The purpose of this test case is to validate some of the analysis of an asymmetric structure, specifically:
The Structural 3D results were compared against a third party analysis software.
The structure is a 49-node, 52-member frame structure supported by fixed supports. The building is made of 305x127 UB 42 steel arch and is supported by 356x368 UC 202 steel columns.
Evaluation points: 10
Solve Type: Linear Analysis (14 iterations)
|Moment Z||Member 51, Start Node||204.78915 kN-m||204.78872 kN-m||0.00021%|
|Moment Y||Member 2, End Node||-33.98632 kN-m||-33.98787 kN-m||0.00456%|
|Shear Y||Member 6, Start Node||3.74895 kN||3.74886 kN||0.00240%|
|Shear Z||Member 4, End Node||31.93491 kN||31.93446 kN||0.00141%|
|Axial||Member 17, End Node||43.02390 kN||43.02456 kN||0.00153%|
|Reaction Y||Node 4||52.89638 kN||52.89639 kN||-0.00002%|
|Deflection X||Node 7||10.98589 mm||10.97963 mm||-0.05701%|
|Deflection Y||Node 45||-1186.38078 mm||-1185.79801 mm||0.04915%|
|Rotation Z||Node 13||-0.12906 mm||-0.12899 mm||0.00054%|
|Rotation X||Node 22||-0.13152 rad||-0.13146||0.04564%|
Showing moments about the major axis through linear analysis