Bridge Deck ribbon tab, select the
tool in the
Load Generator Parameters
On the General tab, Select BS5400 Part 2 as the Design Code.
The <code> tab updates to BS5400.
Select Ultimate for the Limit State.
Select the BS5400 tab.
For this example, the default single load case with the nominal HB vehicle and unit of 30 are OK.
Select the Node Displacements tab.
An action must be defined for which the maximum results determine the placement of the moving loads. This example will use the same action as reviewed above in the influence surface.
Enter the following data into the Node Displacements table:
The program analyzes the deck to obtain the
critical load positions for the specified action.
A summary of the analysis is
opened in your default text editor (e.g., Notepad). The file (named
) is saved
in the same location as the input file. Close the text editor once you have
completed reviewing this file.