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Moments are the product of force and distance to a point and have the tendency to cause a rotation. Moments can be applied to nodes or at a point along a member. In both cases, the location, magnitude, and sign direction need to be specified. Moments which are applied at an angle to the node or member can be specified by providing the X,Y,Z components of the moment.

Moments follow the sign convention of the right hand grip rule.

Moments applied to Nodes

To apply a point load on a node, simply specify values for:

Moments applied to Members

To apply a point load on a member, simply specify values for: