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3.Cross Section
4.Material
5.Algorithms
6.Results
7.Export
8.Utilities
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Retrieves properties of a cross section.

Inputs

NameIDDescriptionType
CroSecCroSecCross section to disassemble.CrossSection

Outputs

NameIDDescriptionType
Cross sectionCroSecCross sectionCrossSection
Family name of cross sectionFamilyFamily name of cross section: defines a group of cross sections for cross section optimization.String
Type name of cross sectionNameThe Type name serves to identify a cross section uniquely upon selection from a cross section table.String
Elem identifiersElem-IdsIdentifiers of elements to attach cross section to.String
ColorColorColor of the cross section.Colour
MaterialMatBasic material attached to the cross section.FemMaterial
Local eccentricity [cm]Ecce-locVector of eccentricity in [cm] with respect to beam axis in local beam coordinates.Vector
Heights [cm]HeightsHeights [cm] of the cross-section. Shell cross sections can have more than one height.Number
Position of center of gravityzsDistance of center of gravity of the cross section from the upper cross section boundary [cm].Number
Position of center of shearzmDistance of center of shear of the cross section from the upper cross section boundary [cm].Number
maximum width [cm]MaxWidthMaximum width [cm] of the cross-section.Number
Area [cm2]ACross section area [cm2].Number
AreaY [cm2]AyEquivalent shear area [cm2] for shear in local Y-directionNumber
AreaZ [cm2]AzEquivalent shear area [cm2] for shear in local Z-direction.Number
Iyy [cm4]IyyMoment of inertia [cm4] about the local Y-Axis.Number
Izz [cm4]IzzMoment of inertia [cm4] about the local Z-Axis.Number
Ipp [cm4]IppPrimary torsional moment of inertia [cm4] about the local X-Axis.Number
Cw [cm6]CwWarping torsional constant [cm6].Number
Wely+ [cm3]Wely+Resistance moment [cm3] about the local Y-Axis for extreme point on the positive local Z-axis.Number
Wely- [cm3]Wely-Resistance moment [cm3] about the local Y-Axis for extreme point on the negative local Z-axis.Number
Wply [cm3]WplyPlastic resistance moment [cm3] about the local Y-Axis.Number
Welz+ [cm3]Welz+Resistance moment [cm3] about the local Z-Axis for extreme point on the positive local Y-axis.Number
Welz- [cm3]Welz-Resistance moment [cm3] about the local Z-Axis for extreme point on the negative local Y-axis.Number
Wplz [cm3]WplzPlastic resistance moment [cm3] about the local Z-Axis.Number
Wt [cm3]WtMinimum torsional resistance moment [cm3].Number
alphaYalphaYBuckling coefficient about local Y-axis according to EC3.Number
alphaZalphaZBuckling coefficient about local Z-axis according to EC3.Number
alphaLTalphaLTCoefficient for lateral torsional buckling according to EC3.Number

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