3D Frame Library

The FrameSuperElement type exposes the following members.

Constructors

  NameDescription
FrameSuperElement
Initialization of a frame super element

Methods

  NameDescription
GetDisplacementsForLoadCase
Gets the displacements at the given location
GetDisplacementsForLoadCombination
Performs linear superposition to calculate frame element displacements for the given load combination
GetInternalForcesForLoadCase
Gets the internal forces at the given location
GetInternalForcesForLoadCombination
Performs linear superposition to calculate frame element internal forces for the given load combination
Length
Element length

Fields

  NameDescription
AdditionalMass
Additional element mass, which is taken into account in dynamic analysis only
ConsiderShearEffect
True, if shear work will be considered (Timoshenko element), otherwise false
EndingNode
Ending Node
EndingNode_Releases
Member releases at starting node
ky
Shape coefficient for shear //y local axis (
kz
Shape coefficient for shear in local element z direction, equal to 6/5 for rectangular section
LinearLoadCasesList
List of the linear load cases of the element
LocalSystem
The local coordinate system that defines the placement of the element in 3d space
RigidOffsetEndDx
Rigid offset at ending node
RigidOffsetStartDx
Rigid offset at starting node
Section
Section object of the frame element
StartingNode
Starting Node
StartingNode_Releases
Member releases at starting node
StationsPoints
Points along element, where internal nodes will be created
Type
Frame element type

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