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Design & Beam Analysis using SAP2000

By: Haseeb Jamal / On: Apr 24, 2017 / Design of, SAP2000, Civil Softwares
 
 

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  • WD = 20 K/ft, WL = 60 k/ft, Fy = 60 Ksi, fi’ = 4 ksi.

Steps:

  • Unit = Kft-f
  • New model = Beam,
    • span = 2.
    • Modify x1 =0,
    • x2=20,
    • x3 = 45.
  • Option > Preference
    • concrete code = ACI 2003.

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Define:

Define > Material Create, Modify fy = fys = 60 Ksi, fi’ = 4 ks Arrow

  • Define > Frame sections.
    • Add rectangular section.
    • Name = B 15 * 12,
    • Depth = 15m,
    • width = 12” Reinforcement, click Beam bottom.
    • Clear cover top = Bottom = 2.5”
  • Define> load cases, add live load.
  • Define > add default combo. Check concrete & convert to user editable boxes.
  • Select beams

Assign:

Assign > frame Arrow

  • Frame section,
  • select B15* 12.
  • Select> get previous select.
  • Assign > frame load
    • Distributed.
    • Load cases = dead,
    • Load = 0.02.
  • Select > get previous select
  • Assign > frame load
    • Distributed.
    • Load case = live,
    • Load= 0.0 6
  • Analyze > analysis case. x-z plane
  • Save model.

Analysis:

Analyze > Run analysis. Arrow

    • Select model,
    • Click do not run,
    • Click “Run”.
  • Design > deformed shape, select DCON2.
  • Display > show forces/stress.
    • Select UDCON2,
    • select F22, it gives such values.
    • Uncheck fill,
    • check show values.
  • Display > show forces/stresses,
    • select m33. It gives banding moment values.
  • By clicking right button of mouse on any member, a window opens showing full details of shear, moment & deflation of that member.
  • Display >show forces/stress
    • Joints.
    • Select UDCON2, this gives Joint reaction.
 

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