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*COMMAND (Functions of midas Civil)


Brief descriptions of the Commands
; Variables that make up the Commands
Description of each variable (method of expression) {initialized value}
* X,Y,Z axis: Basis of Global coordinates
x,y,z axis: Basis of nodal or element local coordinates
*VERSION
Shows the version of midas Civil

*UNIT (Unit System)


; FORCE, LENGTH
; FORCE, LENGTH
FORCE: Loading unit used in creating MGT File {tonf}
LENGTH: Length unit used in creating the MGT File {m}

* ENDDATA (End Data)


Completion of Data input

*PROJINFO (Project Information)


Basic project data
PROJECT, REVISION, USER, EMAIL, ADDRESS,
TEL, FAX, CLIENT, TITLE, ENGINEER, EDATE, CHECK1, CDATE1, CHECK2,
CDATE2, CHECK3, CDATE3, APPROVE, ADATE, COMMENT
PROJECT: project name
REVISION: date of final revision
USER: user name
EMAIL: e-mail address
ADDRESS: postal address line
FAX: fax number
CLIENT: client name
TITLE: sub-title of project (sub-project name)
ENGINEER: name of engineer
EDATE: date of program operation
CHECK1: 1st reviewer
CDATE1 : date of 1st review
CHECK2: 2nd reviewer
CDATE2: date of 2nd review
CHECK3: 3nd reviewer
CDATE3: date of 3nd review
APPROVE: final approver
ADATE: date of final approval
COMMENT: notes & comments

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*STRUCTYPE (Structure Type)


Basic data required for Structural Analysis
; iSTYP, iSMAS, GRAV, TEMPER, bALIGNBEAM,
bALIGNSLAB
iSTYP: structural type {0}
= 0: 3-dimensional analysis
= 1: 2-dimensional analysis (X-Zplane)
= 2: 2-dimensional analysis (Y-Zplane)
= 3: 2-dimensional analysis (X-Yplane)
= 4: 3-dimensional analysis (restraint on rotational degree of
freedom about Z-direction)
iSMAS: assigns whether to convert the model self-weight to
masses {0}
= 0: does not convert to masses
= 1: converts to masses & applies to X,Y,Z directions in the global
coordinate system
= 2: converts to masses & applies to X,Y directions in the global
coordinate system
= 3: converts to masses & applies to Z direction in the global
coordinate system
2

GRAV: value of acceleration of gravity considering the applied units {9.806m/sec }


TEMPER: initial temperature required for heat stress analysis
bALIGNBEAM: alligns the tops of girders to Floor Level
bALIGNSLAB: alligns the top of slabs to Floor Level

(YES/NO) {NO}
(YES/NO) {NO}

*GRIDLINE*(Define Line Grid)


Gridline
; NAME, X, Y
NAME: name of gridline
X: X coordinates of GCS (Global Coordinate System) Y-axis
direction and gridlines
Y: Y coordinates of GCS (Global Coordinate System) X-axis
direction and gridlines

*NODE (Nodes)
Node data
; iNO, X, Y, Z
iNO: node number
X: X-coordinate in GCS (Global Coordinate System)
Y: Y-coordinate in GCS (Global Coordinate System)
Z: Z-coordinate in GCS (Global Coordinate System)

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*ELEMENT (Elements)
Element Data
; iEL, TYPE, iMAT, iPRO, iN1, iN2, ANGLE,
iSUB, EXVAL ; Frame Element
; iEL, TYPE, iMAT, iPRO, iN1, iN2, iN3, iN4,
iSUB, iWID ; Planar Element
; iEL, TYPE, iMAT, iPRO, iN1, iN2, iN3, iN4, iN5, iN6, iN7, iN8 ; Solid Element
; iEL, TYPE, iMAT, iPRO, iN1, iN2, REF, RPX, RPY, RPZ, iSUB, EXVAL ; Frame (Ref. Point)
1.Frame Element
iEL: element number
TYPE: element type
=TRUSS: truss element
=BEAM: beam element
=TENSTR: tension-only element
=COMPTR: compression-only element
iMAT: material number
iPRO: section number
iN1: 1st node number
iN2: 2nd node number
ANGLE: Beta Angle
iSUB: Sub Type
For Truss: N/A
For Beam: N/A
For TENSTR & COMPTR {1}
=1: TENSTR-TRUSS, COMPTR-TRUSS
=2: TENSTR-HOOK, COMPTR-GAP
=3: TENSTR-CABLE
EXVAL: additional data related to entered elements
For Truss: N/A
For Beam: N/A
For TENSTR
=TRUSS: N/A
=HOOK: Hook Distance
=Cable: Cable Pretension
For COMPTR
=TRUSS: N/A
=GAP: Gap Diatance

2. Planar Element
iEL: element number
TYPE: element type

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=PLATE: plate element


=PLSTRS: plane stress element
=PLSTRN: plane strain element
=AXISYM: axis symmetric element
iMAT: material number
iPRO: section number
iN1: 1st node number
iN2: 2nd node numberiN
iN3: 3rd node number
iN4: 4th node number
iSUB: Sub Type
For Plate {1}
=1: Thick = 2: Thin
For PLSTRS: N/A
For PLSTRN: N/A
For Axisymmetric: N/A

3. Solid Element
iEL: element number
TYPE : element type
=SOLID: solid element
iMAT: material number
iPRO: section number
iN1: 1st node number
iN2: 2nd node number
iN3: 3rd node number
iN4: 4th node number
iN5: 5th node number
iN6: 6th node number
iN7: 7th node number
iN8: 8th node number

4. Frame (Ref. Point)


iEL: element number
TYPE: element type
= TRUSS: truss element
= BEAM: beam element
= TENSTR: tension-only element
= COMPTR: compression-only element
iMAT: material number

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iPRO: section number


iN1: 1st node number
iN2: 2nd node number
REF: assign ref. point
RPX: X-coordinate of ref. point
RPY: Y-coordinate of ref. point
RPZ: Z-coordinate of ref. point
iSUB: Sub Type
For Truss: N/A
For Beam: N/A
For TENSTR & COMPTR {1}
=1: TENSTR-TRUSS, COMPTR-TRUSS
=2: TENSTR-HOOK, COMPTR-GAP
=3: TENSTR-CABLE
EXVAL: additional data related to entered elements
For Truss: N/A
For Beam: N/A
For TENSTR
=TRUSS: N/A
=HOOK: Hook Distance
=Cable: Cable Pretension
For COMPTR
=TRUSS: N/A
=GAP: Gap Distance

*MATERIAL (Material)
Material property
; iMAT, TYPE, MNAME, SPHEAT, HEATCO, [DATA1]

; STEEL, CONC, USER

; iMAT, TYPE, MNAME, SPHEAT, HEATCO, [DATA1],


[DATA2]; SRC
; [DATA1]: 1, DB, NAME
2, ELAST, POISN, THERMAL, DEN
3, Ex, Ey, Ez, Tx, Ty, Tz, Sxy, Sxz, Syz, Pxy, Pxz, Pyz, DEN : Orthotropic
; [DATA2]: 1, DB, NAME or 2, ELAST, POISN, THERMAL, DEN

iMAT: material number


TYPE: material type
=STEEL (structural steel)
=CONC (concrete)
=SRC (steel-concrete composite)
=USER (user defined)
MNAME: material name

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SPHEAT: specific heat


HEATCO: thermal conductivity coefficient
[DATA 1]
DB: section database of various national standards
NAME: name of DB
= KS(S): Korean Industrial Standards (45 types of steel database)
= KS-CIVIL(S): 27 types of steel database
= ASTM(S): American Society for Testing Materials (40 types of steel database)
= JIS(S): Japanese Industrial Standards (23 types of steel database)
= DIN(S): Deutsches Institut fur Normung (11 types of steel database)
= BS(S): British Standard (23 types of steel database)
= EN(S): European Standards (12 types of steel database)
= KS(RC): 19 types of concrete material database
= KS-CIVIL(RC): 19 types of concrete material database
= ASTM(RC): 7 types of concrete material database
= JIS(RC): 16 types of concrete material database
[DATA 2]
ELAST: modulus of elasticity
POISN: poisson's ratio
THERMAL: coefficient of linear thermal expansion
DEN: weight per unit volume
1. Orthoropic: for orthotropic material
Ex, Ey, Ez: modulii of elasticity in the corresponding directions
Tx, Ty, Tz: coefficients of linear thermal expansion in the
corresponding directions
Sxy, Sxz, Syz: shear modulii of elasticity in the corresponding
directions
Pxy, Pxz, Pyz: poisson's ratios in the corresponding directions

*MATL-COLOR
Color data for materials
; iMAT, W_R, W_G, W_B, HF_R, HF_G, HF_B,
HE_R, HE_G, HE_B, bBLEND, FACT

iMAT: material number


W_R: red color number when displaying in Wire Frame
W_G: green color number when displaying in Wire Frame
W_B: blue color number when displaying in Wire Frame
HF_R: red color number of Hidden treated surface
HF_G: green color number of Hidden treated surface
HF_B: blue color number of Hidden treated surface

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HE_R: red color number of the outline of Hidden treated surface


HE_G: green color number of the outline of Hidden treated surface
HE_B: blue color number of the outline of Hidden treated surface
bBLEND: assigns color transparency

(YES/NO) {NO}

FACT: factor (degree) of color transparency {0.5}

*TDM-FUNC (Time Dependent Material Function)


Creep/Shrinkage function of concrete
; FUNC=NAME, FTYPE, SCALE, CTYPE, ELAST,
DESC; line 1
; DAY1, VALUE1, DAY2, VALUE2,... ; from line 2
NAME: function name that defines Creep (Shrinkage)
FTYPE: function type
= CREEP: creep of concrete
= SHRINK: shrinkage of concrete
SCALE: scale factor
CTYPE: creep function data type
= SC: Specific Creep
= CF: Creep Compliance
= CC: Creep Coefficient
ELAST: modulus of elasticity of concrete
DESC: brief description
DAY1: time
VALUE1: creep /shrinkage data value

*TDM-TYPE (Time Dependent Material)


Time dependent material data (creep, shrink)
; NAME=NAME, CODE, STR, HU, VOL, AGE, TYPE, [ACI1], [ACI2]

; CODE=ACI

; NAME=NAME, CODE, STR, HU, MSIZE, CTYPE,AGE


; CODE=CEB, KS
; NAME=NAME, CODE, N1, PHI1, N2, PHI2
; CODE=MEM
; NAME=NAME, CODE, STR, HU, USS, UCS, VOL, RR,
MOD ; CODE=PCA
; NAME=NAME, CODE, STR, HU, VOL, UCS, VSR1, LAF, VSR, PST, bRCE, RR, MOD
; CODE=COMBINED
; NAME=NAME, CODE, STR, HTY PE, HU, MSIZE,
CTYPE, AGE ; CODE=JAPAN
; NAME=NAME, CODE, STR, HTYPE, HU, MSIZE,
AGE ; CODE=CHINA
; NAME=NAME, CODE, bSSF, SSFNAME
; CODE=USER (line 1)
; CREEPFUNC1, AGE1, CREEPFUNC2, AGE2, ...

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; USER (from line 2)


; [ACI1]: CURE, SLUMP, FAP, AIR, CC
; [ACI2]: UCC, USS
1. Common Items
NAME: Time dependent material name
CODE: DB of time dependent material
= ACI: American Concrete Institute
= KS: Korean Standard
= MEM: Modify Elasticity Modulus, consider creep by
modifying the elasticity of modulus.
= JAPAN: Japanese Standard
= CHINA: Chinese Standard
= USER: user directly specifies material data

2. In the case of ACI


STR: 28 day compressive strength
HU: relative humidity
VOL: volume-surface area ratio
AGE: start time of shrinkage after casting concrete
TYPE: ultimate factor reflecting the properties of concrete
CURE: initial curing method
SLUMP: concrete slump value
FAP: fine aggregate ratio
AIR: air entrainment quantity
CC: cement content
IMCP: Initial moist curing period

3. In the case of CEB, KS


MSIZE: notational size of structure
CTYPE: type of cement
= RS: Rapid hardening high strength cement
= NR: Normal or rapid hardening cement
= SL: Slowly hardening cement

4. In the case of MEM


N1: number of days between 0 (day) & N1 (day)
PHI1: reduction factor for modulus of elascity

5. In the case of PCA


STR: 28 day compressive strength
HU: relative humidity

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USS: ultimate shrinkage strain


UCS: ultimate creep strain
VOL: volumn-surface area ratio
RR: reinforcement ratio of column
MOD: modulus of elasticity of reinforcement

6. In the case of COMBINED


STR: 28 days compressive strength
HU: relative humidity
VOL: volumn-surface area ratio
UCS: ultimate creep strain
VSR1: volumn-surface area ratio
LAF: age factor calculation
US: ultimate shrinkage strain
VSR: volumn-surface area ratio
PST: state of progress of shrinkage
bRCE: whether or not the reinforced concrete effect by PCA is
applied
RR: reinforcement ratio of column
MOD: modulus of elasticity of reinforcement

7. In the case of JAPAN


STR: 28 day compressive strength
HTYPE: type of curing
= CM: water-immerced curing
= RM: ambient curing
HU: relative humidity
MSIZE : notational size of structure
CTYPE: type of cement
= RN: rapid hardening Cement
= NC: normal Cement
AGE: start time of shrinkage after casting concrete
[ACI1] or [ACI2]
CURE: initial curing method
SLUMP: concrete slump value
FAP: fine aggregate ratio
AIR: air entrainment quantity
CC: cement quantity
UCC: ultimate creep coefficient
USS: ultimate shrinkage strain

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8. In the case of JSCE


ELAST: modulus of elasticity of concrete at 28 days
CC: cement content
WC: Water content

9. In the case of CHINA


ELAST: modulus of elasticity of concrete at 28 days
CC: cement content
WC: Water content
STR: 28 day compressive strength
HTYPE: type of curing
= CM: water-immerced curing
= RM: ambient curing
HU: relative humidity
MSIZE: notational size of structure
AGE: start time of shrinkage after casting

10. In the case of USER


bSSF: whether or not Shrinkage Strain Function is applied
SSFNAME: shinkage function to be applied
CREEPFUNC1: creep function to be applied
AGE1: age (elapsed time) at the time of load application

*TDM-ELAST
Time Dependent Material (Comp. Strength) Change of Modulus of Elasticity
(compressive strength) relative to concrete maturity (age)
; NAME=NAME, TYPE, CODE, STRENGTH, A, B
; TYPE=CODE (Korean Standard, ACI)
; NAME=NAME, TYPE, CODE, STRENGTH, iCTYPE
; TYPE=CODE (CEB-FIP, Ohzagi)
; NAME=NAME, TYPE, CODE, STRENGTH
; TYPE=CODE (Chinese Standard)
; NAME=NAME, TYPE, SCALE

; TYPE=USER (line 1)

; DAY1, VALUE1, DAY2, VALUE2, ...


