M. To assign a member rotation angle
To assign an arbitrary member rotation angle about its longitudinal axis, use the following procedure.
The rotation of a member about it's longitudinal axis is referred to as the "beta angle" in STAAD.Pro.
- Select one or more members in the view window.
Specification ribbon tab, select the
tool in the
The Beta Angle dialog opens.
- Select the Angle in Degrees option and then type the angle of rotation.
- Select the To Selection option.
- Click OK. The rotation angle is assigned. A new beta angle specification is added to the Beta Angle tab on the Properties - Whole Structure dialog. This angle can be assigned to additional beams from this dialog.