Introducing: Ask An Expert

 

In an effort to provide higher quality interaction between Bentley Users and Bentley Subject Matter Experts, we bring you “Ask an Expert – a program hosted on Bentley Communities that directly follows specific Special Interest Group Sessions.

This program gives you the opportunity to attend a specific Special Interest Group or Webinar and immediately take all of your session questions and product specific questions to the Communities platform.

During Ask an Expert, you can be confident to know that a Bentley expert is in the Bentley Community with you to answer all of your questions and discussions.


Our favorite parts of Ask an Expert:

  • Get your questions answered immediately, and even have them verified.
  • Collaborate with other professionals in the Ask an Expert forum
  • Have the content saved for future reference

Here’s your chance to interact directly with Bentley experts in real-time. Be on the look-out for upcoming Special Interest Group sessions that incorporate the Ask an Expert program!

 

When & Were Will Ask An Expert Take Place? 

Each Ask An Expert is typically 1-2 hours long. The specific date, time, and topic for each particular session will be promoted through your relevant product community & Special Interest Group event links, so stay tuned! 

If you are looking for more information regarding Ask An Expert, please contact Julie.Smith@bentley.com

 

Don’t miss your chance to interact with the best in the business!

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  • i have analysed a steel structure designed through AISC 360 10 code

    STAAD PLANE
    START JOB INFORMATION
    ENGINEER DATE 22-Dec-20
    END JOB INFORMATION
    INPUT WIDTH 79
    UNIT METER KN
    JOINT COORDINATES
    1 -1.05 -5 0; 2 -0.8 6.225 0; 3 13.95 7.62 0; 4 28.7 6.225 0; 5 28.95 -5 0;
    6 4.89677 6.84816 0; 7 10.8659 7.45596 0; 8 23.0032 6.84816 0;
    9 17.0341 7.45596 0;
    MEMBER INCIDENCES
    1 1 2; 2 2 6; 3 5 4; 4 4 8; 5 6 7; 6 7 3; 7 8 9; 8 9 3;
    DEFINE MATERIAL START
    ISOTROPIC STEEL
    E 2.05e+008
    POISSON 0.3
    DENSITY 76.8195
    ALPHA 1.2e-005
    DAMP 0.03
    TYPE STEEL
    STRENGTH RY 1.5 RT 1.2
    END DEFINE MATERIAL
    MEMBER PROPERTY AMERICAN
    1 3 TAPERED 0.266 0.005 0.766 0.2 0.008
    2 4 TAPERED 0.766 0.005 0.416 0.175 0.008
    5 7 TAPERED 0.416 0.005 0.416 0.175 0.006
    6 8 TAPERED 0.416 0.005 0.716 0.15 0.006
    CONSTANTS
    MATERIAL STEEL ALL
    SUPPORTS
    1 5 PINNED
    MEMBER OFFSET
    1 3 END LOCAL -0.37 0 0