; USER (from line 2)

1. Common Items
NAME: function name that defines the change of Modulus of
Elasticity (compressive strength) relative to concrete maturity
TYPE: input method for the change of Modulus of Elasticity(compressive strength)
= CODE: select concrete specs defined in the code

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= USER: user directly specifies the change of Modulus


Elasticity
CODE: selected code name
= ACI
= CEB-FIP
= Ohzagi
= Chinese Standard
= Korean Standard

2.In the case of KS,


STRENGTH: concrete compressive strength relative to curing
time
=KS: concrete compressive strength at 91 days
=ACI: concrete compressive strength at 28 days
A,B: factors for compressive strength of concrete

3.In the case of CEB-FIP, Ohzagi


iCTYPE: different types of cement modulus
= 1: Rapid hardening high strength cement
= 2: Normal or rapid hardening cement
= 3: Slowly hardening cement
= 4: In cases of using flyash

4. In the case of USER


SCALE: scale factor
DAY1: time
VALUE1: data value of elastic modulus

*TDM-LINK (Time Dependent Material Link)


Assigns time dependent properties of materials to the
initially entered normal material data
; iMAT, TDM-TYPE1 (CREEP/SHRINKAGE),

TDM-TYPE2 (ELASTICITY)

iMAT: material number, which assigns time dependent properties


TDM-TYPE1 (CREEP/SHRINKAGE): selects a material property, which has been defined in the
Time Dependent Material (Creep/Shrinkage)
TDM-TYPE2 (ELASTICITY):
the Time Dependent Material (Elasticity)

selects a material,

which has been defined in

*ELEM-DEPMATL (Change Element Dependent Material Property)


Modifies Notational size (h), which is applied in the automatic calculation
of time dependent property
; ELEM_LIST, H
ELEM_LIST: list of element numbers to be changed
H: geometric shape factor (h, Notational Size of Member)

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*SECTION (Section)
Section data of truss or beam elements
; iSEC, TYPE, SNAME, OFFSET, SHAPE, [DATA1], [DATA2]

; 1st line - B/USER

; iSEC, TYPE, SNAME, OFFSET, SHAPE, BLT, D1, D2, D3,


D4, D5, D6; 1st line - VALUE
; AREA, ASy, ASz, Ixx, Iyy, Izz

; 2nd line

; CyP, CyM, CzP, CzM, QyB, QzB, PERI_OUT, PERI_IN, Cy, Cz ; 3rd line
; Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4, Z1, Z2, Z3, Z4

; 4th line

; iSEC, TYPE, SNAME, OFFSET, SHAPE, iREPLACE, ELAST, DEN,


POIS, POIC

; 1st line - SRC

; D1, D2, [DATA]

; 2nd line

; iSEC, TYPE, SNAME, OFFSET, SHAPE, 1, DB, NAME1,


NAME2, D1, D2; COMBINED
; iSEC, TYPE, SNAME, OFFSET, SHAPE, 2, D11, D12,
D13, D14, D15, D21, D22, D23, D24
; iSEC, TYPE, SNAME, OFFSET, SHAPE, iyVAR, izVAR,
STYPE ; 1st line - TAPERED
;

DB,NAME1,NAME2

[DIM1], [DIM2]

; 2nd line(STYPE=DB)
; 2nd line (STYPE=USER)

;
D11, D12, D13, D14, D15, D16
(STYPE=VALUE)

; 2nd line

;
AREA1, ASy1, ASz1, Ixx1, Iyy1, Izz1
(STYPE=VALUE)
;

; 3rd line

CyP1, CyM1, CzP1, CzM1, QyB1, QzB1,PERI_OUT1,


; 4th line (STYPE=VALUE)

PERI_IN1, Cy1, Cz1

; Y11, Y12, Y13, Y14, Z11, Z12, Z13, Z14 ; 5th line (STYPE=VALUE)
; D21, D22, D23, D24, D25, D26, D27, D28 ; 6th line (STYPE=VALUE)
; AREA2, ASy2, ASz2, Ixx2, Iyy2, Izz2 ; 7th line (STYPE=VALUE)
; CyP2, CyM2, CzP2, CzM2, QyB2, QzB2, PERI_OUT2, PERI_IN2, Cy2, Cz2 ; 8th line
(STYPE=VALUE)
; Y21, Y22, Y23, Y24, Z21, Z22, Z23, Z24 ; 9th line (STYPE=VALUE)
OPT1,OPT2, [JOINT]

;2nd line (STYPE=PSC)

[SIZE-A]-i

; 3rd

line (STYPE=PSC)

[SIZE-B]-i

; 4th line (STYPE=PSC)

[SIZE-C]-i

; 5th line (STYPE=PSC)

[SIZE-D]-i

; 6th line (STYPE=PSC)

[SIZE-A]-j

; 7th line (STYPE=PSC)

[SIZE-B]-j

; 8th line (STYPE=PSC)

[SIZE-C]-j

; 9th line (STYPE=PSC)

[SIZE-D]-j

; 10th

line (STYPE=PSC)

; iSEC, TYPE, SNAME, OFFSET, STYPE1, STYPE2


;1st line - CONSTRUCT

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SHAPE, ...(same with other type data from shape)

; Before (STYPE1)

SHAPE, ...(same with other type data from shape)

; After (STYPE2)

; iSEC, TYPE, SNAME, OFFSET, SHAPE

; 1st line - COMPOSITE-SB

Hw, tw, B, Bf1, tf1, B2, Bf2, tf2

; 2nd line

N1, N2, Hr, Hr2, tr1, tr2

SW, GN, CTC, Bc, Tc, Hh, EsEc, DsDc

; 3rd line
; 4th line

; iSEC, TYPE, SNAME, OFFSET, SHAPE

; 1st line - COMPOSITE-SI

Hw, tw, B, tf1, B2, tf2

; 2nd line

SW, GN, CTC, Bc, Tc, Hh, EsEc, DsDc

; 3rd line

; iSEC, TYPE, SNAME, OFFSET, SHAPE

; 1st line - COMPOSITE- CI/CT

OPT1, OPT2, [JOINT]

; 2nd line

[SIZE-A]

; 3rd line

[SIZE-B]

; 4th line

[SIZE-C]

; 5th line

[SIZE-D]

; 6th line

SW, GN, CTC, Bc, Tc, Hh, EgdEsb, DgdDsb ; 7th line

; iSEC, TYPE, SNAME, OFFSET, SHAPE m

; 1st line - PSC

OPT1, OPT2, [JOINT]

; 2nd line

[SIZE-A]

; 3rd line

[SIZE-B]

; 4th line

[SIZE-C]

; 5th line

[SIZE-D]

;6th line;

[DATA]: 1, DB, NAME or 2, D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6


; [DIM1], [DIM2] : D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6
; [JOINT]: 8(1CELL, 2CELL), 13(3CELL), 9(PSCM), 8(PSCH),
9(PSCT), 2(PSCB)
; [SIZE-A]: 6(1CELL, 2CELL), 10(3CELL), 10(PSCM),
6(PSCH), 8(PSCT), 10(PSCB)
; [SIZE-B]: 6(1CELL, 2CELL), 12(3CELL), 6(PSCM),
6(PSCH), 8(PSCT), 6(PSCB)
; [SIZE-C]: 10(1CELL,2CELL), 13(3CELL), 9(PSCM),
10(PSCH), 7(PSCT), 8(PSCB)
; [SIZE-D]: 8(1CELL, 2CELL), 13(3CELL), 6(PSCM),
7(PSCH), 8(PSCT), 5(PSCB)
1. Common Items
iSEC: section number
TYPE: type of section property
= DBUSER: selected from DB or standard section
= VALUE: directly specified section property data
= SRC: section property of SRC member

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= COMBINED: section property of combined section


= TAPERED: section property of non-prismatic section
= CONSTRUCT: Section properties of pre and post-composite
= COMPOSITE-B
= COMPOSITE-T
= PSC
SNAME: section name
bSD: whether or not to consider shear deformation (YES/NO)
SHAPE: shape symbol of section (refer to Table 1 below)

2. DB/USER
CCSHAPE: cold formed section data

3. In the case of VALUE


1st Line
BLT: classifies builtup methods of members
= Built: Built-Up Section
= Roll: Rolled Section
D1~D6: dimensions of section
iCEL: number of Cells in R-Octagon section
2nd Line
AREA: Cross sectional area
ASy: effective shear area in ECS y-axis direction
ASz: effective shear area in ECS z-axis direction
Ixx: torsional stiffness about ECS x-axis direction
Iyy: moment of inertial about ECS y-axis direction
Izz: moment of inertial about ECS y-axis direction
3rd Line
CyP: distance from the section's neutral axis to the extreme fiber of the element in the local (+)ydirection
CyM: distance from the section's neutral axis to the extreme fiber of the element in the local (-)ydirection
CzP: distance from the section's neutral axis to the extreme fiber of the element in the local (+)zdirection
CzM: distance from the section's neutral axis to the extreme fiber of the element in the local (-)zdirection
QyB: shear coefficient for the shear force applied in the element's local y-direction
QzB: shear coefficient for the shear force applied in the element's local z-direction
PERI_OUT: total perimeter of the section
PERI_IN: inside perimeter length of a hollow section ('0' for an I-shaped section since the section
is not hollow.)
Cy: distance from the left extreme to the centroid in ECS y-axis
Cz: distance from the bottom extreme to the centroid in ECS z-axis

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4th Line
Y1: y-direction coordinate from the centroid to the stress output location 1
Y2: y-direction coordinate from the centroid to the stress output location 2
Y3: y-direction coordinate from the centroid to the stress output location 3
Y4: y-direction coordinate from the centroid to the stress output location 4
Z1: z-direction coordinate from the centroid to the stress output location 1
Z2: z-direction coordinate from the centroid to the stress output location 2
Z3: z-direction coordinate from the centroid to the stress output location 3
Z4: z-direction coordinate from the centroid to the stress output location 4

4. In the case of SRC


iREPLACE: reference material used for calculating the
stiffness of composite sections
=1: Steel
=2: Concrete
ELAST: ratio of modulus of elasticity of steel to concrete
DEN: ratio of steel density to concrete
POIS: poisson's ratio for steel
POIC: poisson's ratio for concrete
SF: concrete stiffness reduction factor
D1, D2: dimensions of a concrete section

5. COMBINED
1: selecting a section from DB
DB: DB of standard sections
NAME1, NAME2: names of two section types, which make
up the combined section
D1: 1st dimension of a section
D2: 2nd dimension of a section
2: when is specifying the main dimensions of standardized sections

(USER)

D11: 1st dimension of a section


D12: 2nd dimension of a section
D13: 3rd dimension of a section
D14: 4th dimension of a section
D15: 5th dimension of a section
D16: 6th dimension of a section
D21: 7th dimension of a section
D22: 8th dimension of a section
D23: 9th dimension of a section
D24: 10th dimension of a section

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D25: 11th dimension of a section


D26: 12th dimension of a section

6. TAPERED
iyVAR: method of calculating moment of inertia about the y-axis
of the element local coordinate system {1}
= 1: 1st (Linear)
= 2: 2nd (Parabolic)
= 3: 3rd (Cubic)
izVAR: method of calculating moment of inertia about the z-axis
of the element local coordinate system {1}
= 1: 1st (Linear)
= 2: 2nd (Parabolic)
= 3: 3rd (Cubic)
STYPE: assigns the section type of a tapered section member to
be used
= DB
= USER
= VALUE
= PSC
1 : When selecting sections from DB
DB: section database of various national standards
NAME1, NAME2: section names corresponding to the start (i-end) and end (j-end) of a tapered
section
2 : When entering main dimensions of standard sections (USER)
[DIM1], [DIM2]
3 : When defining sections by VALUE
D11: 1st dimension at i-end
D12: 2nd dimension at i-end
D13: 3rd dimension at i-end
D14: 4th dimension at i-end
D15: 5th dimension at i-end
D16: 6th dimension at i-end
D17: 7th dimension at i-end
D18: 8th dimension at i-end
AREA1: cross-sectional area at i-end
Asy1: effective shear area in ECS y-axis direction at i-end
Asz1: effective shear area in ECS z-axis direction at i-end
Ixx1: torsional stiffness about ECS x-axis direction at i-end
Iyy1: moment of inertial about ECS y-axis direction at i-end
Izz1: moment of inertial about ECS z-axis direction at i-end

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CyP1: distance from the section's neutral axis to the extreme fiber of the element in the local (+)ydirection at i-end
CyM1: distance from the section's neutral axis to the extreme fiber of the element in the local (-)ydirection at i-end
CzP1: distance from the section's neutral axis to the extreme fiber of the element in the local (+)zdirection at i-end
CzM1: distance from the section's neutral axis to the extreme fiber of the element in the local (-)zdirection at i-end
QyB1: shear coefficient for the shear force applied in the element's local y-direction at i-end
QzB1: shear coefficient for the shear force applied in the element's local z-direction at i-end
PERI_OUT1: total perimeter of the section at i-end
PERI_IN1: inside perimeter length of a hollow section at i-end ('0' for an I-shaped section since
the section is not hollow.)
Cy1: distance from the left extreme to the centroid in ECS y-axis at i-end
Cz1: distance from the bottom extreme to the centroid in ECS z-axis at i-end

Data entry for j-end is identical to that of i-end.


