Free Area Loads
The"Free area loads" contains a with the list of input free area loads. Each free area load is assigned to a certain load case and with using points it can receive an arbitrary shape and location on the slab surface. Selection of the load is performed in the "Active load case" combo list. Adding (editing) free area loads is performed in the "New free surface loads" .
Free area load can also be introduced using the mouse. This inputting mode is activated by clicking an appropriate button on the horizontal tool bar "Free surface loads". The following modes are available:
Clicking the left mouse button on the desktop defines points specifying the loaded region. The load parameters are defined in the "Newfree surface loads" dialog window.
Clicking the left mouse button on already existing free area load opens the "Modify properties of free surface load" dialog window, which allows for modifying its parameters.
Clicking the left mouse button on the free area load opens the remove free area load dialog window - accepting this action removes the selected free area load.
Clicking the left mouse button on the free area load highlights the selected free area load. The free area load is simultaneously marked in thelist. The option allows for editing several free area loads at once (e.g. deleting).
The input free area load can also be edited on the desktop with the help of.
The program employs the following(sign convention).
Frame "Free area loads"
Dialog window "New free surface loads"