StructuralPointActionFree

Free point load

The Free point load is related to slabs. The load is not defined by the entity it acts on, but by a specific load point. Free loads are defined by means of "loading entities" that may overlap or affect one or more slabs.

Specification in the excel

Name of the column header

Type of data

Value example or enum definition

Required value

Description

Name

String

FF1

yes

Human readable unique name of the force

Type

String

Standard

no

This property defines what the load is caused by, E.g. Standard, Wind, Snow, Self weight, Hoar Frost, Predefined, Plane Load, Water Pond, Water Pressure, Soil Pressure, Generated Water, Generated Soil

Direction

Enum

X

Y

Z

Vector

yes

Specifies the base direction of the load

X, Y, Z - action will be applied in one of these directions

Vector - size and direction calculated from vector

Value [kN]

Double

-1

yes, if Direction = X,Y or Z

Specifies the size of the load

Vector (X;Y;Z) [kN]

String

(10;10;0)

yes, if Direction = Vector

Specifies the size of the load in , direction by vector

Load case

String

LC2

yes

The name of the load case to which the force belongs

Coordinate X [m]

Double

-1,000

yes

The X coordinate of the point force

Coordinate Y [m]

Double

1,000

yes

The Y coordinate of the point force

Coordinate Z [m]

Double

3,250

yes

The Z coordinate of the point force

Coordinate system

String

Global

yes

Defines the co-ordinate system of the member in which the load is applied. Only global coordinate system is supported for free point loads

Id

String

39f238a5-01d0-45cf-a2eb-958170fd4f39

no

Unique attribute designation