4 : When PSC section is entered
3rd Line
bSHEARCHK: whether or not to check for shear (YES/NO)
[SCHK-I] [SCHK-J] [WT-I] [WT-J]
WI: web thickness at I-end
WJ: web thickness at J-end
bSYM: whether or not symmetrical (YES/NO)
bSIDEHOLE: whether or not Side Hole exists in PSC-ncell2 section if Circle type
4th Line
bUSERDEFMESHSIZE: user defined element size for calculating stiffness
MESHSIZE: element size
bUSERINPSTIFF: whether or not to consider the user defined stiffness value (YES/NO)
[JOINT]-i

(YES/NO)

[SIZE-A]-i
[SIZE-B]-i
[SIZE-C]-i
[SIZE-D]-i
[JOINT]-j
[SIZE-A]-j
[SIZE-B]-j
[SIZE-C]-j
[SIZE-D]-j

7. CONSTRUCTION
STYPE1: assigns the method of inputting section property of a
section before composite
=DBUSER

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=VALUE
=SRC
=COMBINED
=TAPERED
=CONSTRUCT
STYPE2: assigns the method of inputting section property of a
section after composite
SHAPE: assigns the section shape of STYPE1 and STYPE2
(Individual variables defining the SHAPE is identical to the
method of specifying for each TYPE)

8. COMPOSITE-SB
SHAPE: assigns the section shape for which properties are
defined
= B: Box Girder
= I: I type Girder
= User: Case of applying the section properties previously
defined
Hw: height of web excluding the thinkness of flanges
tw: thickness of web
B: width of upper flange
Bf1: top flange overhang from the center of web
Tf1: thickness of top flange
B2: width of lower flange
Bf2: bottom flange overhang from the center of web
tf2: thickness of bottom flange
N1: number of stiffeners on top flange
N2: number of stiffeners on bottom flange
Hr: height of top flange stiffners
Hr2: height of bottom flange stiffners
tr1: thickness of top flange stiffners
tr2: thickness of bottom flange stiffners
SW: total width of slab
GN: number of girders within the total slab width
CTC: spacing between girders
Bc: effective slab width for one girder
Tc: thickness of slab
Hh: distance from the top of girder to the underside of slab
EsEc: ratio of modulli of elasticity for steel to concrete
DsDc: ratio of density for steel to concrete

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9. COMPOSITE-T
*refer to COMPOSITE-SB

10. In the case of PSC


SHAPE: select the number of cells in the section.
= 1CEL = 2CEL
[SCHK]
[WT]
WIDTH: Slab width when the number of cells is more than one in PSC-ncell2 section
JO1, JO2, JO3, ...: Joint on/off
HO1, HO2, HO2-1,...

(YES/NO)

: outer section dimensions

BO1, BO1-1, BO1-2,...


HI1, HI2, HI2-1, ...

: inner section dimensions

BI1, BI1-1, BI1-2, .../p>


[DATA1] 1
= DB: section database of various national standards
= NAME: section name of DB
[DATA1] 2
= D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6, D7, D8, D9, D10
[DATA2]
= CCSAHPE: Cold Formed Channel shape (1, 2IS, 2IW, 2BS, 2BW, 3BS, 3BW, 4BS, 4BW)
= iCEL: number of Cells in R-Octagon section
= iN1, iN2: number of stiffeners in Box with Stiffeners
[SRC] : 1, DB, NAME1, NAME2 or 2, D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6, D7, D8
[DIM1], [DIM2] : D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6
[OFFSET]
= OFFSET: Location of center of a section
LT : Left-Top
CT : Center-Top
RT : Right-Top
LC : Left-Center
CC : Center-Center
RC : Right-Center
LB : Left-Bottom
CB : Center-Bottom
RB : Right-Bottom
= iCENT
0 : Centroid
1 : Center of size = iHORZ

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0 : Size
1 : User = HUSER : if iHORZ is "1" horizontal offset distance = iVERT
0 : Size
1 : User = VUSER : if iVERT is "1" vertical offset distance
[OFFSET2] : OFFSET, iCENT, iHORZ, HUSERI, HUSERJ, iVERT, VUSERI, VUSERJ
[JOINT] : 8(1CELL, 2CELL), 13(3CELL), 9(PSCM), 8(PSCH), 9(PSCT), 2(PSCB), 0(nCELL), 2
(nCEL2)
[SIZE-A] : 6(1CELL, 2CELL), 10(3CELL), 10(PSCM), 6(PSCH), 8(PSCT), 10(PSCB), 5(nCELL),
11(nCEL2)
[SIZE-B] : 6(1CELL, 2CELL), 12(3CELL), 6(PSCM), 6(PSCH), 8(PSCT), 6(PSCB), 8(nCELL), 18
(nCEL2)
[SIZE-C] : 10(1CELL, 2CELL), 13(3CELL), 9(PSCM), 10(PSCH), 7(PSCT), 8(PSCB), 0(nCELL),
11(nCEL2)
[SIZE-D] : 8(1CELL, 2CELL), 13(3CELL), 6(PSCM), 7(PSCH), 8(PSCT), 5(PSCB), 0(nCELL), 18
(nCEL2)
[STIFF] : AREA, ASy, ASz, Ixx, Iyy, Izz
[SCHK] Shear check information
= bAUTO_Z1, Z1, bAUTO_Z3, Z3: selection of shear check location
bAUTO_Z1: whether or not to auto -calculate the value of Z1 (YES/NO)
Z1: Distance from the centroid to the underside of the top flange at the webs
bAUTO_Z3: whether or not to auto -calculate the value of Z3 (YES/NO)
Z3: Distance from the centroid to the upperside of the bottom flange at the webs
[WT] Minimum web thickness information
= bAUTO_TOR, TOR, bAUTO_SHR, SHR :minimum web thickness
bAUTO_TOR: whether or not to auto-calculate minimum web thickness for torsion (YES/NO)
TOR: minimum web thickness for torsion calculation
bAUTO_SHR: whether or not to auto-calculate minimum web thickness for shear force (YES/NO)
SHR: minimum web thickness for shear force calculation
[SCHK-I]: shear check information at I-end, identical to [SCHK]
[SCHK-J]: shear check information at J-end, identical to [SCHK]

11. COMPOSITE-CI/CT
EgdEsb: ratio of modulli of elasticity for girder to slab
DgdDsb: ratio of density for girder to slab

L
Angle
C
Channel
T
T-Section
B
Box
2L
Double Angle
2C
Double Channel
SR
Solid Round
CC
Cold Formed Channel
OCT
Octagon
SCOT
Solid Octagon
STRK
Solid Octagon
HTRK
Half Track
2CEL
PCS-2CELL
Table 1. Shape symbols of input sections (SNAME)

I
P
SB
URIB
TRK
1CEL

I-Section
Pipe
Solid Rectangle
U-Rib
Track
PCS-1CELL

*SECT-COLOR
Color data of sections
; iSEC, W_R, W_G, W_B, HF_R, HF_G, HF_B, HE_R, HE_G,

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HE_B, bBLEND, FACT


iSEC: section number
W_R: red color number when displaying in Wire Frame
W_G: green color number when displaying in Wire Frame
W_B: blue color number when displaying in Wire Frame
HF_R: red color number of Hidden treated surface
HF_G: green color number of Hidden treated surface
HF_B: blue color number of Hidden treated surface
HE_R: red color number of the outline of Hidden treated surface
HE_G: green color number of the outline of Hidden treated surface
HE_B: blue color number of the outline of Hidden treated surface
bBLEND: assigns color transparency
(YES/NO) {NO}
FACT: factor (degree) of color transparency {0.5}

*SECT-SCALE (Section Stiffness Scale Factors)


Stiffness scale factors applicable to the section
properties of line elements
; iSEC, AREA_SF, ASY_SF, ASZ_SF, IXX_SF, IYY_SF,

IZZ_SF, WGT_SF

iSEC: section subject to scale factors


AREA_SF: scale factor for section area
ASY_SF: scale factor for effective section area, which resists the y-axis direction shear force
in the element local coordinate system
ASZ_SF: scale factor for effective section area, which resists the z-axis direction shear force
in the element local coordinate system
IXX_SF: scale factor for torsional moment of inertiaa
IYY_SF: scale factor for moment of inertia about the y-axis in the
element local coordinate system
IZZ_SF: scale factor for moment of inertia about the z-axis in the
element local coordinate system
WGT_SF: scale factor for section weight

*TS-GROUP (Tapered Section Group)


Grouping Tapered Section members
; NAME, ELEM_LIST, ZVAR, ZEXP, ZFROM, ZDIST,
YVAR, YEXP, YFROM, YDIST

NAME: group name of tapered section


ELEM_LIST: element numbers included in the tapered section group
ZVAR: defines the change of section shape in the z-axis direction of the element local
coordinate system
= Linear: linear change following a straight line
= Quadratic: Quadratic change following a 2 dimensional curve

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ZEXP: assigns the exponent (1~2) of the function defining the shape change of section
ZFROM: origin point for defining the mirror plane
ZDIST: distance from the origin point to the mirror plane in the x-direction of the element local
coordinate system
YVAR: defines the change of section shape in the y-direction of
the element local coordinate system

*THICKNESS (Thickness)
Thickness data for planar elements
; iTHK, TYPE, bSAME, THIK-IN, THIK-OUT

; TYPE=VALUE

; iTHK, TYPE, SUBTYPE, RPOS, WEIGHT


SUBTYPE=VALUE

; TYPE=STIFFENED,

SHAPE, THIK-IN, THIK-OUT, HU, HL

; for yz section

SHAPE, THIK-IN, THIK-OUT, HU, HL

; for xz section

; iTHK, TYPE, SUBTYPE, RPOS, PLATETHIK


SUBTYPE=USER
;

bRIB {, SHAPE, DIST, SIZE1, SIZE2, ..., SIZE6}

bRIB {, SHAPE, DIST, SIZE2, SIZE2, ..., SIZE6}

; TYPE=STIFFENED,

; for yz section
; for xz section

; iTHK, TYPE, SUBTYPE, RPOS, PLATETHIK, DBNAME


; TYPE=STIFFENED, SUBTYPE=DB
;

bRIB {, SHAPE, DIST, SNAME}

; for yz section

bRIB {, SHAPE, DIST, SNAME}

; for xz section

1. Common Items
iTHK: thickness ID number
TYPE: method of defining thickness data
=VALUE: thickness of planar element (plate element, plane stress element)
=STIFFENED: enter the thickness of planar element reflecting the reinforced stiffness
by directions.

2. If Type is 'Value'
bSAME: applies the same thickness to both in-plane and out-of-plane (bending) thicknesses
(YES/NO) {YES}
THIK-IN: thickness applied to calculate the in-plane stiffness
THIK-OUT: thickness applied to calculate the out-of-plane stiffness

3. If Type is 'Stiffened'and Subtype is 'Value'


SUBTYPE: method of defining the thickness data
= VALUE: define section by entering the data for calculating rib stiffness.
= USER: user directly enters the main dimensions of a rib section.
= DB: select rib sections from the standard sections of an appropriate country.
RPOS: rib position
= LOWER
= UPPER
WEIGHT: equivalent thickness data for weight calculation

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SHAPE: selects the rib section


THIK-IN: thickness applied to calculate the in-plane stiffness
THIK-OUT: thickness applied to calculate the out-of-plane stiffness
HU: height from the neutral axis to the top
HL: height from the neutral axis to the bottom

4. If Type is 'Stiiffened' and Subtype is 'User'


SUBTYPE, RPOS: refer to #3
PLATETHIK: thickness data of plate element
bRIB: selects whether or not ribs exist
SHAPE: assigns the section shape of the rib
DIST: distance (spacing) between the ribs
SIZE1~ SIZE6: section size of the rib

5. If Type is 'Stiiffened' and Subtype is 'DB'


SUBTYPE, RPOS: refer to #3
PLATETHIK: thickness data of plate element
DBNAME: name of DB
= KS: Korean Industrial Standards
= JIS: Japanese Industrial Standards
= AISC: American Institute of Steel Construction
= DIN: Deutsches Institut fur Normung
= BS: British Standard
bRIB: selects whether or not ribs exist
SHAPE: assigns the section shape of the rib
DIST: distance (spacing) between the ribs
SNAME: section name

*THIK-COLOR
Color data for individual thickness numbers
; iTHK, W_R, W_G, W_B, HF_R, HF_G, HF_B, HE_R, HE_G,
HE_B, bBLEND, FACT

iTHK: thickness ID number


W_R: red color number when displaying in Wire Frame
W_G: green color number when displaying in Wire Frame
W_B: blue color number when displaying in Wire Frame
HF_R: red color number of Hidden treated surface
HF_G:green color number of Hidden treated surface
HF_B: blue color number of Hidden treated surface
HE_R: red color number of the outline of Hidden treated surface
HE_G: green color number of the outline of Hidden treated surface

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HE_B: blue color number of the outline of Hidden treated surface


bBLEND: assigns color transparency
(YES/NO) {NO}
FACT: factor (degree) of color transparency {0.5}

*TDN-PROPERTY (Tendon Property)


Tendon property and assigning the methods of
prestress application
; NAME, TYPE, MATL, AREA, DIA, RC, FF, WF, US, YS,
LT, ASB, ASE, bBONDED
NAME: name of tendon to be defined
TYPE: type of tendon classified by the location of the tendon
relative to the element section
= Internal: located within the section
= External: located outside of the section
AREA: total area of the tendon
DIA: diameter of the duct
RC: C, Relaxation Coefficient
FF: Friction Factor
WF: Wobble Factor
US: Ultimate Strength
YS: Yield Strength
LT: method of tensioning
= Pretension
= Post-tension
ASB: magnitude of slip at the tensioning anchorage
ASE: magnitude of slip at the end anchorage
bBONDED: bond type
= BONDED: for members with bonded prestressing tendons
= UNBONDED: for members with unbonded prestressing tendons

*TDN-PROFILE (Tendon Profile)


Placing arrangement and defining the shape of
tendon relative to the element section

; NAME=NAME, TDN-PROPERTY, ELEM_LIST, BEGIN,


END, CURVE
;

; line 1;

SHAPE, IP_X, IP_Y, IP_Z, AXIS, VX, VY

; SHAPE, IP_X, IP_Y, IP_Z, RC_X, RC_Y, OFFSET


;

; line 2 (SHAPE=CURVE)

XAR_ANGLE, bPROJECTION, GR_AXIS,


GR_ANGLE

; line 2 (SHAPE=STRAIGHT)

; line 3

X1, Y1, Z1, bFIX1, RY1, RZ1, RADIUSI


; from line 4

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NAME: tendon name


TDN-PROPERTY: assigns tendon properties
ELEM_LIST: element numbers for tendon assignment
BEGIN: straight distance of the tendon at the beginning
END: straight distance of the tendon at the end
CURVE: curved shape of tendon
= SPLINE
= ROUND
INPUT: input type
=2D: use 2D coordinates
=3D: use 3D coordinates
GROUP: tendon group name
LENGOPT: transfer length of tendons
=USER: enter transfer length manually
=AUT01: auto-calculate transfer length
BLEN: when LENGOPT is "USER" transfer length at the beginning part
ELEN: when LENGOPT is "USER" transfer length at the ending part

