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AD.2007-08.1.3 European Cold Formed Sections per EN10219-2

Sections defined in the publication, EN10219-2:1997 Cold formed welded structural hollow sections of non-alloy and fine grained structural steel. Part 2: Tolerances, dimensions and sectional properties have been added to library of cross sections available in the program.

The following section profiles are included as separate tables in the program:

  • Table 6: Circular Hollow Sections (CHS)
  • Table 7: Square Hollow Sections (SHS)
  • Table 8: Rectangular Hollow Sections (RHS)

To Specify a European cold formed section

  1. Select the General | Property page.

    The Properties - Whole Structure dialog box opens.

  2. In the Properties - Whole Structure dialog box, click Section Database.

    The Section Profile Tables dialog box opens.

  3. Select the Coldformed Steel tab.
  4. Select one of the tables available in the European Cold Formed section.
  5. Select an entry from the Select Profile list.
  6. Click Add.

    The section is now added to the Section tab in the Properties - Whole Structure dialog box and can be assigned to members..