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D5.D.2 Specifying the design engine to use a national annex

Use the following procedure to include additional check specified by a National Annex:

Batch steel design is performedin the Analytical Modeling workflow.
  1. On the Analysis and Design ribbon tab, select Steel in the Design gallery. The Steel Design - Whole Structure dialog box opens.
  2. In the Current Code drop-down menu, select EN 1993-1-1:2005.
  3. Click Define Parameters…. The Design Parameters dialog box opens.
  4. Select the NA parameter in the list box.
  5. Select the option corresponding to the National Annex document you want to use .
  6. Click Add.

    This will insert the following commands into the STAAD input file:

    CODE EN 1993-1-1:2005
    NA n

Refer to D5.C. European Codes - Steel Design to Eurocode 3 [EN 1993-1-1:2005] for additional information on steel design per EC3.

A design performed to the new Eurocode 3 National Annex is displayed in the output file (*.ANL) with the following header, in addition to the base EC3 output.