STAAD.Pro Physical Modeler Help

To segment members at a specified distance

To segment members given an end node and distances from that node, use the following procedure.

  1. Select a member and one of the end nodes.
  2. On the Member ribbon tab, select the Segment Member > Segment member given node and distances tool in the Edit group.

    The Segment Member from Node dialog opens.
  3. (Optional) Check the As a percentage option to specify lengths as a percentage of the total member length.
  4. Type the Distance from the selected node to where you want to segment the beam.
  5. Check the Create nodes only option to only create a new node at the specified distance.
  6. Click OK. The dialog closes and a new node is created at the specified distance.
Tip: You can use Undo to immediately undo this action. You can also use the Merge tool to re-merge members.