    2 4 START LOCAL 0.37 0 0
    LOAD 1 LOADTYPE Dead  TITLE DEAD LOAD
    SELFWEIGHT Y -1 
    MEMBER LOAD
    2 4 TO 8 UNI GY -0.75
    LOAD 2 LOADTYPE Roof Live  TITLE ROOF LIVE LOAD
    MEMBER LOAD
    2 4 TO 8 UNI GY -4.275
    LOAD 3 LOADTYPE Wind  TITLE WIND LEFT CASE 1
    MEMBER LOAD
    1 UNI GX 1.72
    2 5 6 UNI Y 12.83
    4 7 8 UNI Y 9.52
    3 UNI GX 9.64
    LOAD 4 LOADTYPE Wind  TITLE WIND LEFT CASE 2
    MEMBER LOAD
    1 UNI GX 10.9
    2 5 6 UNI Y 1.45
    4 7 8 UNI Y -1.9
    3 UNI GX 3
    LOAD 5 LOADTYPE Wind  TITLE WIND RIGHT CASE 1
    MEMBER LOAD
    1 UNI GX -9.64
    2 5 6 UNI Y 9.52
    4 7 8 UNI Y 12.83
    3 UNI GX -1.72
    LOAD 6 LOADTYPE Wind  TITLE WIND RIGHT CASE 2
    MEMBER LOAD
    1 UNI GX -3
    2 5 6 UNI Y -1.9
    4 7 8 UNI Y 1.45
    3 UNI GX -10.9
    LOAD 7 LOADTYPE Wind  TITLE WIND END CASE 1
    MEMBER LOAD
    1 UNI GX -11.475
    2 5 6 UNI Y 12.83
    4 7 8 UNI Y 10.6
    3 UNI GX 11.475
    LOAD 8 LOADTYPE Wind  TITLE WIND END CASE 2
    MEMBER LOAD
    1 UNI GX -11.475
    2 5 6 UNI Y 10.6
    4 7 8 UNI Y 12.83
    3 UNI GX 11.475
    LOAD 9 LOADTYPE Seismic  TITLE SEISMIC +VE
    *JOINT LOAD
    *2 4 FX 11.5
    LOAD 10 LOADTYPE Seismic  TITLE SEISMIC -VE
    *JOINT LOAD
    *2 4 FX -11.5
    *******************************************************
    LOAD COMB 101 [1.40 DL]
    1 1.4 
    LOAD COMB 102 [1.20 DL + 1.60 RL]
    1 1.2 2 1.6 
    LOAD COMB 103 [0.90 DL + 1.00 WL]
    1 0.9 3 1.0 
    LOAD COMB 104 [0.90 DL + 1.00 WL]
    1 0.9 4 1.0 
    LOAD COMB 105 [0.90 DL + 1.00 WL]
    1 0.9 5 1.0 
    LOAD COMB 106 [0.90 DL + 1.00 WL]
    1 0.9 6 1.0 
    LOAD COMB 107 [0.90 DL + 1.00 WL]
    1 0.9 7 1.0 
    LOAD COMB 108 [0.90 DL + 1.00 WL]
    1 0.9 8 1.0 
    LOAD COMB 109 [1.20 DL + 0.50 WL]
    1 1.2 3 0.5 
    LOAD COMB 110 [1.20 DL + 0.50 WL]
    1 1.2 4 0.5 
    LOAD COMB 111 [1.20 DL + 0.50 WL]
    1 1.2 5 0.5 
    LOAD COMB 112 [1.20 DL + 0.50 WL]
    1 1.2 6 0.5 
    LOAD COMB 113 [1.20 DL + 0.50 WL]
    1 1.2 7 0.5 
    LOAD COMB 114 [1.20 DL + 0.50 WL]
    1 1.2 8 0.5 
    LOAD COMB 115 [1.20 DL + 0.50 RL + 1.00 WL]
    1 1.2 2 0.5 3 1.0 
    LOAD COMB 116 [1.20 DL + 0.50 RL + 1.00 WL]
    1 1.2 2 0.5 4 1.0 
    LOAD COMB 117 [1.20 DL + 0.50 RL + 1.00 WL]
    1 1.2 2 0.5 5 1.0 
    LOAD COMB 118 [1.20 DL + 0.50 RL + 1.00 WL]
    1 1.2 2 0.5 6 1.0 
    LOAD COMB 119 [1.20 DL + 0.50 RL + 1.00 WL]
    1 1.2 2 0.5 7 1.0 
    LOAD COMB 120 [1.20 DL + 0.50 RL + 1.00 WL]
    1 1.2 2 0.5 8 1.0 
    LOAD COMB 121 [1.20 DL + 1.60 RL + 0.50 WL]
    1 1.2 2 1.6 3 0.5 
