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General Section Designer

  • General
  • Intermediate level
  • 2010.12.10
General Section Designer (GSD) is new module for Gen 2011 and Civil 2011.

General Section Designer is a tool that calculates the section properties, interaction curves, moment curvatures, and stress distribution of a general shape of section.  

Scope of GSD:

Definition of any  irregular cross-section.

  • Calculation of Section properties

  • Generation of P-M, P-My-Mz, M-M interaction curves

  • Calculation of Section Capacity (in flexure) and Safety Ratio based on member forces.

  • Generation of Moment-Curvature curve.

  • Plot of Stress contours  for all the cross-sections.

All the above features are supported for: RC sections, Steel sections and Composite sections.

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