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Polygon Method

The cross section is to decribe by the vertices of the polygon

The vertex points are to define in a cartesian coordinate system. Input of coordinates of vertex points to compose a list with the vertices:

Vertices List Dialog Box

Pass through the vertices and keep the solid material at the left hand side of the connection line and the hollow part at the right hand side. See the figure above.

Calculation of Section Properties

Ouput on screen as follows:

Section Properties Output Polygon Method

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