1. In the case of STRAIGHT


SHAPE: shape of the imaginary axis, which is referenced for
placing the straight tendon
IP_X: X-coordinate of Profile Insertion Point
IP_Y: Y-coordinate of Profile Insertion Point
IP_Z: Z-coordinate of Profile Insertion Point
AXIS: defines the x-axis direction in the tendon coordinate
system if the tendon is placed straight
VX: x-axis is parallel with the X-axis of the global coordinate system
VY: x-axis is parallel with the Y-axis of the global coordinate system

2. In the case of CURVE


SHAPE: shape of the imaginary axis, which is referenced for placing the curved tendon
IP_X: X-coordinate of Profile Insertion Point
IP_Y: Y-coordinate of Profile Insertion Point
IP_Z: Z-coordinate of Profile Insertion Point
RC_X: center x-coordinate of the reference circle in the global coordinate system if tendon is
placed

curvilinearly

RC_Y: center y-coordinate of the reference circle in the coordinate system if tendon is placed
curvilinearly
OFFSET: places the tendon in the location projected in the direction of the radius of the circle

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DIR: define curve direction


=CW: clock-wise
=CCW: counter clock-wise
INS_PT: enter the reference coordinates in GCS at the start location of tendons
REF_ELEM: element number, which becomes the basis of input
XAR_ANGLE: rotation angle about the x-axis in the tendon coordinate system
(convenient when placing sloped web tendons)
bPROJECTION: defines whether or not to place the tendon at the location projected onto the
plane

after rotation (YES/NO)

GR_AXIS: reference axis about which is rotated


GR_ANGLE: rotation angle about the Y or Z axis in the global coordinate system
X1: X-coordinate of the point through which the tendon passes
based on the tendon coordinate system
Y1: Y-coordinate of the point through which the tendon passes
based on the tendon coordinate system
Z1: Z-coordinate of the point through which the tendon passes
based on the tendon coordinate system
bFIX1: whether or not to fix the tangent angle of the tendon
(YES/NO)
RY1: tangent angle relative to the x-axis in the x-z plane in the tendon coordinate system
when the tangent angle is fixed
RZ1: tangent angle relative to the x-axis in the x-y plane in the tendon coordinate system
when the tangent angle is fixed
RADIUS: radius of the circle in tangent with the straight line of tendon
OFFSET_Y: offset distance in ECS y-direction
OFFSET_Z: offset distance in ECS z-direction
OPT1: tendon placement direction (LEFT/RIGHT)
ANGLE1: tendon placement angle
HGT1: height due to tendon placement angle
R1: radius of circle tangent to tendon

*CONSTRAINT(Supports)
Conditions restraining the nodal degrees of freedom
; NODE_LIST, CONST (Dx, Dy, Dz, Rx, Ry, Rz), GROUP
NODE_LIST: node number
CONST (Dx, Dy, Dz, Rx, Ry, Rz): components of degrees of
freedom identified in 6 Digit
CodeGROUP: Boundary Group Name

*SPRING (Point Spring Supports)


Elastic support conditions assigned to nodes
; NODE_LIST, SDx, SDy, SDz, SRx, SRy, SRz, GROUP

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NODE_LIST: node number


SDx: spring constant in the x-axis direction [force/length]
SDy: spring constant in the y-axis direction [force/length]
SDz: spring constant in the z-axis direction [force/length]
SRx: rotational spring constant about the x-axis direction
[moment/angle]
SRy: rotational spring constant about the y-axis direction
[moment/angle]
SRz: rotational spring constant about the z-axis direction
[moment/angle]
GROUP: Boundary Group Name

*GSPRTYPE (Define General Spring Supports)


Stiffness of a general support spring
; NAME, SDx1, SDy1, SDy2, SDz1, SDz2, SDz3, ...,

SRz1, ..., SRz6

NAME: name of spring stiffness


SDx1: spring stiffness in the global or local x-axis direction
SDy1, SDy2: spring stiffness interrelated in the global or local xand y-axis directions
SDz1, SDz2, SDz3: spring stiffness interrelated in the global or
local x-, y- and z-axis directions
SRz1, ..., SRz6: rotational spring stiffness interrelated in
the global or local x-, y- and z-axis directions

*GSPRING (General Spring Supports)


Conditions of a general spring support assigned to nodes
; NODE_LIST, TYPE-NAME, GROUP
NODE_LIST: node number
TYPE-NAME: name of General Spring Type
GROUP: Boundary Group Name

*ELASTICLINK
Elastic link elements connecting two nodes
; iNODE1, iNODE2, Link, ANGLE, SDx, SDy, SDz, SRx, SRy,
SRz, DRy, DRz, GROUP ; GEN
; iNODE1, iNODE2, Link, ANGLE, bSHEAR, DRy, DRz,
GROUP

; RIGID

; iNODE1, iNODE2, Link, ANGLE, SDx, bSHEAR, DRy, DRz,


GROUP

; TENS, COMP

iNODE1: 1st node number of an elastic link


iNODE2: 2nd node number of an elastic link
Link: assigns the type of the elastic link element {GEN}
= GEN: directly uses the stiffness values that the user specifies
= RIGID: rigid link stiffness automatically assigned by the program

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= TENS: uses as a tension-only element


= COMP: uses as a compression-only element
ANGLE: Beta Angle of the elastic link element
SDx: spring constant in the x-axis direction [force/length]
SDy: spring constant in the y-axis direction [force/length]
SDz: spring constant in the z-axis direction [force/length]
SRx: rotational spring constant about the x-axis direction
[moment/angle]
SRy: rotational spring constant about the y-axis direction
[moment/angle]
SRz: rotational spring constant about the z-axis direction
[moment/angle]
bSHEAR: whether or not to assign the location of shear spring
DRy, DRz: location of shear spring in the ratio of element length
GROUP: Boundary Group Name

*GL-PROP (General Link Property)


General (nonlinear) link element properties
; NAME, TYPE, TW, bSSL, DY, DZ, DESC
; bLDX, DX, bNDX, [NL_PROP]
; bLDY, DY, bNDY, [NL_PROP]
; bLDZ, DZ, bNDZ, [NL_PROP]
; bLRX, RX, bNRX, [NL_PROP]
; bLRY, RY, bNRY, [NL_PROP]
; bLRZ, RZ, bNRZ, [NL_PROP]
; [NL_PROP]: DSTIFF, DAMP, DEXP, bRIGDBR, BSTIFF, FFDAMP
; Visco-elastic Damper Type
; [NL_PROP]: STIFF, OPEN, EFFDAMP

; Gap Type or Hook Type

; [NL_PROP]: STIFF, YSTR, PYS_RATIO, YEXP, PA,


EFFDAMP ; Hysteretic System Type
; [NL_PROP]: STIFF, YSTR, PYS_RATIO, PA, PB,
EFFDAMP

; Lead Rubber Bearing Type

; [NL_PROP]: STIFF, FCS, FCF, RP, RADIUS, PA, PB, EFFDAMP


; Friction Pendulum System Type

1. Common Items
NAME: Property name of nonlinear link
APPTYPE: application type
=ELEMENT
=FORCE
TYPE: Type of nonlinear link
= VD: Viscoelastic Damper

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= GAP: Gap
= HOOK: Hook
= HS: Hysteretic System
= LRBI: Lead Rubber Bearing Isolator
= FPSI: Friction Pendulum System Isolator
TW: total weight of general link elements
bUSEMASS: whether or not to input the total mass of general link elements
TM: total mass of general link elements
BSSL: whether or not to specify the location of shear spring
DY: location of shear spring in y-dir relative to the total length
DZ: location of shear spring in z-dir relative to the total length
DESC: description
bLDX : whether or not to use x-dir. linear property
DX: x-dir. linear property
EFFDAMP: effective damping
bNDX: whether or not to use x-dir. nonlinear property

[NL_PROP]
In case of Visco-elastic Damper Type
DSTIFF: stiffness of Visco-elastic Damper
DAMP: damping of Visco-elastic Damper
DEXP: Damping Exponent(s)
bRIGDBR: whether or not to consider the stiffness of link member
BSTIFF: Bracing Stiffness (kb)
REFV: Reference Velocity
In case of Gap Type or Hook Type
STIFF: spring stiffness of Gap or Hook
OPEN: initial distance within the Gap or Hook spring
In case of Hysteretic System Type
STIFF: initial stiffness of spring before yielding
YSTR: yield strength of spring
PYS_RATIO: ratio of tangential stiffness after yielding divided by initial stiffness before yielding
YEXP: parameter determining the force-deformation curve shape near yield point
PA: Hysteretic Loop Parameter ()
PB: Hysteretic Loop Parameter ()
In case of Lead Rubber Bearing Type
STIFF: initial stiffness of spring before yielding
YSTR: yield strength of spring
PYS_RATIO: ratio of tangential stiffness after yielding divided by initial stiffness before yielding
PA: Hysteretic Loop Parameter ()

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PB: Hysteretic Loop Parameter ()


In case of Friction Pendulum System Type
STIFF: initial stiffness prior to sliding
FCS: friction coefficient at friction surface when the speed of deformation is slow
FCF: friction coefficient at friction surface when the speed of deformation is fast
RP: parameter determining the rate of change in friction coefficient for deformation speed
RADIUS: radius of friction surface
PA: Hysteretic Loop Parameter ()
PB: Hysteretic Loop Parameter ()

*GL-LINK (General Link)


Joint conditions of beam ends
; iNODE1, iNODE2, PROP, ANGLE, GROUP
iNO: general (nonlinear) link element number
iNODE1: first node number of general link element
iNODE2: second node number of general link element
GPROP: general link property
IEPROP: inelastic Hinge property
iRCS: define coordinate system
=0: Element
=1: Global
ANGLE: if iRCS is "0" Beta angle
GROUP: boundary group name
iMETHOD: input method
ANGLE-x: rotational angle about X-dir.
ANGLE-y: rotational angle about Y-dir.
ANGLE-z: rotational angle about Z-dir.
P0X: X-coordinate of PO when 3 points of Global is used
P0Y: Y-coordinate of PO when 3 points of Global is used
P0Z: Z-coordinate of PO when 3 points of Global is used
P1X: X-coordinate of P1 when 3 points of Global is used
P1Y: Y-coordinate of P1 when 3 points of Global is used
P1Z: Z-coordinate of P1 when 3 points of Global is used
P2X: X-coordinate of P2 when 3 points of Global is used
P2Y: Y-coordinate of P2 when 3 points of Global is used
P2Z: Z-coordinate of P2 when 3 points of Global is used

ocation at the start point of vector when Vector of Global is used


V1Y: Y ocation at the start point of vector when Vector of Global is used
V1Z: Z ocation at the start point of vector when Vector of Global is used
V2X: X ocation at the end point of vector when Vector of Global is used
V2Y: Y ocation at the end point of vector when Vector of Global is used
V1X: X

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ocation at the end point of vector when Vector of Global is used

*FRAME-RLS (Beam End Release)


Joining conditions of bean ends
; ELEM_LIST, FLAG-i, Fxi, Fyi, Fzi, Mxi, Myi, Mzi
;

; 1st Line

FLAG-j, Fxj, Fyj, Fzj, Mxj, Myj, Mzj, GROUP

; 2nd Line

1st Line
ELEM_LIST: element number
FLAG-i: i-node of a beam element
Fxi: release axial force of the i-node
Fyi: release y-direction shear force at the i-node in the element local
coordinate system
Fzi: release z-direction shear force at the i-node in the element local
coordinate system
Mxi: release torsional moment at the i-node
Myi: release moment about y-direction at the i-end in the element local
coordinate system
Mzi: release moment about z-direction at the i-end in the element local
coordinate system
2nd Line
FLAG-j: j-node of a beam element
Fxj: release axial force of the j-node
Fyj: release y-direction shear force at the j-node in the element local
coordinate system
Fzj: release z-direction shear force at the j-node in the element local
coordinate system
Mxj: release torsional moment at the j-node
Myj: release moment about y-direction at the j-end in the element local
coordinate system
Mzj: release moment about z-direction at the j-end in the element local
coordinate system
Note: Partial Fixity may be entered as required

*OFFSET (Beam End Offsets)


Rigid end offset or eccentricity at the beam ends
; ELEM_LIST, TYPE, RGDXi, RGDYi, RGDZi, RGDXj, RGDYj, RGDZj, GROUP
TYPE=GLOBAL
; ELEM_LIST, TYPE, RGDi, RGDj, GROUP

; TYPE=ELEMENT

ELEM_LIST: element number


TYPE: type of coordinate system
= GLOBAL: offset distances in vectors in the global coordinate system with respect to the distances
and directions from the node to the Offset
= ELEMENT: offset distance relative to the x-direction of the

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element local coordinate system


In the case of GLOBAL
RGDXi: offset distance in vector in the global X-direction at the node
RGDYi: offset distance in vector in the global Y-direction at the i-node
RGDZi: offset distance in vector in the global Z-direction at the i-node
RGDXj: offset distance in vector in the global X-direction at the j-node
RGDYj: offset distance in vector in the global Y-direction at the j-node
RGDZj: offset distance in vector in the global Z-direction at the j-node
GROUP: Boundary Group Name
In the case of ELEMENT
RGDi: offset distance from the i-node in the (+) x-direction of the
element local coordinate system
RGDj: offset distance from the j-node in the (-) x-direction of the
element local coordinate system
GROUP: Boundary Group Name

*PLATE-RLS (Plate End Release)


Node connecting condition (Hinge, Fixed Joint) and
Partial Fixity in a plate element
; ELEM_LIST, N1, N2, N3, N4, GROUP
ELEM_LIST: element number
N1:
Fx (Fy): releases axial stiffness in the x (y) axis direction in the
element local coordinate system
Fz: releases shear stiffness in the z-direction in the element local
coordinate system
Mx: releases bending stiffness about the x-axis in the
element local coordinate system
My: releases bendding stiffness about the y-axis in the
element local coordinate system
N2, N3, N4: same as N1
GROUP: Boundary Group Name
* Can assign Partial Fixity if required

*RIGIDLINK (Rigid Link)


Link conditions of master and slave nodes
; M-NODE, DOF, S-NODE LIST, GROUP
M-NODE: Master Node number
DOF: signal for specifying components of constrained degrees of freedom
(composed of a 6 Digit Code using "1" or "0")
S-NODE LIST: list of Slave Node numbers
GROUP: Boundary Group Name

