Web-opening Detail Analysis

  • Building Engineering
  • midas Gen
  • 2015.03.19


This tutorial presents the modeling and analysis processes for the reinforcement design of a beam with a circular web opening and explains the procedure for verifying results.

The essential contents for the user to experience in the example are the following:

       Detail modeling using plate elements to study the stress distribution

       around the vicinity of the opening

       Method of using Rigid Link for the structural link between the opening detail model and the model of the remaining parts with beam elements

       Method to extract the analysis results for plate elements

Following content is covered in the tutorial

1.   Preferences setting

2.   Define material and section properties

3.   Structural Modeling

4.   Enter Structure Support conditions

5.   Enter Loading Data

6.   Perform Structural Analysis

7.   Interpret Analysis Results

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