STAAD.Pro Physical Modeler Help

To add a snow load definition

To add a snow load definition containing code-specific loading parameters, use the following procedure.

  1. On the Catalog ribbon tab, select the Snow tool in the Create Load Definitions group.

    The Create: Snow Load Definition dialog opens.
  2. Type a unique Name for the new snow load definition.
  3. Type the Ground Snow Load for this definition.
  4. Specify the code-specific snow factors:
    1. Type the Exposure Factor.
    2. Type the Thermal Factor.
    3. Type the Importance Factor.
  5. Click OK.
You can now use this definition for multiple snow load cases.

Selecting a snow load definition in the catalog will display its parameters in the Properties panel.

You can edit a snow definition by selecting it from the structure catalog and then clicking the Edit tool in the Edit group on the Catalog ribbon tab.