• Badly shaped plate element

    Applies To Product(s): STAAD.Pro Version(s): ALL Environment: ALL Area: Plate Element Subarea: Badly Shaped Plate Original Author: Biswatosh Purkayastha, Bentley Technical…
  • Earth Pressure in RAM Structural System

    Product(s): RAM Structural System Version(s): Any Environment: N/A Area: Analysis Original Author: Bentley Technical Support Group How can apply earth pressure in one direction? There is no…
  • Exporting Reinforcing from RAM Concept to Revit

    This wiki is intended to provide a quick start for transferring RAM Concept models into Revit for reinforcing documentation. In particular this wiki focuses on producing slab rebar drawings in Revit as shown in the image below. Reinforcing that is…
  • Handling of Loads in the Physical Modeling interface of STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition Update 3 (ver 21.03.00.146)

    STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition Update 3 was released on Oct 1st 2018 with lots of new enhancements and features. One important enhancement added in this release is that one can add load cases, combinations directly from within the Physical Modeling interface…
  • How do I change lengths of pre-existing beams on RAM steel structural ?

    I made a design on RAM but used the wrong beams sizes of 26 ft rather than 24 is there any way I can change all of the existing beams to a different size without starting over? Thank you!
  • Importing DXF Files into RAM SS [TN]

    Applies To Product(s): RAM Structural System Version(s): 13.00.00.00 or later Environment: All Area: Import/Export, Drawings Importing DXF Files into RAM SS General…
  • ISM Revit Plugin on Different Machine

    Product(s): ISM Revit Plug-in Version(s): All Area: Import/Export Problem: We are currently using STAAD.Pro on one machine and would like to use ISM Revit Plug-in on another mach ine. Solution: The ism file based…
  • Long-Term Deflection check and comparison between Tekla Structural Designer and Ram Concept

    Dear Bentley team, I’m performing a structural concept design of RC frame of residential development using EC2. I have models of the slab of one of the RC frame buildings in Tekla and Ram Concept. We made a comparison between the results for long…
  • Modeling a Waffle slab

    Is it possible to design a waffle slab with RAM Concept? If so, can it be modeled in Modeler, then exported to Concept? If I have a 4" topping slab on 12" deep ribs, I imagine that I would input 12" deep concrete beams at 2'-0" o.c. in one direction and…
  • Pile Cap

    Applies To Product(s): STAAD.Foundation Advanced Version(s): All Environment: N/A Area: Pile Cap Subarea: N/A Original Author: Sye Chakraborty Bentley Technical Support…
  • RAM Concept PT Optimization

    Applies To Product(s): RAM Concept Version(s): 06.05.00 and later Area: Modeling; Design Links to Help Resources Click here for a PT Optimization tutorial Click here for "how-to" videos that cover…
  • ram elements - shells

    Is there a way to apply a point load to a shell? Im trying to apply a point load to an aluminum plate that i modeled as a shell. or should i model it a different way?
  • ram elements-shells question

    Im trying to apply a load to a shell FACE. When i click on the shells tab, then i click apply loads to shells, distributed loads, it only applies the distributed load to the shell border. I want to apply the load to the entire shell face. I am also trying…
  • RAM FRAME Change unbraced length of brace member

    In RAM FRAME, I have a SCBF (cross brace). Cross Brace members are connected to each other at mid-point when they intersect so I want to set the unbraced length in strong axis to half of the total length. I cannot find a way to do that so I modified K…
  • RAM SS - Using DXF as a Reference Layout

    Product(s): RAM Structural System Version(s): 14.03.00.00 or greater Area: Modeling Is there a way to import a CAD background into RAM Modeler, similar to Ram Concept? In Ram Structural System - Ram Modeler the user…
  • Ram ss pile caps

    I get a warning and a no design on a 2-pile configuration pile cap with a lightly loaded column: "Minor Direction Moment found in one or more load combinations for a pile cap with only 2 piles". What causes this warning and how do I prevent it? Additionally…
  • Ram Steel Beam Unbraced Length

    Product(s): RAM Structural System; RAM Steel; Ram Frame Version(s): Any Environment: N/A Area: Design How can I set the unbraced length of the beam? In Ram Steel, the unbraced lengths of beams are always…
  • RAM Structural System Excel Macros Using RAM Data Access

    This wiki demonstrates an Excel macro created with RAM DataAccess, the programming interface into RAM Structural System model data that comes with regular product installation. At the link below is an Excel file containing a macro that automates the creation…
  • Ribbed (and waffle) slabs in Ram Concept

    Hello. I need your help. It is about how can I model a ribbed (and waffle) slabs in Ram Concept ? can you send me an example? Or technical information for do it. Thank you so much Regards
  • Wall openings not imported into RAM Structural System

    Product(s): Structural Synchronizer Version(s): All Area: Import/Export Wall openings can only be modeled in RAM Structural System in Lateral walls. If you want to export walls with openings from Revit Structure for…