The"Macroelement loads" contains a with the list of input macroelement loads. Each macroelement load is assigned to a certain load case and input . Selection of the load is performed in the "Active load case" combo list. Adding (editing) macroelement loads is performed in the "New macroelement loads" dialog window.
The program allows for specifying either mechanical (e.g. forces) oractions.
Joint loads can also be introduced using the mouse. This inputting mode is activated by clicking an appropriate button on the horizontal tool bar "Macroelement loads". The following modes are available:
Clicking the left mouse button on the desktop introduces the macroelement location. Adding macroelement load is performed in the "New macroelement loads".
Clicking the left mouse button on already existing macroelement load opens the "Modify properties of macroelement load" dialog window, which allows for modifying its parameters.
Clicking the left mouse button on the macroelement load opens the remove macroelement load dialog window - accepting this action removes the selected macroelement load.
Clicking the left mouse button on the macroelement load highlights the selected macroelement load. The macroelement load is simultaneously marked in thelist. The option allows for editing several macroelement loads at once (e.g. deleting).
The input macroelement loads can also be edited on the desktop with the help of.
The program employs the following(sign convention).
Frame "Macroelement loads"