STAAD.Pro Physical Modeler Help

To assign a material to surfaces

To assign a material to surfaces, use the following procedure.

  1. Select the surfaces which will all have the same material.
  2. On the Surface ribbon tab, select the Material tool in the Assign Properties group.

    The Assign material dialog opens.
  3. Select the Source for the material definition.
    • Catalog - Used to select materials from the Section Property Catalog.
    • Model - Used to select catalog materials previously added to your current model.
    • User Database - Used to select custom materials previously saved in your user database.
  4. Select the material you want to use from the following dialog controls.
    Note: For Catalog materials, you must select the Type, Country, and Material Type first. Similarly, for User Database, you must select the Type and Material type first.
  5. Click OK. The dialog closes and the material selections are assigned to the selected surfaces.