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Geometry
Models are created using SolvCreateSolver
SolvCreateSolver( ) = 1.000
Define the material(s) and section(s) that will be used in the model
SolvAddMaterial( “Steel”, 210 kN/mm2, 7850 kg/m3, 81 kN/mm2 ) = 1.000
SolvAddSection( “UC 203x203x60”, 76.37307936 cm2, 6124.513488 cm4, 2064.59815 cm4,52.60248 cm2,
19.7024 cm2 ) = 1.000
SolvAddSection( “UC 203x203x46”, 58.73147936 cm2, 4567.816776 cm4, 1548.2057 cm4,40.3128 cm2,
14.6304 cm2) = 2.000
SolvAddSection( “UB 406x178x60”, 76.51867936 cm2, 21596.26278 cm4, 1203.064151 cm4,40.98816 cm2,
32.1056 cm2 ) = 3.000
SolvAddSection( “UB 305x127x37”, 47.18053864 cm2, 7170.682187 cm4, 336.1743038 cm4,23.76684 cm2,
21.6124 cm2) = 4.000
SolvAddSection( “CHS 168.3x6.3”, 32.06309462 cm2, 1053.420549 cm4, 1053.420549 cm4,16.03154731 cm2,
16.03154731 cm2 ) = 5.000
Define the nodes
SolvSetDefaultNodeFreedom( “Pinned” ) = 1.000
SolvAddNodes( 0 m, 0 m,3.5 m, 0 m ) = 1.000
SolvSetDefaultNodeFreedom( “Free” ) = 1.000
SolvAddNodes( 0 m, 3.5 m, 3.5 m, 3.5 m,0 m, 6.5 m, 3.5 m, 6.5 m,0 m, 9.5 m, 3.5 m, 9.5 m,0 m,
12.5 m, 3.5 m, 12.5 m ) = 3.000
Define the analysis elements that connect the nodes
SolvSetDefaultElementSection( “UC 203x203x60” ) = 1.000
SolvAddElements( 1, 3,3, 5,2, 4,4, 6 ) = 1.000
SolvSetDefaultElementSection( “UC 203x203x46” ) = 1.000
SolvAddElements( 5, 7,7, 9,6, 8,8, 10 ) = 5.000
SolvSetDefaultElementSection( “UB 406x178x60” ) = 1.000
SolvAddElements( 3, 4,5, 6,7, 8 ) = 9.000
SolvAddElement( 9, 10, “UB 305x127x37” ) = 12.000
SolvSetDefaultElementSection( “CHS 168.3x6.3” ) = 1.000
SolvSetDefaultElementReleases( “Free”, “Free”, “Fixed” ) = 1.000
SolvAddElements( 2, 3,3, 6,6, 7,7, 10 ) = 13.000

Define members to collate results and simplify subsequent design calculations


SolvAddMember( “Lift 1 Left”, True, True, 1, 2 ) = 1.000
SolvAddMember( “Lift 1 Right”, True, True, 3, 4 ) = 2.000
SolvAddMember( “Lift 2 Left”, True, True, 5, 6 ) = 3.000
SolvAddMember( “Lift 2 Right”, True, True, 7, 8 ) = 4.000
Loading
Roof
Dead; wdr = 3.5 kN/m2;
Imposed; wir = 1.0 kN/m2
Floor
Dead; wdf = 3.5 kN/m2
Imposed; wif = 6.0 kN/m2
NHF = 0.005 0.5 28 m 49 m
SolvCreateDrawing (“Document”,”Loading”,”Deflection”)=1.000
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Define dead load case and loads


SolvAddLoadCase( “Dead NHF” ) = 1.000
SolvAddNodeLoad( 3, “Dead NHF”, NHF wdf, 0 kN ) = 1.000
SolvAddNodeLoad( 5, “Dead NHF”, NHF wdf, 0 kN ) = 1.000
SolvAddNodeLoad( 7, “Dead NHF”, NHF wdf, 0 kN ) = 1.000
SolvAddNodeLoad( 9, “Dead NHF”, NHF wdr, 0 kN ) = 1.000
Define imposed load case and loads
SolvAddLoadCase( “Imposed NHF” ) = 2.000
SolvAddNodeLoad( 3, “Imposed NHF”, NHF wif, 0 kN ) = 1.000
SolvAddNodeLoad( 5, “Imposed NHF”, NHF wif, 0 kN ) = 1.000
SolvAddNodeLoad( 7, “Imposed NHF”, NHF wif, 0 kN ) = 1.000
SolvAddNodeLoad( 9, “Imposed NHF”, NHF wir, 0 kN ) = 1.000
Define additional load case which in this examlpe contains no loads
SolvAddLoadCase( “Wind” ) = 3.000
Define combination for dead and imposed
SolvAddCombination( “Dead & Imposed”, “None” ) = 1.000
SolvAddCombinationLoadCase( 1, “Dead NHF”, 1.4 ) = 1.000
SolvAddCombinationLoadCase( 1, “Imposed NHF”, 1.6 ) = 1.000

Define combination for dead and wind


SolvAddCombination( “Dead & Wind”, “None” ) = 2.000
SolvAddCombinationLoadCase( 2, “Dead NHF”, 1.0 ) = 1.000
SolvAddCombinationLoadCase( 2, “Wind”, 1.4 ) = 1.000
Define combination for dead, imposed and wind
SolvAddCombination( “Dead & Imposed & Wind”, “None” ) = 3.000
SolvAddCombinationLoadCase( 3, “Dead NHF”, 1.2 ) = 1.000
SolvAddCombinationLoadCase( 3, “Imposed NHF”, 1.2 ) = 1.000
SolvAddCombinationLoadCase( 3, “Wind”, 1.2 ) = 1.000

Results
Once the model is complete you must analyse the model to obtain the results
SolvAnalyse( ) = 1.000
Create the expressions that when evaluated will obtain the results for specific nodes
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$1=Sqrt(SolvGetMaxHorizontalDeflection(3)2+SolvGetMaxVerticalDeflection(3)2);$1=1
$2=Sqrt(SolvGetMaxHorizontalDeflection(5)2+SolvGetMaxVerticalDeflection(5)2);$2=2-1
$3=Sqrt(SolvGetMaxHorizontalDeflection(7)2+SolvGetMaxVerticalDeflection(7)2);$3=3-2
$roof=Sqrt(SolvGetMaxHorizontalDeflection(9)2+SolvGetMaxVerticalDeflection(9)2);$roof=roof-3
Select the first combination then output the results
SolvSelectCombinations( 1 ) = 1.000
1 = 3.354 mm ;1 = 3.354 mm
2 = 6.067 mm ;2 = 2.713 mm
3 = 8.386 mm ;3 = 2.319 mm
roof = 10.388 mm ;roof = 2.002 mm
Select the second combination then output the results
SolvSelectCombinations( 2 ) = 1.000
1 = 0.966 mm ;1 = 0.966 mm
2 = 1.795 mm ;2 = 0.830 mm
3 = 2.575 mm ;3 = 0.780 mm
roof = 3.320 mm ;roof = 0.745 mm
Select the third combination then output the results
SolvSelectCombinations( 3 ) = 1.000
1 = 2.660 mm ;1 = 2.660 mm
2 = 4.819 mm ;2 = 2.159 mm
3 = 6.676 mm ;3 = 1.856 mm
roof = 8.289 mm ;roof = 1.614 mm
When finished destroy the solver model to free the computer resources that Tedds is using
SolvDestroySolver() = 1.000