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M. To insert a node in a single member

Used to insert nodes in an existing member(s). The member is split into the corresponding number of segments with automatic generation of node numbers, member numbers, member properties, and loads.

  1. On the Geometry ribbon tab, select the Insert Node tool in the Beam group.

    The mouse pointer changes to the Insert Node pointer .
  2. Select a beam member. The Insert Nodes into Beam # dialog opens.
  3. Either:

    Specify a Distance or Proportion value and click Add New Point.


    Click Add Mid Point to add a new node halfway along the length of the beam.


    Specify an integer number of new nodes in the n = box and click Add n Points to divide the beam into n+1 number of equal divisions.

    The new node point is listed in the Insertion Points list.
  4. Repeat Step 3 as many times as needed.
    ヒント: Click Remove to remove the selected node point from the Insertion Points list if you make an error.
  5. Click OK. The dialog closes and the specified nodes are inserted into the beam.