AutoCAD Structural Detailing General DIscussion

AutoCAD Structural Detailing General DIscussion

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danielledew
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Registered: ‎11-11-2008
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Connection Template

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10-18-2010 01:20 AM

When saving a connection as a template, what do the N, Q and M fields stand for?

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tony
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Registered: ‎02-08-2011
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Re: Connection Template

02-08-2011 08:06 PM in reply to: danielledew

That is a good Q Have you found out yet??

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MariusR
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Registered: ‎02-21-2011
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Re: Connection Template

02-21-2011 05:38 AM in reply to: danielledew

Hello all,

 

I've been using ASD Steel for 2 years now. In our office we are using those N, Q and M as N-axial force, Q-shear force and M-bending moment. As far as i know the program doesn't do calculations of the connection, but it helps knowing on what forces was the connection designed.

 

I hope this was helpfull.

 

PS: excuse my english if there was something wrong.

 

Best regards,

Marius.

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