STAAD.Pro Help

M. To generate influence surfaces

To generate influence surfaces for the currently selected deck, do the following.

On the Bridge Deck ribbon tab, select the Loading > Influence Surface Generator tool in the Loading group.

A temporary STAAD input file ( filename_deck.std) is sent to the STAAD analysis engine for processing. The STAAD Analysis and Design dialog opens to display the progress. When the analysis is complete, the dialog closes automatically.