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*EFF-WIDTH (Effective Width Scale Factor)


; ELEM_LIST, SCALE, GROUP
ELEM_LIST: element number
SCALE: Iyy (effective width) / Iyy (net width)
GROUP: Boundary Group Name

*PANEL-ZONE
Offset distance due to Panel Zone
; bCALC, FACTOR, iPOSITION
bCALC: whether to automatically consider rigid end offset (YES/NO) {YES}
= YES: auto-consider rigid end offset factor
= NO: do not auto-calculate rigid end offset factor
FACTOR: correction factor for rigid end offset (value between 0.0~1.0)
iPOSITION: output location of member forces
= 1: use the boundary of Panel Zone
= 2: use the offset distance

*LOCALAXIS (Node Local Axis)


Used to input boundary conditions by defining a nodal coordinate system at a specific node
or produce reaction output in the nodal coordinate system
; NODE_LIST, iMETHOD, ANGLE-x, ANGLE-y, ANGLE-z

; iMETHOD=1

; NODE_LIST, iMETHOD, P0X, P0Y, P0Z, P1X, P1Y, P1Z,


P2X, P2Y, P2Z ; iMETHOD=2
; NODE_LIST, iMETHOD, V1X, V1Y, V1Z, V2X, V2Y, V2Z

; iMETHOD=3

NODE_LIST: node number


iMETHOD: input method of nodal coordinate system {1}
1 = Angle: defines the nodal coordinate system by specifying 3rotation angles
2 = 3 Points: defines the nodal coordinate system by specifying 3node coordinates
3 = Vector: defines the nodal coordinate system by specifying 2vectors
1. In the case of Angle
ANGLE-X: rotational angle about the X-axis of the GCS
ANGLE-y: rotational angle about y-axis rotated about the X-axis
ANGLE-z: rotational angle about z-axis rotated about X and y' axes

2. IN the case of 3 Point


P0X, P0Y, P0Z: coordinates of origin in a nodal coordinate system
P1X, P1Y, P1Z: coordinates of a specific point on the x-axis in NCS
P2X, P2Y, P2Z: coordinates of a specific point moved parrallel with the y-axis from P1 in NCS

3. In the case of Vector


V1X, V1Y, V1Z: x-axis direction vector from the origin of NCS
V2X, V2Y, V2Z: vector from the origin of NCS of a point moved
by a specific distance parrallel with the y-axis of NCS from the end point of V1

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*STLDCASE (Static Load Cases)


; LCNAME, LCTYPE, DESC
LCNAME: name of unit load case
LCTYPE: type of unit load case
USER = User Defined Load
D = Dead Load
L = Live Load
LR=Roof Live Load
W = Wind Load on Structure
E = Earthquake
S = Snow Load
R = Rain Load
IP = Ice Pressure
EP = Earth Pressure
WP = Ground Water Pressure
FP = Fluid Pressure
SF = Stream Flow Pressure
B = Buoyancy
CR = Creep
SH = Shrinkage
T = Temperature
PS = Prestress
CS = Construction Stage Load
ER = Erection Load
IL = Live Load Impact
BK = Longitudinal Force from Live Load
WL = Wind Load on Live Load
CF = Centrifugal Force
CO = Collision Load
TPG = Rib Shortening
DESC: description of load case

*NODALMASS (Nodal Masses)


Nodal mass data assigned to nodes
; NODE_LIST, mX, mY, mZ, rmX, rmY, rmZ

NODE_LIST: node numbers


mX: concentrated mass in the X-direction in the GCS
mY: concentrated mass in the Y-direction in the GCS
mZ: concentrated mass in the Z-direction in the GCS r
rmX: rotaional concentrated mass about the X-direction in GCS

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rmY: rotaional concentrated mass about the Y-direction in GCS


rmZ: rotaional concentrated mass about the Z-direction in GCS

*LOADTOMASS (Loads to Masses)


Conversion of vertical loads into concentrated mass data

; *LOADTOMASS, DIR, bNODAL, bBEAM, bFLOOR,


; LCNAME1, FACTOR1, LCNAME2, FACTOR2, ...

bPRES, GRAV
; from line 1

DIR: assigns the directions in which the converted mass will be considered {XY}
bNODAL: option to convert nodal loads (YES/NO) {YES}
bBEAM: option to convert beam loads (YES/NO) {YES}
bFLOOR: option to convert floor loads (YES/NO) {YES}
bPRES: option to convert pressure loads (YES/NO) {YES}
GRAV: gravitational acceleration {9.806 m/sec2}
LCNAME1: selects the Load Case, which will be converted
FACTOR1: scale factor to be applied when loads are converted into mass {1}

*NAMEDPLANE (Named Plane)


Assignment of a name to a plane
; NAME, TYPE, TOL, X1, Y1, Z1, X2, Y2, Z2, X3, Y3, Z3
;

NAME, TYPE, TOL, COORD

NAME: plane name


TYPE: selects the method of assigning the plane {1}
= 1 : 3-Point
= 2 : X-Y plane
= 3 : X-Z plane
= 4 : Y-Z plane
TOL: tolerance within which a plane is selected as the assigned plane {0.001 m}
X1, Y1, Z1: coordinates of the 1st point on the plane in GCS
X2, Y2, Z2: coordinates of the 2 nd point on the plane in GCS
X3, Y3, Z3: coordinates of the 3rd point on the plane in GCS
COORD: X, Y or Z coordinate in GCS for TYPE 2, 3 & 4

*NAMEDUCS (Named UCS)


Appllication of saved User Coordinate System previously assigned
; NAME, OX, OY, OZ, VXX, VXY, VXZ, VYX, VYY, VYZ

NAME: name of the saved UCS


OX: X-coordinate in GCS defining the origin of the selected UCS
OY: Y-coordinate in GCS defining the origin of the selected UCS
OZ: Z-coordinate in GCS defining the origin of the selected UCS
VXX: X-coordinate in GCS for the vector defining the x-axis
direction of the selected UCS

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VXY: Y-coordinate in GCS for the vector defining the x-axis


direction of the selected UCS
VXZ: Z-coordinate in GCS for the vector defining the x-axis
direction of the selected UCS
VYX: X-coordinate in GCS for the vector defining the y-axis
direction of the selected UCS
VYY: Y-coordinate in GCS for the vector defining the y-axis
direction of the selected UCS
VYZ: Z-coordinate in GCS for the vector defining the y-axis
direction of the selected UCS

*GROUP (Group)
Grouping desired entities by assigning a specific group name
; NAME, NODE_LIST, ELEM_LIST
NAME: Group name
NODE_LIST: selected node numbers
ELEM_LIST: selected element numbers

*BNDR-GROUP (Boundary Group)


Grouping nodes or elements constrained with boundary conditions by assigning
a specific boundary group name
; NAME
NAME: Boundary Group name to be created, modified or deleted

*LOAD-GROUP (Load Group)


Grouping nodes or elements assigned with loads by
assigning a specific load group name
; NAME
NAME: Load Group name to be created, modified or deleted

*USE-STLD
Corresponding unit load case
USE-STLD: shows entered unit load cases and the corresponding loads

*SELFWEIGHT (Self Weight)


Applying the selfweight of the analysis model as loads
; *SELFWEIGHT, X, Y, Z, GROUP
X: weight scale factor for the X-direction component in GCS
Y: weight scale factor for the Y-direction component in GCS
Z: weight scale factor for the Z-direction component in
GCSGROUP: Group Name

*CONLOAD (Nodal Loads)


loads assigned to nodes
; NODE_LIST, FX, FY, FZ, MX, MY, MZ, GROUP

NODE_LIST: node numbers

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FX: concentrated load component in the GCS X-direction


FY: concentrated load component in the GCS Y-direction
FZ: concentrated load component in the GCS Z-direction
MX: concentrated moment component about the GCS X-direction
MY: concentrated moment component about the GCS Y-direction
MZ: concentrated moment component about the GCS X-direction
GROUP: Group Name

*SPOISP (Specified Displacement of Supports)


Forced displacements of supports
; NODE_LIST, FLAG, Dx, Dy, Dz, Rx, Ry, Rz, GROUP
NODE LIST: node numbers
FLAG: symbol of degree of freedom to which a specified
displacement will be specified

(6 Digit Code using "1" or "0")

Dx: specified displacement component in the X-direction


Dy: specified displacement component in the Y-direction
Dz: specified displacement component in the Z-direction
Rx: specified rotational displacement component about the X-direction
Ry: specified rotational displacement component about the Y-direction
Rz: specified rotational displacement component about the Z-direction
GROUP: Group Name

*BEAMLOAD ( Element Beam Loads )


Beam loads applied to beam elements
; ELEM_LIST, CMD, TYPE, DIR, bPROJ, D1, P1, D2, P2, D3,
P3, D4, P4, GROUP
; ELEM_LIST, CMD, TYPE, DIR, VX, VY, VZ, bPROJ, D1, P1,
D2, P2, D3, P3, D4, P4, GROUP

ELEM_LIST: element numbers


CMD: load classification {BEAM}
= BEAM: Element Beam Load
= FLOOR: Floor Load
= LINE: Line Beam Load
= TYPICAL: Typical Loads
TYPE: load type {UNILOAD}
= CONLOAD: Concentrated Forces
= CONMOMENT: Concentrated Moments
= UNILOAD: Uniform Loads
= UNIMOMENT: Uniform Moments/Torsions
DIR: direction of load {GZ}
LX: X-direction in the element local coordinate system
LY: Y-direction in the element local coordinate system

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LZ: Z-direction in the element local coordinate system


GX: about X-direction in GCS
GY: about Y-direction in GCS
GZ: about Z-direction in GCS
bPROJ: option to specify projection of beam loads {NO}
(not relevant to concentrated loads or concentrated moments)
D1: location of beam load on the beam element
P1: magnitude of the beam load
GROUP: Load Group Name
VX, VY, VZ: distances in X, Y, Z-directions in GCS defining the
vector from the reference point

*FLOADTYPE(Define Floor Load Type )


Definition of floor load
; NAME, DESC

; 1st line

; LCNAME1, FLOAD1, bSBU1, ..., LCNAME4, FLOAD4,

bSBU4 ; 2nd line

NAME: name of floor load


DESC: brief description
LCNAME1: name of unit load case
FLOAD1: magnitude of unit load
bSBU4: option to include the weight of dummy beam elements(

YES/NO)

*FLOAD-COLOR
Color data of floor loads
; NAME, W_R, W_G, W_B, HF_R, HF_G, HF_B, HE_R, HE_G,
HE_B, bBLEND, FACT
NAME: name of floor load
W_R: red color number when displaying in Wire Frame
W_G: green color number when displaying in Wire Frame
W_B: blue color number when displaying in Wire Frame
HF_R: red color number of Hidden treated surface
HF_G: green color number of Hidden treated surface
HF_B: blue color number of Hidden treated surface
HE_R: red color number of the outline of Hidden treated surface
HE_G: green color number of the outline of Hidden treated surface
HE_B: blue color number of the outline of Hidden treated surface
bBLEND: assigns color transparency
YES/NO) {NO}
FACT: factor (degree) of color transparency {0.5}

*FLOORLOAD (Floor Loads)


load (floor load) onto beam or
wall elements within an enclosed range

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; LTNAME, iDIST, ANGLE, iSBEAM, SBANG, SBUW, DIR,


bPROJ, DESC, GROUP, NODE1, ..., NODEn
LTNAME: name of floor load
iDIST: method of distributing floor load {2}
= 1 : distributed in 1 direction
= 2 : distributed in 2 directions
= 3 : Polygon-Centroid
= 4 : Polygon-Length
ANGLE: angle of the direction of the load distribution {0}
iSBEAM: number of imaginary sub-beams placed in a sub-area {0}
SBANG: placement angle of the imaginary sub-beams {90}
SBUW: self-weight per unit length of a sub-beam [load/length] {0}
DIR: acting direction of floor load {GZ}
LX: X-direction in the local floor coordinate system
LY: Y- direction in the local floor coordinate system
LZ: Z-direction in the local floor coordinate system
GX: X-direction in GCS
GY: Y-direction in GCS
GZ: Z-direction in GCS
bPROJ: option to specify projection of floor loads (YES/NO) {NO}
DESC: brief description
GROUP: Group Name
NODE1, ..., NODEn: node numbers identifying the floor load

*PRESTRESS (Prestress Beam Loads )


Prestress loads
; ELEM_LIST, LTYPE, TENS, DI, DM, DJ, GROUP
ELEM_LIST: element numbers
LTYPE: type of beam element prestress load {1}
(not relevant to truss/tension-only/compression-only elements)
= PRE: process of prestress effect is considered
(Prestress condition)
= POST: condition after the prestress is considered
(Post-stress condition)
TENS: Prestress Tension Force
DI: Cable Drape in the ECS z-direction at the i-node of the beam element
DM: Cable Drape in the ECS z-direction at the center point of the beam element
DJ: Cable Drape in the ECS z-direction at the j-node of the beam element
GROUP: Load Group Name

*PRETENSION (Pretension Loads)


Pretension Loads

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; ELEM_LIST, TENS, GROUP


ELEM_LIST : element numbers
TENS: Pretension Load
GROUP: Load Group Name

*FINISHINGLOADS (Finhing Material Loads)


Finishing Loads
; ELEM_LIST, COVERING-TYPE, FACE1, FACE2, FACE3,
FACE4, D, DENSITY, DIR, SCALE, GROUP
; *SYSTEMP*PRESSURE ; Pressure Loads
; ELEM_LIST, CMD, ETYP, LTYP, DIR, VX, VY, VZ, bPROJ
PU, P1, P2, P3, P4, GROUP ; ETYP=PLATE, LTYP=FACE
; ELEM_LIST, CMD, ETYP, LTYP, iEDGE, DIR, VX, VY, V
PU, P1, P2, GROUP

; ETYP=PLATE, LTYP=EDGE

; ELEM_LIST, CMD, ETYP, iEDGE, DIR, VX, VY, VZ, PU, P1


P2, GROUP

; ETYP=PLANE

; ELEM_LIST, CMD, ETYP, iFACE, DIR, VX, VY, VZ, bPROJ,


PU, P1, P2, P3, P4, GROUP ; ETYP=SOLID
; [PLATE] : plate, plane stress, wall, [PLANE]
strain

