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