Cross-Section Information of Section Areas
Tips & Tricks
The cross‑section properties software SHAPE‑THIN provides the option to combine the cross‑section parts in a ‘section’ and display the cross‑section properties. Thus, it is possible to determine the values of the individual components in a composite cross‑section.
The dialog graphic shows the selected objects, including the centroid S and the shear center M. The cross‑section properties of the selected objects are listed in the table.
Conversely, the user-defined sections can be converted back into editable elements and point element by using the ‘Reduce Cross‑Section’ function.
Do you have any questions or need advice?
Contact us or find various suggested solutions and useful tips on our FAQ page.
Cross-Section Properties Software
Section properties, stress analysis, and plastic design of open and closed thin-walled cross-sections