Eccentric Offset Eccentricity Surfaces Rigid surface Line load

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