: axisymmetric, plane

ER, SYSTEMP, GROUP


ELEM_LIST: element numbers
COVERING-TYPE: assigns the method of applying finishing loads
= ENVELOP
= FILL
= SURROOND
FACE 1~4: assigns the range of finishing material
= FULL
= HALF
D: thickness of finishing
DENSITY: unit weight of the finishing material
DIR: direction of the finishing material load
= Gx: X-direction in GCS
= Gy: Y-direction in GCS
= Gz: Z-direction in GCS
SCALE: scale factor for applying the finishing load

*PRESSURE (Pressure Loads)


Pressure loads

; ELEM_LIST, CMD, ETYP, LTYP, DIR, VX, VY, VZ, bPROJ


PU, P1, P2, P3, P4, GROUP ; ETYP=PLATE, LTYP=FACE
; ELEM_LIST, CMD, ETYP, LTYP, iEDGE, DIR, VX, VY, VZ
PU, P1, P2, GROUP

; ETYP=PLATE, LTYP=EDGE

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; ELEM_LIST, CMD, ETYP, iEDGE, DIR, VX, VY, VZ, PU, P1


P2, GROUP

; ETYP=PLANE

; ELEM_LIST, CMD, ETYP, iFACE, DIR, VX, VY, VZ, bPROJ


PU, P1, P2, P3, P4, GROUP ; ETYP=SOLID
; [PLATE] : plate, plane stress, wall, [PLANE] :
plane strain

axisymmetric,

1. Common items
ELEM_LIST: element numbers
CMD: type of load
= PRES: Pressure Loads
= HYDRO: Hydrostatic Pressure Loads
ETYP: selects the type of element {PLATE}
= PLATE: Plate
= PLANE: Plane Stress, Plane Strain, Axisymmetric
= SOLID: 8 Node-Solid, 6 Node-Solid, 4 Node-Solid

2. If ETYPE is 'PLATE' and LTYPE is 'FACE'


LTYPE: location of loading application {FACE}
DIR: direction of load application
= Lx, Ly, Lz: loading applied in x, y, z ditrections in ECS
= Gx, Gy, Gz: loading applied in X, Y, Z ditrections in GCS
= VECTOR: loading applied in the direction of the vector defined
by User
Vx, Vy, Vz: X, Y, Z-direction distances defining the vector from the
reference point in GCS
bPROJ: option to specify projection of loads {NO}
PU: Uniformly distributed load value
P1~4: Linearly distributed load value
GROUP: Load Group name

3. If ETYPE is PLATE and LTYPE is EDGE


LTYPE: location of loading application {FACE}{EDGE}
iEDGE: element edge subjected to load application
= 1 : EDGE #1
= 2 : EDGE #2
= 3 : EDGE #3
= 4 : EDGE #4
: direction of load application
= NORMAL: loads applied in the direction paralleled with the
element face
*for others: refer to #2 above

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4. If ETYPE is 'PLATE'
DIR: direction of load application
= NORMAL, Lx, Ly, Vector: refer to #2 & #3

5. If ETYPE is PLATE
iFACE: element face onto which the load is applied
= 1 : Face #1
= 2 : Face #2
= 3 : Face #3
= 4 : Face #4
= 5 : Face #5
= 6 : Face #6
**for others: refer to #2, #3 & #4 above

*SYSTEMPER (System Temperature)


Final temperature in thermal stress analysis
; *SYSTEMPER, SYSTEMP, GROUP
SYSTEMP: final temperature of structure
GROUP: Load Group Name

*NDTEMPER (Nodal Temperatures )


Nodal temperature at specific nodes
; NODE_LIST, TEMPER, GROUP
NODE_LIST: node numbers
TEMPER: nodal temperature
GROUP: Load Group Name

*ELTEMPER (Element Temperatures)


Element temperature of specific elements
; ELEM_LIST, TEMPER, GROUP
LEM_LIST: element numbers
TEMPER: element temperature
GROUP: Load Group Name

*BSTEMPER (Beam Section Temperature)


Beam Section Temperature
; ELEM_LIST, DIR, NUM, GROUP

; line 1

; TYPE1, ELAST1, THERMAL1, B1, H11, T11, H21,

T21 ; line 2

; ...
; TYPEn, ELASTn, THERMALn, Bn, H1n, T1n, H2n, T2n
; line n+1

ELEM_LIST: element numbers


DIR: input direction of beam section temperature load
REF: reference location at which the temperature difference is input (Centroid, Top, Bot)
NUM: number of temperature loads entered

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GROUP: Load Group Name


TYPE1: material property to be applied
ELAST1: modulus of elasticity
THERMAL1: thermal expansion coefficient
B1: width to be considered for temperature difference
H11, H21: distance from the centroid to the point of the temperature application
T11, T21: temperatures at H11 & H21

*THERGRAD (Temperature Gradient)


Temperature gradient (difference) between the upper and lower faces of a beam
or plate element
; ELEM_LIST, iETYP, TZ, bUSEHZ, HZ, TY, bUSEHY, HY, GROUP
; ELEM_LIST, iETYP, TZ, bUSEHZ, HZ, GROUP
ELEM_LIST: element number
iETYP: element type {1}
= 1 : beam element
= 2 : plate element
In the case of beam element
TZ: temperature difference between the two outer faces in the element local z-direction
bUSEHZ: option to use member dimensions (YES/NO) {YES}
HZ: distance between the two outer faces in the element local z-direction
TY: temperature difference between the two outer faces in the
element local y-direction
bUSEHY: option to use member dimensions (YES/NO) {YES}
HY: distance between the two outer faces in the element local y-direction
GROUP: Load Group Name.

In the case of plate element


TZ: temperature difference between the two outer faces in the
element local z-direction
bUSEHZ: option to use member dimensions (YES/NO) {YES}
HZ: thickness of plate element

*TDN-PRESTRESS (Tendon Prestress Loads)


Apply tendon prestress loads
; TDN-NAME, FORCE/STRESS, JACKING, BEGIN, END,
iGROUTING, GROUP
TDN-NAME: tendon name to which prestress loads are applied
FORCE/STRESS: input tension force in force/stress units
JACKING: order of tentioning tendons
BEGIN: tension force at the start of tendon
END: tension force at the end of tendon
iGROUTING: timing of grrouting duct

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GROUP: load group for tendon prestress loads (Load Group Name)

*TIMELOAD (Time Load)


Tme dependent property due to the difference in
member ages
; ELEM_LIST, DAY, GROUP
ELEM_LIST: element numbers subjected to Time Load
DAY: member age
GROUP: Load Group Name

*CREEPCOEF ( Creep Coefficient for Construction Stage)


Creep coefficient directly input in the form of load
; ELEM_LIST, CREEP, GROUP
ELEM_LIST: element numbers for which the creep coefficient is considered
CREEP: creep coefficient
GROUP: Load Group Name

*PNLOADTYPE (Plane Load Type)


Type and size of plane load
; NAME=NAME, TYPE(POINT/LINE/AREA), DESC
; CP_X=X1, X2, ...
; CP_Y=Y1, Y2,
; DATA=X1, Y1, F1, M1
;

...

Xn, Yn, Fn, Mn

; TYPE = POINT

; DATA=bUNIFORM, TYPE, X1, Y1, L1, X2, Y2, L2


; DATA=bUNIFORM, b3PT, X1, Y1, L1, X2, Y2, L2, X3, Y3, L3,
TYPE=AREA

; TYPE=LINE
X4, Y4, L4

NAME: name of plane load


TYPE(POINT/LINE/AREA): type of load
DESC: brief description
CP_X: copy distance in the x-direction of the plane coordinate
system for loading simultaneous plane loads
CP_Y: copy distance in the y-direction of the plane coordinate
system for loading simultaneous plane loads
1. In the case of POINT
X1: x-coordinate of the location of loading application
Y1: y-coordinate of the location of loading application
F1: magnitude of the concentrated load
M1: magnitude of the concentrated moment
2. In the case of LINE
bUNIFORM: option to apply a uniformly distributed load
TYPE: assigns the load type
X1, X2: x-coordinate of the entered load

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Y1, Y2: y-coordinate of the entered load


L1, L2: magnitude of the entered load
3. In the case of AREA
bUNIFORM: option to apply a uniformly distributed load
X1, X2, X3, X4: x-coordinate of the entered load
Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4: y-coordinate of the entered load
L1, L2, L3, L4: magnitude of the entered load

*PLANELOAD (Plane Load)


Applying Plane load to any point on plate and solid elements
; LCNAME, LTNAME, ETYPE, GROUP

; 1st line

; ELEM-SEL, ELEM-GROUP, FACE, DIR, PROJ, DESC


line
; OX, OY, OZ, XX, XY, XZ, YX, YY, YZ, TOL, bLAREA,

; 2nd

iNODE1, ... , iNODEn ; 3rd line

LCNAME: name of unit load case


LTNAME: name of plane load
ETYPE: type of the selected elements (Plate/Solid)
DIR: direction of the plane load application
bPROJ: option to apply the projectied area
DESC: brief description
GROUP: Load Group Name
OX, OY, OZ: coordinates of the origin point of the plane local coordinate system
XX, XY, XZ: coordinates on the x-axis in the plane local coordinate system
YX, YY, YZ: coordinates on the y-axis in the plane local coordinate system
TOL: coordinate tolerance of a point
bLAREA: select whether or not to assign the loaded area
iNODE1: node numbers defining the outline of plane load

*INIF-CTRL (Initial Force Control Data)


Saving the initial axial force as the results of a separate load case
; bADD, LOADCASE
bADD: option to enter the initial axial force as the results of a separate load case
{NO}

(YES/NO)

LOADCASE: load case, which will save or add initial axial force

*INIFORCE (Initial Forces for Geometric Stiffness )


Entering initial axial forces required to calculate the
geometric stiffness of specific members
; ELEM_LIST, DIR, FORCE
ELEM_LIST: element numbers for which initial axial forces are entered
DIR: direction of initial axial force
= AXIAL: applies the force as the element's axial force
= GX: considers the force in the global X-direction, such that the axial forces for the object elements
are automatically calculated and entered relative to their orientations
= GY

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= GZ
FORCE: magnitude of axial force

*SFUNCTION (Specturm Function)


Spectrum data required for response spectrum analysis
; FUNC=NAME, iTYPE, SCALE, GRAV, DESC ; line 1
; PERIOD1, VALUE1, PERIOD2, VALUE2, ...

; from line 2

FUNC: name of spectrum data


iTYPE: assigns data type {1}
= 1 : Normalized Acceleration
= 2 : Acceleration
= 3 : Velocity
= 4 : Displacement
SCALE: correction factor for spectrum data {1}
GRAV: gravitational acceleration {9.806 m/sec2}
DRATIO: Input damping ratio
DESC: brief description
PERIOD1: period value
VALUE1: value of spectrum data

*SPLDCASE (Spectrum Load Cases)


Basic data required for response spectrum analysis
(load case)
; NAME, FUNC, DIR, ANGLE, SCALE, DESC

NAME: name of response spectrum analysis case


FUNC: spectrum function to be applied to response spectrum analyis
DIR: applied direction of spectrum load {XY}
XY: lateral directions of the structure
Z: vertical direction of the structure
ANGLE: input angle of seismic load with respect to the X-direction
of GCS if X-Y plane selected

right hand sign convention about the Z-axis) {0}

SCALE: scale factor for input loads {1}


bDAMP: whether or not to correct spectrum due to damping (Yes/No)
bECC: whether or not to consider accidental eccentric moment (Yes/No)

or GEN only

INTERP: input method of interpolating response spectrum data


= LINEAR: linear interpolation
= LOG: logarithmic interpolation
DESC: brief description
1. In case of bDAMP=YES
iMDTYPE: select damping type
= 1: Direct Modal
= 2: Mass & Stiffness Proportional

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= 3: Group
[DR-DC]: input damping related data
1) In case of iMDTYPE=1
DALL: Damping Ratio for All Modes
iMODE1: input mode number for damping application
DAMPING1: input damping ratio
2. In case of iMDTYPE=2
iCOEF: mass proportional damping type
= 1: Direct Specification
= 2: Calculate from Modal Damping
1) In case of iCOEF=1
bMASSP: whether or not to use mass proportional damping coefficient (Yes/No)
MASSC: input mass proportional damping coefficient
bSTIFFP: whether or not to use stiffness proportional damping coefficient (Yes/No)
STIFFC: input stiffness proportional damping coefficient
1) In case of iCOEF=2
bMASSP: whether or not to use mass proportional damping coefficient (Yes/No)
MASSC: input mass proportional damping coefficient
bSTIFFP: whether or not to use stiffness proportional damping coefficient (Yes/No)
STIFFC: input stiffness proportional damping coefficient
2) In case of iCOEF=2
iCALC: input frequency (period)
= 1: frequency
= 2: period
bMASSP: whether or not to use mass proportional damping coefficient (Yes/No)
FP1: input frequency (period)
DR1: input damping ratio
bSTIFFP: whether or not to use stiffness proportional damping coefficient (Yes/No)
FP2: input frequency (period)
DR2: input damping ratio

*TFUNCTION (Time History Function)


Time history load function
; FUNC=NAME, 1, iTYPE, SCALE, GRAV, DESC
line 1
; TIME1, VALUE1, TIME2, VALUE2, ...

; from line 2

; FUNC=NAME, 2, iTYPE, GRAV, A, C, F, D, PA, DESC


NAME: name of time history function
iTYPE: assigns the type of data {1}
= 1 : Normalized Acceleration
= 2 : Acceleration
= 3 : Force

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= 4 : Moment

For 1 (=Time History Function )


SCALE: the scale factor of data{1}
GRAV: gravitational acceleration {9.806 m/sec2}
DESC: brief discription
TIME1: time
VALUE1: time history load data

For 2 (= Sinusoidal Function) {0}


A, C: constantsF:
F: frequency of the input load [Cycle/sec]
D: damping coefficient
PA: phase angle

*THLDCASE (Time History Load Cases)


Basic data required for executing time history analysis
(load case)
; NAME=NAME, DESC

; line 1

; ETIME, INC, iOUT, iICOND, FSPLC, iATYPE, iAMETHOD,

Ithtype

; IMODE1, DAMPING1, iMODE2, DAMPING2, ...

