The Uniform Area Load command is used when it is intended to add loads to steel coatings .

Location of Uniform Area Load Command

You can access it from the Add Load heading in the Change tab in the Ribbon menu .

Usage Steps

  • Click the Uniform Area Load command.

  • Click the sheeting entity.

  • Click the right mouse button.

  • The Uniform Area Load dialog will open.

  • Define the values ​​by following the lines in the dialog.

Uniform Area Load Dialog

Specifications

Value

Enter the value of the load in the working unit. If you are looking at the properties of the current load, you will see that load value. You can change it according to the situation.

Description

If you are looking at the properties of the current load, the description of that load is shown. You can change it according to the situation. If you are defining a new load, write a description of the load you will define.

Load case

If you are looking at the properties of the current load, it is shown for which load case that load is valid. If you are adding a new payload, select from the list the load state to which the load you will define will apply. If the installation status is not defined in the system, the program will ask you to define it.

Coordinate system

Specify whether the entered load values ​​are given relative to the element local axes or to the global axes.

Direction

Provide information in which direction the load is valid. According to X, Y, Z global coordinate system, it shows the direction of the load according to 1,2 3 local coordinate axes. G indicates that this load is a constant (vertical) load.