STAAD.Pro Physical Modeler Help

To assign a catalog section

To add a catalog cross section and assign it to selected members in your model, use the following procedure.

  1. Select the Section tool in the Assign properties group on the Member ribbon tab.

    The Assign section dialog opens.
  2. (Optional) If the section you want to assign has already been added to the model:
    1. Select Model from the Source drop-down list.
    2. Select the Section name and then proceed to step 5.
    Tip: Open the Model catalog to see the existing sections in the model. There you can also add sections with assigning them.
  3. Select Standard from the Type drop-down list.
  4. Select the catalog and section data for the shape you want to add.
    Property Value
    Country Select the country where the catalog shape is produced.
    Material Select the material of the shape.
    Category Select the material category:
    • Hot Rolled
    • Cold Rolled
    Specification Select the specifying organization and other
    Version Select the version of the specification.
    Manufacturer Select the manufacturer if multiple are available.
    Table Select the shape table.
    Name Select the shape name from the table.
  5. Click OK.