;from line 4

; [DR-DC] : DALL

;line2

; iMDTYPE=1

; iCOEF, bMASSP, MASSC, bSTIFFP, STIFFC

; iMDTYPE=2, iCOEF=1

; iCOEF, iCALC, bMASSP, FP1, DR1, bSTIFFP, FP2, DR2


; [TIP]: iNMM, GAMMA, BETA

; iMDTYPE=2, iCOEF=2

; iAMETHOD=2

; [NACP] : bITER, bCONV, MINSSS/iMSTEP, iMAXITER, bDN, DN, bFN, FN, bEN, EN,
DMUPDATE ; iATYPE=2
; [DISPL] : iCTRL, TINC , MNODE, MDIR
NAME: name of the load case of the time history function
DESC: brief description
ETIME: end time of the time history analysis {1sec}
INC: time increment of the time history analysis (0.1 sec)
iOUT: analysis interval required for producing the time history analysis results {1}
iICOND: non-zero initial condition
FSPLC: final state of previous load case
iATYPE: type of analysis {1}
= 1 : Linear
= 2 : Nonlinear
iAMETHOD: analysis method
= 1 : Modal
= 2 : Direct Integration
= 3 : Static

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iTHTYPE: time history type


= 1 : Transient
= 2 : PeriodiciMDTYPE:
Modal damping type
= 1 : Direct specification of damping ratio for all modes
= 2 : Mass and stiffness proportional damping
iMODE1: mode number {0}
DAMPING1: damping coefficient for each mode {0}
DALL: damping coefficient used for all the modes {0}
iCOEF: mass and stiffness coefficients for modal damping
= 1 : Direct specification
= 2 : Calculate from modal damping
bMASSP: mass proportional (YES/NO)
MASSC: user specified mass proportional
bSTIFFP: stiffness proportional (YES/NO)
STIFFC: user specified stiffness proportional
iCALC: Coefficients calculation from modal damping
= 1 : Frequency[Hz]
= 2 : Period[sec]
FP1: frequency for each proportional damping
DR1: damping ratio for each proportional damping
iNMM: Newmark method
= 1 : constant acceleration
= 2 : linear acceleration
= 3 : user input
MINSSS: minimum substep size
IMAXITER: maximum number of iterations per substep
CONVTOL: relative convergence tolerance
bKEEP: whether or not to continue the last loading of the preceding analysis condition (YES/NO)
bDVA: whether or not to continue the displacement, velocity and acceleration of the preceding
analysis condition (YES/NO)
iMDTYPE: select damping type
= 1: Direct Modal
= 2: Mass & Stiffness Proportional
= 3: Group
[DR-DC]: input damping related data
1. In case of iMDTYPE=1
DALL: Damping Ratio for All Modes
2. In case of iMDTYPE=2
iCOEF: mass proportional damping type
= 1: Direct Specification

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= 2: Calculate from Modal Damping


1) In case of iCOEF=1
bMASSP: whether or not to use mass proportional damping coefficient (Yes/No)
MASSC: input mass proportional damping coefficient
bSTIFFP: whether or not to use stiffness proportional damping coefficient (Yes/No)
STIFFC: input stiffness proportional damping coefficient
1) In case of iCOEF=2
bMASSP: whether or not to use mass proportional damping coefficient (Yes/No)
MASSC: input mass proportional damping coefficient
bSTIFFP: whether or not to use stiffness proportional damping coefficient (Yes/No)
STIFFC: input stiffness proportional damping coefficient
2) In case of iCOEF=2
iCALC: input frequency (period)
= 1: frequency
= 2: period
bMASSP: whether or not to use mass proportional damping coefficient (Yes/No)
FP1: input frequency (period)
DR1: input damping ratio
bSTIFFP: whether or not to use stiffness proportional damping coefficient (Yes/No)
FP2: input frequency (period)
DR2: input damping ratio
[TIP]: input data related to integration parameters if the analysis is done by direct integration
iNM: input the method of numerical analysis used in direct integration
= 1: Constant Acceleration
= 2: Linear Acceleration
= 3: User Input
GAMMA: integration constant in Newmark method
BETA: integration constant in Newmark method
If iNM = 1, 2, do not specify GAMMA & BETA (auto-calculated)
[NACP]: If Iatype=2, input parameters required for nonlinear analysis
bITER: whether or not to perform iterative analysis (Yes/No)
bCONV: whether or not to continue analysis for unbalanced forces un-converged in nonlinear
analysis (Yes/No)
MINSSS/iMSTEP: input minimum value for sub time step of analysis
iMAXITER: input a maximum number of iterations for analysis for each time sub step
bDN: whether or not to use a criterion for displacement convergence (Yes/No)
DN: input the tolerance value for displacement convergence
bFN: whether or not to use a criterion for load convergence (Yes/No)
FN: input the tolerance value for load convergence
bEN: whether or not to use a criterion for energy convergence (Yes/No)
EN: input the tolerance value for energy convergence

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DMUPDATE: whether or not to update stiffness matrix for stiffness change (Yes/No)
3. In case of nonlinear static analysis
iINCCTRL: input control method for nonlinear static analysis
= 0: load control
= 1: displacement control
1) In case of load control
bCUMULATE: whether or not to continue load increment for continuing analysis (Yes/No)
SCALE: input load scale factor for nonlinear static analysis
2) In case of displacement control
bCUMULATE: whether or not to continue load increment for continuing analysis (Yes/No)
[DISPL]
iCTRL: displacement control option
= 0: Global Control
= 1: Master Node Control
TINC: input maximum displacement
MNODE: input master node number
MDIR: input control direction

*DYN-NLOAD (Dynamic Nodal Loads)


Applying a time history function to nodes in a specific direction
; NODE_LIST, THIS, FUNC, DIR, ARTIME, SCALE
NODE_LIST: node numbers
THIS: selects the time history analysis condition
FUNC: type of time load function
DIR: loading direction of the time load function {X}

= X, Y, Z

ARTIME: arrival (delay) time for the time load function {0sec}
SCALE: scale factor for the time load function {1}

*GROUND-ACC (Ground Acceleration)


Specifying a time load function as a ground acceleration
; THIS, FUNCX, SCALEX, ATIMEX, FUNCY, SCALEY,
ATIMEY, FUNCZ, SCALEZ, ATIMEZ, ANGLE
THIS: selects the time history analysis condition
ANGLE: angle of horizontal ground acceleration

1. Ground acceleration in the X-direction of the GCS


FUNCX: selected time load function from the list
SCALEX: scale factor for the time load function {1}
ATIMEX: arrival (delay) time for the time load function {0}

2. Ground acceleration in the Y-direction of the GCS


FUNCY: selected time load function from the list

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SCALEY: scale factor for the time load function {1}


ATIMEY: arrival (delay) time for the time load function {0}

3. Ground acceleration in the Z-direction of the GCS


FUNCZ: selected time load function from the list
SCALEZ: scale factor for the time load function {1}
ATIMEZ: arrival (delay) time for the time load function {0}

*DYN-SLOAD (Time Varing Static Load)


Converting static load into time history load
; THIS, SLOAD, FUNC, ATIME, SCALE
THIS: selects the time history analysis condition
SLAOD: Static Load condition
FUNC: name of the Time History Load Function
ATIME: arrival time of the Time History Load Function {0sec}
SCALE: scale factor of the Time History Load Function {1}

*TH-GRAPH (Time History Graph)


Producing time history analysis results in graphs relative to time
(displacements, member forces and stresses in truss/beam elements
; iFUNC, iGFTYPE, NAME, LCNAME, [DATA1]
; iFUNC, iSFTYPE, NAME, LCNAME, [DATA2]
; [DATA1] : NODE, iTYPE, iREF, ANODE, iCOMP, bALLMODE, iSELMODE ; iGFTYPE=2
; [DATA1] : ELEM, iTYPE, iPOS, bALLMODE, iSELMODE ; iGFTYPE=3
; [DATA1] : ELEM, iTYPE, iPOS, iCOMP, bCBAX, bALLMODE, iSELMODE ; iGFTYPE=4
; [DATA1] : ELEM, iTYPE, iPOS, iCOMP, bALLMODE, iSELMODE ; IGFTYPE=5
; [DATA1] : ELEM, iTYPE, iPOS, iCOMP, bALLMODE, iSELMODE ; iGFTYPE=6
; [DATA1] : ELEM, iTYPE, iPOS, iCOMP, bLOCAL, bALLMODE, iSELMODE ; iGFTYPE=7
; [DATA1] : GLINK, iTYPE, iCOMP ; iGFTYPE=8
; [DATA1] : ELEM, iTYPE, iCOMP, iLOC, iETYPE ; iGFTYPE=9
; [DATA1] : ELEM, iTYPE, iPOS, iCOMP, bLOCAL, bALLMODE, iSELMODE ; iGFTYPE=10
; [DATA1] :

; iGFTYPE=11

; [DATA2] : TIME_STEP

; iSFTYPE=1

; [DATA2] : NODE, iTYPE, iCOMP, iVAL


; [DATA2] : ELEM, iTYPE, iPOS, iVAL

; iSFTYPE=2
; iSFTYPE=3

; [DATA2] : ELEM, iTYPE, iPOS, iCOMP, iVAL ; iSFTYPE=4


; [DATA2] : iPOS, iCOMP, iVAL
; [DATA2] : GLINK, iPOS, iCOMP, iVAL

; iSFTYPE=5
; iSFTYPE=6

1. Common items
iFUNC: input graph function
=0: Graph Function
=1: Step Function

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iGFTYPE: type of the time history analysis results to be produced in a graph


=2: Displ/Vel/Accel
=3: Truss Force/Stress
=4: Beam Force/Stress
=5: Plane Stress Force/Stress
=6: Plate Force/Stress
=7: Solid Force/Stress
=8: General Link Deform/Force
= 9: Inelastic Hinge Deform/Force
=10: Plane Strain Force/Stress
=11: Load Increment History
iSFTYPE: select the type of time history analysis results, which will be produced in step functions
=1: Time Step
=2: Displ/Vel/Accel
=3: Truss Force/Stress
=4: Beam Force/Stress
=5: Designated DOF
=6: General Link Force
NAME: name of output function
LCNAME: time history load case name

2. In the case of Graph Function


2) In the case of Displ/Vel/Accel
NODE: input node number for output
iTYPE : type of the time history analysis results to be produced in a graph
= 1: Displacement
= 2: Velocity
= 3: Acceleration
iREF: input the reference point for producing analysis results
= 1: Ground
= 2: Add Ground Motion
= 3: Another Node
ANODE: input a reference point
iCOMP: direction component of the displacement
= 1: DX
= 2: DY
= 3: DZ
= 4: RX
= 5: RY
= 6: RZ

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bALLMODE: selects the Modes, which will be reflected in the time history calculation
= YES: All Modes
= NO: One Mode
iSELMODE: selected Mode
3) In the case of Truss Force/Stress
ELEM: input element number for output
iTYPE: type of the time history analysis results to be produced in a graph
= 1: Force
= 2: Stress
iPOS: location on a truss for which the results will be produced
= 1: I-Node
= 2: J-Node
bALLMODE: selects the Modes, which will be reflected in the time history calculation
= YES: All Modes
= NO: One Mode
iSELMODE: selected Mode
4) In the case of Beam Force/Stress
ELEM: input element number for output
iTYPE: type of the time history analysis results to be produced in a graph
= 1: Force
= 2: Stress
iPOS: location on a beam for which the results will be produced
= 1: I-Node
= 2: J-Node
iCOMP: member force or stress component
= 1: Axial

Axial

= 2: Shear-y

Shear-y

= 3: Shear-z

Shear-z

= 4: Torsion

Bend(+y)

= 5: Moment-y

Bend(-y)

= 6: Moment-z

Bend(+z)

= 7:

Bend(-z)

bCBAX: selection of combined stresses (YES/NO)


bALLMODE: selects the Modes, which will be reflected in the time history calculation
= YES: All Modes
= NO: One Mode
iSELMODE: selected Mode
5) In the case of Plane Stress Force/Stress
ELEM: input element number for output
iTYPE: type of the time history analysis results to be produced in a graph

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= 1: Force
= 2: Stress
iPOS: select output location on Plane Stress element
= 1: I-Node
= 2: J-Node
= 3: K-Node
= 4: L-Node
iPOS: select output location on Plane Stress element (Stress)
= 1: Center
= 2: I-Node
= 3: J-Node
= 4: K-Node
= 5: L-Node
iCOMP: member force or stress component
= 1: Fx

Sig-xx

= 2: Fy

Sig-yy

= 3: Fz

Sig-zz

= 4:

Sig-xy

bALLMODE: selects the Modes, which will be reflected in the time history calculation
= YES: All Modes
= NO: One Mode
iSELMODE: selected Mode
6) In the case of Plate Force/Stress
ELEM: input element number for output
iTYPE: type of the time history analysis results to be produced in a graph
= 1: Force
= 2: Stress
= 3: Unit Force
iPOS: select output location on plate element (Force)
= 1: I-Node
= 2: J-Node
= 3: K-Node
= 4: L-Node
iPOS: select output location on plate element (Stress/Unit Force)
= 1: Center
= 2: I-Node
= 3: J-Node
= 4: K-Node
= 5: L-Node
iCOMP: member force or stress component

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= 1: Fx

Sig-xx(Top)

Fxx

= 2: Fy

Sig-yy(Top)

Fyy

= 3: Fz

Sig-zz(Top)

Fzz

= 4: Mx

Sig-xx(Bottom)

Mxx

= 5: My

Sig-yy(Bottom)

Myy

= 6: Mz

Sig-zz(Bottom)

Mxy

= 7:

Vxx

= 8:

Vyy

bALLMODE: selects the Modes, which will be reflected in the time history calculation
= YES: All Modes
= NO: One Mode
iSELMODE: selected Mode
7) In the case of Solid Force/Stress
ELEM: input element number for output
iTYPE: type of the time history analysis results to be produced in a graph
= 1: Force
= 2: Stress
iPOS: select output location on solid element (Force)
= 1: I-Node
= 2: J-Node
= 3: K-Node
= 4: L-Node
= 5: M-Node
= 6: N-Node
= 7: O-Node
= 8: P-Node
iPOS: select output location on solid element (Stress)
= 1: Center
= 2: I-Node
= 3: J-Node
= 4: K-Node
= 5: L-Node
= 6: M-Node
= 7: M-Node
= 8: O-Node
= 9: P-Node
iCOMP: member force or stress component
= 1: Fx

Sig-xx

= 2: Fy

Sig-yy

= 3: Fz

Sig-zz

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= 4:

Sig-xy

= 5:

Sig-yz

= 6:

Sig-xz

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bLOCAL: select whether or not to reflect ECS of output results


