M. To add a node at overlapping beams
To connect to overlapping beams with a node at that location, use the following procedure.
You can manually select beams that are overlapping or the program can automatically detect these for you using the optional first step below.
- (Optional) Automatically select overlapping beams:
Beam Tools ribbon tab, select the
Intersect Beams tool in the
- Type a tolerance to use in the Intersect Members dialog and then click OK. A message dialog opens to indicate that new beams have been created.