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M. To add a concentrated force or moment on members

To add either concentrated forces or members at a point along the length of a member, use the following procedure.

  1. Either:

    On the Loading ribbon tab, select the Load Items tool in the Loading Specifications group

    ヒント: This will add the load item to the currently selected load group selected in the program status bar.


    In the Load & Definition dialog, select a primary load case in the Load Cases Details list and then click Add.

    The Add New Load Items dialog opens.
  2. Select either:

    the Member Load > Concentrated Force tab


    the Member Load > Concentrated Moment tab

  3. Type the location along the length of the member to the concentrated load, d1. This distance is measured from the start node of the member.
  4. Type the lateral offset from the geometric centerline to the load, d2.
  5. Select the Direction option in which the load acts. Concentrated loads can be applied in the global or local coordinates.
  6. Click Add. The load item is added to the selected load case.