M. To create a truss model
To create a parametric truss model, use the following procedure.
- Select Truss Models from the Model Type drop-down list.
Select one of the parametric truss types by either:
- Pratt Truss
- Warren Truss
- Howe Bridge
- Lattice Truss
- Howe Roof
- North Light
- (Optional) Type a Model Name.
- Type the overall truss Length, Height, and Width distances.
- Type the No. of bays along length to define the number of equally spaced bay along the length of the truss.
- (Optional) To use unequaly length bays:
- Type the No. of bays along width to define the number of transverse bays.
- (Optional) To use unequaly length transverse bays:
- Click Apply.