Releases

How to define releases on bar.

Assume we have a frame of wind load:

And we want to add releases of bending moment. Additionally:

- bar 3 – on beginning of bar
- bar 4 – on end of bar
- bar 5 – on both ends of bar

Step 1 – Go to Release...

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Distribution of Surfaces Load

Assumed that wind load Q=900N/m^2 is acting on frame with dimension b=6m x h=3m:

In practice each bar assumes part of loading. We can imagine it, that cladding is divided on triang...

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Types of surfaces load

In Fenestratica application user can add different types of surfaces load.

In Cladd Loads tab it is possible to add 3 basic types of loads:

  • Wind – Wind Load – Load is always perpendicular to surface, value is given per square meter of cladding...
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Glass Weight & Glazing blocks at Fenestratica

Fenestratica allows the user to model glass weight and automatically transfer it through glazing blocks into Transoms

The user should follow the steps:

1. Definition of cladding:

Definition of cladding

2. Definition of weight of the Glass associate to cladding:

Imagine 10 mm g...

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Load Types

LOAD TYPES
In Structool user has an option to choose the Load Type applied (Characteristic, Design). By default, application uses Characteristic Load Type option. To change the option, choose Analyze -> Calculation Parameters [Fig. 1 and Fig. 2].

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