STAAD.Pro Physical Modeler Help

Add Strain Temperature Load dialog

This dialog is used to add strain loads due to temperature to members.

Property Value
Load Select the load case or load group to which this load will be added.
Tip: The current load case or group is the default selection. This is displayed in the program status bar and can be changed on the View ribbon tab in the Active Load group.
Strain Select the method by which the strain is specified:
  • Strain
  • Strain Rate
Total Extension Initial axial elongation (+)/ shrinkage (-) in member due to misfit, etc. in length unit.
Per unit length Initial axial elongation (+)/ shrinkage (-) per unit length.