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AD.2007-11.3.3 SANS 10162-1:2011 Steel Design

Steel design per the South African SANS 10162-1:2011 code is now available.

Specifying a design using SANS 10162-1:2011

  1. Select the Design | Steel page.

    The Steel Design - Whole Structure dialog opens.

  2. In the Current Code list, select the SANS10162-1:2011.
  3. Click Define Parameters list.

    The Define Parameters dialog opens.

  4. Specify one or more design parameters as necessary.

    Note: Refer to the descriptions in the dialog or to D14.C.7 Design Parameters for definitions of the design parameters and default values used.
  5. Click Add.

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

    CODE SANS10162-1: 2011
    Tip: Alternately, SANS10162 will also use the latest edition. To use the older edition of the South African steel design code, SANS10162-1: 1993 is required.