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Beam with linear variable height

Selection of cross section

For each calculation the cross section is to select with a radio button in following dialog switch box:

Cross Section Switch

There is a comprehensive choice of cross section types, invariable or variable in depth or width as shown in above figure. In this example the choice is made for a beam with box cross section with linear variable depth.

Description of cross section

According previous cross section selection, a dialog box opens for input of cross section. Here the dialog box opens for rectangular box section with variable height:

Input Cross Section Dialog

Input of dimensions for the invariable flanges and variable web height with a height profile list.

The input of cross section is to check with a graph:

Graph with beam configuration

Go to the next web page for input beam load.