    LOAD COMB 122 [1.20 DL + 1.60 RL + 0.50 WL]
    1 1.2 2 1.6 4 0.5 
    LOAD COMB 123 [1.20 DL + 1.60 RL + 0.50 WL]
    1 1.2 2 1.6 5 0.5 
    LOAD COMB 124 [1.20 DL + 1.60 RL + 0.50 WL]
    1 1.2 2 1.6 6 0.5 
    LOAD COMB 125 [1.20 DL + 1.60 RL + 0.50 WL]
    1 1.2 2 1.6 7 0.5 
    LOAD COMB 126 [1.20 DL + 1.60 RL + 0.50 WL]
    1 1.2 2 1.6 8 0.5 
    LOAD COMB 127 [0.90 DL + 1.30 SL]
    1 0.9 9 1.3 
    LOAD COMB 128 [0.90 DL + 1.30 SL]
    1 0.9 10 1.3 
    LOAD COMB 129 [1.20 DL + 1.30 SL]
    1 1.2 9 1.3 
    LOAD COMB 130 [1.20 DL + 1.30 SL]
    1 1.2 10 1.3 
    *******************************************************
    ********** AISC-10 SERVICIBLITY COMBINATIONS **********
    *******************************************************
    LOAD COMB 201 [1.00 DL]
    1 1.0 
    LOAD COMB 202 [1.00 DL + 1.00 RL]
    1 1.0 2 1.0 
    LOAD COMB 203 [1.00 DL + 0.60 WL]
    1 1.0 3 0.6 
    LOAD COMB 204 [1.00 DL + 0.60 WL]
    1 1.0 4 0.6 
    LOAD COMB 205 [1.00 DL + 0.60 WL]
    1 1.0 5 0.6 
    LOAD COMB 206 [1.00 DL + 0.60 WL]
    1 1.0 6 0.6 
    LOAD COMB 207 [1.00 DL + 0.60 WL]
    1 1.0 7 0.6 
    LOAD COMB 208 [1.00 DL + 0.60 WL]
    1 1.0 8 0.6 
    LOAD COMB 209 [1.00 DL + 1.00 RL + 0.60 WL]
    1 1.0 2 1.0 3 0.6 
    LOAD COMB 210 [1.00 DL + 1.00 RL + 0.60 WL]
    1 1.0 2 1.0 4 0.6 
    LOAD COMB 211 [1.00 DL + 1.00 RL + 0.60 WL]
    1 1.0 2 1.0 5 0.6 
    LOAD COMB 212 [1.00 DL + 1.00 RL + 0.60 WL]
    1 1.0 2 1.0 6 0.6 
    LOAD COMB 213 [1.00 DL + 1.00 RL + 0.60 WL]
    1 1.0 2 1.0 7 0.6 
    LOAD COMB 214 [1.00 DL + 1.00 RL + 0.60 WL]
    1 1.0 2 1.0 8 0.6 
    LOAD COMB 215 [1.00 DL + 0.70 SL]
    1 1.0 9 0.7 
    LOAD COMB 216 [1.00 DL + 0.70 SL]
    1 1.0 10 0.7 
    *******************************************************
    PERFORM ANALYSIS
    *******************************************************
    **DESIGN PARAMETERS
    **DESIGN AS PER INDIAN - LSD
    *******************************************************
    LOAD LIST 101 TO 130
    PARAMETER 1
    CODE AISC UNIFIED 2010
    METHOD LRFD
    FYLD 350000 ALL
    FU 490000 ALL
    BEAM 1 ALL
    CB 0 ALL
    STP 2 ALL
    LZ 11.23 MEMB 1 3
    KZ 2 MEMB 1 3
    LY 1.5 MEMB 1 3
    LX 1.5 MEMB 1 3
    UNT 1.5 MEMB 1 3
    UNB 1.5 MEMB 1 3
    LZ 14.82 MEMB 2 4 TO 8
    KZ 1.2 MEMB 2 4 TO 8
    LY 1.5 MEMB 2 4 TO 8
    LX 1.5 MEMB 2 4 TO 8
    UNT 1.5 MEMB 2 4 TO 8
    UNB 1.5 MEMB 2 4 TO 8
    CHECK CODE ALL
    STEEL MEMBER TAKE OFF ALL
    FINISH
    in staad pro ss4.The utility ratio not shown even though i am using the command check code?