After analyzing the results of the project whose Analysis+Design has been done, steel connections can be modeled. For steel connection modeling, the locations of the elements can be changed accordingly and Analysis+Design is repeated.

Modelling Steel Connections - 1.cde

Steel members are to be arranged for modeling steel connections.

  • Click the Filter command in the perspective view window.

  • Hide wall objects in perspective view by clicking the Hide Walls button.

  • Close the filter window.

  • Switch to Full Screen in the perspective view window.

  • Open the STORTY 1 CEILING page.

  • Right click on any steel column and open the menu.

  • Select all steel columns by clicking the Select All command.

  • Right click on any steel column and open the menu.

  • Click the Properties command.

  • The steel column settings dialog will open.

  • Enter the rotation angle value as 90 degrees

  • Mark Orientation as middle.

  • Click the OK button to close the dialog.

  • Select the steel column located at the D-1 axis intersection.

  • Click the Move command and select the steel column node.

  • Enter -16 cm in the Dx line, 11.5 cm in the Dy line and click the finish button.

  • The position of the steel column will change and it will become possible to define the connection.

  • Select the steel column located at the C-1 axis intersection.

  • Click the Move command and select the steel column node.

  • Enter 14 cm in the Dx line, 11.5 cm in the Dy line and click the finish button.

  • Select the steel columns located at the D-2 and D-3 axis intersection.

  • Click the Move command and select the steel column node.

  • Enter -16 cm in the Dx line, -12.5 cm in the Dy line and click the Finish button.

  • Select the steel columns located at the C-2 and C-3 axis intersection.

  • Click the Move command and select the steel column node.

  • Enter 14 cm in the Dx line, -12.5 cm in the Dy line and click the finish button.

  • Select the steel column located at the D-4 intersection.

  • Click the Move command and select the steel column node.

  • Enter -16 cm in the Dx line, -11.5 cm in the Dy line and click the Finish button.

  • Select the steel column located at the C-4 intersection.

  • Click the Move command and select the steel column node.

  • Enter 14 cm in the Dx line, -11.5 cm in the Dy line and click the Finish button.

  • Right click on any beam and open the menu.

  • Select all steel beams by clicking the Select All command.

  • Right click on any steel beam and open the menu.

  • Click the Properties command.

  • From the Steel Beam Settings dialog that opens, select the layout as mid-top.

  • Click the OK button to close the dialog.

  • Select the steel beams attached to the steel column at the D-1 axis intersection.

  • Click the node at the intersection of the selected beams.

  • Then click on the column node.

  • The node points of the steel beams will be moved to the column node.

  • Select the steel beams attached to the steel column at the C-1 axis intersection.

  • Click the node at the intersection of the selected beams.

  • Then click on the column node.

  • Connect the steel beam nodes at the D-2 axis intersection to the column node.

  • Connect the steel beam nodes at the C-2 axis intersection to the column node.

  • Connect the steel beam nodes at the D-3 axis intersection to the column node.

  • Connect the steel beam nodes at the C-3 axis intersection to the column node.

  • Connect the steel beam nodes at the D-4 axis intersection to the column node.

  • Connect the steel beam nodes at the C-4 axis intersection to the column node.

  • Arrangement of steel columns and beams has been completed for connections.


Follow the steps of the video below.