Analysis and Design

You can use Analysis+Design with appropriate design parameters by opening the Analyze and Design.cde project file, which has the structural system and load model properly arranged.

  • Click on the Analysis Settings command.

  • The Analysis Settings dialog will open.

  • Select the select Seismic Forces Calculation Method as the Mode Combination Method Using Response Spectrum.

  • From Basement Calculation Method Using Modal Analysis section, select Separate Analysis for basements.

  • Select Use Semi Rigid Diaphragms from the Slab Diaphragms Modelling Method section.

  • Click the OK button to close the dialog.

  • Click the Analysis and Design tab in the ribbon menu.

  • Open the Concrete list from the Design Parameters heading.

  • Click the General Concrete Reinforcement Parameters command from the Concrete list .

  • General Concrete Reinforcement Settings dialog will open.

  • Check the concrete parameters.

  • Click the OK button to close the dialog.

  • Click the Column Parameters command from the Concrete list .

  • The Column Parameters dialog will open.

  • Check the column parameters.

  • Click the OK button to close the dialog.

  • Click the Beam Parameters command from the Concrete list.

  • The Beam Parameters dialog will open.

  • Check the beam parameters.

  • Click the OK button to close the dialog.

  • Click the Slab Parameters command from the Concrete list.

  • The Slab Parameters dialog will open.

  • Check the slab parameters.

  • Click the OK button to close the dialog.

  • Click the Steel command in the ribbon menu Analysis and Design tab, Design Parameters heading.

  • The Steel Design Options dialog will open.

  • Select AISC 360-16 (LRDF) as design code.

  • Click the OK button to close the dialog.

  • Confirm the design code change by clicking the Yes button.

  • Click the Steel Bar Selection command from the ribbon menu.

  • The Steel Selection dialog will open.

  • Click the Column tab.

  • Check the column longitudinal and transverse reinforcement diameters.

  • Click the Beam-Coupling Beam tab.

  • Check the beam longitudinal and transverse reinforcement diameters.

  • Click the OK button to close the dialog.

  • Click the Analysis+Design (F9) command.

  • Do you want to perform analysis? question will be asked.

  • Click the Yes button.

  • Wait for the analysis to complete in the Analysis Status window.

  • After the analysis is complete, click the OK button to close the window.

  • Combinations for Concrete Design and Steel Design are defined automatically.

  • Open the Load Combinations list under the Structure Tree, Analysis heading .

  • Open the Concrete Design Combinations list.

  • The load combinations used for the design of concrete elements will be seen.

  • Open the Steel Design Combinations list.

  • The load combinations used for the design of the steel elements will be listed.


Follow the steps of the video below.

 

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