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.
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