STAAD.Pro Physical Modeler Help

To create a load group

To add a new load group to your model, use the following procedure.

  1. On the Model ribbon tab, select the Load Group tool in the Loads group.

    The Add load group dialog opens.
  2. Type a unique Name for the new load group.
    Tip: This is helpful in identifying the load group.
  3. (Optional) Type a Description for the load group.
  4. Select the load group Category from the drop-down list.
  5. (Optional) Type self-weight multipliers in each global direction if this load case should contain self weight.
  6. Click OK. The load group is created and selected as the current load group.
You can now add individual load items into the load group.

Load group details can be viewed and edited by selecting the Load groups tool in the Reference group on the Spreadsheet ribbon tab.