= YES: Global
= NO: Local
bALLMODE: selects the Modes, which will be reflected in the time history calculation
= YES: All Modes
= NO: One Mode
iSELMODE: selected Mode
8) In the case of General Link Deform/Force
GLink: input general link element number for output
iTYPE: type of the time history analysis results to be produced in a graph
= 1: Deformation
= 2: i-Node Force
= 3: j-Node Force
iCOMP: member force or stress component
= 1: Axial

Axial

= 2: Tran-y

Shear-y

= 3: Tran-z

Shear-z

= 4: Torsion

Torsion

= 5: Rotation-y

Moment-y

= 6: Rotation-z

Moment-z

9) In the case of Inelastic Hinge Deform.Force


ELEM: input element number for output
iTYPE: type of the time history analysis results to be produced in a graph
= 1: Deformation
= 2: Force
iPOS: location on a beam for which the results will be produced
= 1: I-Node
= 2: J-Node
iCOMP: member force or stress component
= 1: Dx

Axial

= 2: Dy

Shear-y

= 3: Dz

Shear-z

= 4: Rx

Torsion

= 5: Ry

Moment-y

= 6: Rz

Moment-z

iLOC: select output location on inelastic hinge element


bALLMODE: selects the Modes, which will be reflected in the time history calculation

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= YES: All Modes


= NO: One Mode
iSELMODE: selected Mode
10) In the case of Plain Strain Force/Stress
ELEM: input element number for output
iTYPE: type of the time history analysis results to be produced in a graph
= 1: Force
= 2: Stress
iPOS: select output location on Plane Strain element (Force)
= 1: I-Node
= 2: J-Node
= 3: K-Node
= 4: L-Node
iPOS: select output location on Plane Strain element (Stress)
= 1: Center
= 2: I-Node
= 3: J-Node
= 4: K-Node
= 5: L-Node
iCOMP: member force or stress component
= 1: Fx

Sig-xx

= 2: Fy

Sig-yy

= 3: Fz

Sig-zz

= 4:

Sig-xy

bLOCAL: select whether or not to reflect ECS of output results


= YES: Global
= NO: Local
bALLMODE : selects the Modes, which will be reflected in the time history calculation
= YES: All Modes
= NO: One Mode
iSELMODE: selected Mode

3. In the case of Step Function


1) In the case of Time Step
TIME STEP: time step for producing time history analysis
2) In the case of Displ/Vel/Accel
NODE: input node number for output
iTYPE: type of the time history analysis results to be produced
= 1: Displacement
= 2: Velocity

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= 3: Acceleration
iCOMP: direction component of the displacement
= 1: DX
= 2: DY
= 3: DZ
= 4: RX
= 5: RY
= 6: RZ
iVAL: select type of analysis result values
= 1: Minimum
= 2: Maximum
= 3: Absolute Maximum
3) In the case of Truss Force/Stress
ELEM: input element number for output
iTYPE: type of the time history analysis results to be produced
= 1: Force
= 2: Stress
iPOS: location on a truss for which the results will be produced
= 1: I-Node
= 2: J-Node
= 3: Mnode
iVAL: select type of analysis result values
= 1: Minimum
= 2: Maximum
= 3: Absolute Maximum
4) In the case of Beam Force/Stress
ELEM: input element number for output
iTYPE: type of the time history analysis results to be produced
= 1: Force
= 2: Stress
iPOS: location on a beam for which the results will be produced
= 2: J-Node
= 3: Mnode
iCOMP: member force or stress component
= 1: Axial

Axial

= 2: Shear-y

Shear-y

= 3: Shear-z

Shear-z

= 4: Torsion

Bend(+y)

= 5: Moment-y

Bend(-y)

= 6: Moment-z

Bend(+z)

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= 7:

Bend(-z)

= 8:

Combined1

= 9:

Combined2

= 10:

Combined3

= 11:

Combined4

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iVAL: select type of analysis result values


= 1: Minimum
= 2: Maximum
= 3: Absolute Maximum
5) In the case of Designated DOF
iPOS: select output location on element
= 1: I-Node
= 2: J-Node
= 3: Mnode
iCOMP: member force or stress component
= 1: Fx
= 2: Fy
= 3: Fz
= 4: Mx
= 5: My
= 6: Mz
iVAL: select type of analysis result values
= 1: Minimum
= 2: Maximum
= 3: Absolute Maximum
6) In the case of General Link Force
GLink: input general link element for output
iTYPE: type of the time history analysis results to be produced
= 1: Force
= 2: Stress
iPOS: select output location on element
= 1: I-Node
= 2: J-Node
iCOMP: member force or stress component
= 1: Axial
= 2: Shear-y
= 3: Shear-z
= 4: Torsion
= 5: Moment-y
= 6: Moment-z

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iVAL: select type of analysis result values


= 1: Minimum
= 2: Maximum
= 3: Absolute Maximum

*LINELANE (Traffic Line Lanes)


Lane data required for applying traffic moving loads
; NAME=NAME, LDIST, GROUP, SKEWS, SKEWE,
; iELEM1, ECC1, FACT1, ...

MOVING ; line 1

; from line 2

NAME: traffic line lane classification number


LDIST: assign objects to distribute the traffic load
GROUP: Cross Beam Element Group
ECCEN: direction of eccentricity
VX: X component of vector
VY: Y component of vector
VZ: Z component of vector
SKEWS: skew at start (degree)
SKEWE: skew at end (degree)
MOVING: moving direction
= forward
= backward
= both
iELEM1: start element number among the beam element
(or variable section element) numbers
ECC1: eccentricity distance from the center of the beam to the traffic line lane {0}
FACT1: impact factor for the traffic load (0<=FACT<=0.3) {0}

*SURFLANE (Traffic Surface Lanes)


Traffic surface lane data
; NAME=NAME, WIDTH, START, END, MOVING
; iNODE1, OFFSET1, FACT1, ...

; line 1

; from line 2

NAME: name of traffic surface lane


WIDTH: width of the traffic lane {0}
START: slope at the starting point
END: slope at the ending point
MOVING: moving direction
= forward
= backward
= bothiNODE1: node numbers defining the traffic surface lane
OFFSET1: distance from iNODE1 to the traffic lane center {0}
FACT1: impact factor for the traffic load (0<=FACT<=3) {0}

*SURFINEL (Plate Elements for Influence Surface)

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Entering plate elements for influence surface analysis


; ELEM_LIST
ELEM_LIST: element numbers

*LSUPPORT (Lane Supports - Negative Moments at Interior Piers)


The supports when calculating the max moment using the
traffic load in a continuous beam
; ELEM_LIST, POSITION
ELEM_LIST: element number
POSITION: support position
= both
= end - i
= end - J

*LSUPPORT 2 (Lane Supports - Reactions at Interior Piers)


Assigning the inner points used in moving load analysis
; NODE_LIST
NODE_LIST: node numbers of the inner supports

*VEHICLE (Vehicles)
Traffic load
; NAME=NAME, 1
; NAME=NAME, 2, bTRAIN, W(W1), PL(D1), PLM(W2),
; LOAD1, DIST1, LOAD1, DIST2, ...

PLV(D2)

; line 1

; from line 2

NAME: name of traffic load


For 1:
Standard Vehicle Load
* refer to the Table below
For 2
: user defines the traffic load traffic load by combining concentrated
traffic loads and traffic lane loads
bTRAIN: Train
= YES : train
= NO : truck/lane
W(W1): uniformly distributed traffic lane load [force/length] {0}
PL(D1): concentrated traffic moving load {0}
PLM(W2): concentrated traffic moving load used to calculate bending moment {0}
PLV(D2): concentrated traffic moving load used to calculate shear force {0}
LOAD1: concentrated load
DIST1: distance between concentrated loads

Korean road Standard specification

DB-24, DB-18, DB-13.5,

Korean standard train loads

DL-24, DL-18, DL-13.5


L-25, L-22, L-18, L-15,

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S-25, S-22, S-18, S-15,


EL25, EL22, EL18,
HL standard train load,
H15-44, HS15-44, H15-44L, HS15-44L
H20-44,HS20-44, H20-44L, HS20-44L, AML
P5, P7, P9, P11,P13
CE80(Cooper E80 Train Load),

AASHTO Standard
Caltrans Standard
Other train loads

UIC80(UIC80 Train Load)


Table 2. Standard traffic loads

*VCLASS (Vehicle Classes )


Vehicle load group data used for moving load analysis
; NAME=NAME

; line 1

VLOAD1, VLOAD2, ...

; from line 2

NAME: vehicle load group


VLOAD1: vehicle moving load

*MVLDCASE (Moving Load Cases)


Assigning moving load cases using vehicle load groups and traffic lanes
; NAME=NAME, SCALE1, SCALE2, SCALE3, SCALE4,
;

TYPE1,.VCLASS1, SCALE1, iMIN1, iMAX1, LANE11,

...

TYPEn,.VCLASSn, SCALEn, iMINn, iMAXn, LANEn1,

COMB, DESC

; 1st line

LANE12, ... ; 2nd line

; ...
LANEn2, ...

; n+1th line

NAME: input the name of moving load condition


SCALE1: reduction factor used for applying multi-traffic lane loads
{1, 1, 0.9, 0.75}
COMB: loding effect (combined or independent)
TYPE1: VC or VL
DESC: brief description
VCLASS1: select vehicle load group
SCALE1: scale factor to be applied to traffic load group {1}
iMIN1: minimum number of traffic lanes for loading vehicle load group {1}
iMAX1: maximum number of traffic lanes for loading vehicle load group {1}
LANE11: selected traffic lanes

*SM-GROUP (Settlement Group)


Settlement group
; GRNAME, DISPLACEMENT, NODE_LIST
GRNAME: settlement group name
DISPLACEMENT: size of settlement {0}
NODE_LIST: node number included in the settlement group

*SMLDCASE (Settlement Load Cases )


Support settlement group
Support settlement group
GRNAME1, GRNAME2, ...

; line 1
; from line 2

NAME: name of support settlement load case

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ISMIN:: minimum number of support settlement groups{1}


ISMAX: maximum number of support settlement groups{1}
SCALE : scale factor for load{1}
DESC : brief description
GRNAMEL1 : use of selected support settlement groups

*COMPBOXLC (Pre-Combined Load Cases for Composite Section)


Entering pre-composite load case to reflect the change in section properties of before
and after composite action of a composite structural steel bridge
; LCNAME1, LCNAME2, ..., LCNAMEn
LCNAME1: load case to be used as the pre-composite load

*HYD-PRTEMPER (Prescribed Temperature )


Entering prescribed temperature condition for Heat of hydration analysis
; NODE_LIST, TEMPERATURE, GROUP
NODE_LIST: nodes subject to a prescribed temperature
TEMPERATURE: Prescribed Temperature
GROUP: Boundary Group

*HYD-PCOOLELEM (Pipe Cooling)


Entering pipe cooling data intended for lowering temperature
; NAME=NAME, DIAMETER, COEF

; line 1

; HEAT, DENS, INTEMP, FRATE, iSTART, iEND


;

NODE1, NODE2, NODE3, ...

; line 2

; from line 3

NAME: pipe cooling group name


DIAMETER: diameter of cooling pipe
COEF: convection coefficient
HEAT: specific heat of water
DENS: density of water
INTEMP: water temperature at the inlet
FRATE: flux per unit time
iSTART: start time of pipe cooling
iEND: end time of pipe cooling
NODE1: nodes defining the course of pipe passage

*HYD-HEATSRCF(Heat Source Function)


Heat source function applied during hydration
; FUNC=NAME, TYPE, TEMPER

; TYPE=CONST

; FUNC=NAME, TYPE, K, ALPHA

; TYPE=FUNC

; FUNC=NAME, TYPE, SCALE

; TYPE=USER (line1)

; TIME1, VALUE1, TIME2, VALUE2, ... ; (from line 2)


1. Common Items
FUNC: name of heat source function
TYPE: type of heat sourse function
= CONST: constant value defined for the heat sourse

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= FUNC: code-define heat source function


= USER: user-defined heat source values relative to time in a table form

2 In the case of CONST


TEMPER: heat value

3. In the case of FUNC


K: maximum adiabatic temperature rise
ALPHA: response speed

4. In the case of USER


SCALE: Scale Factor
TIME1: time (hr)
VALUE1: generated heat value

*HYD-CONVCOEF (Convection Coefficient Function)


Change in convection coefficient at the convection
boundary surface of a structure
; FUNC=NAME, TYPE, COEFFICIENT
; FUNC=NAME, TYPE, SCALE

; TYPE=CONST
; TYPE=USER (line 1)

; TIME1, VALUE1, TIME2, VALUE2, ... ; (from line 2)


1. Common Items
FUNC: name of convection coefficient function
TYPE: type of convection coefficient function
= CONST: convection coefficient defined as a constant value
= USER: user enters the convection coefficients relative to time in a table form

2. In the case of CONST


COEFFICIENT: convection coefficient

3. In the case of USER


SCALE: Scale Factor
TIME1: time (hr)
VALUE1: convection coefficient

*HYD-AMBTEMPF (Ambient Temperature Function)


Defining the ambient temperature function to be applied to heat of hydration analysis
; FUNC=NAME, TYPE, TEMPER

; TYPE=CONST

; FUNC=NAME, TYPE, MAXT, MEANT, DEALY

; TYPE=SINE

; FUNC=NAME, TYPE, SCALE ; TYPE=USER (line 1)


; TIME1, VALUE1, TIME2, VALUE2, ...

; (from line 2)

1. Common Items

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FUNC: name of ambient temperature function


TYPE: type of ambient temperature function
= CONST: ambient temperature assigned as a constant value
= SINE: ambient temperature assigned as a Sine function
= USER: user defines the ambient temperature relative to time

2. In the case of CONST


TEMPER: ambient temperature

3. In the case of SINE


MAXT: max amplitude of ambient temperature
MEANT: temperature immediately after casting
DEALY: delay day immediately after casting

4. In the case of USER


SCALE: Scale Factor
TIME1: time(hr)
VALUE1: ambient temperature

*HYD-HEATSRC (Assign Heat Source )


Assigning heat source function to each element (cast concrete)
; ELEM_LIST, FUNCNAME
ELEM_LIST: element numbers to be assigned the heat source function
FUNCNAME: selecting the heat source already entered

*HYD-CONBNDR (Element Convection Boundary)


Entering heat transfer boundary condition due to convection
; ELEM_LIST, CCFUNC, ATFUNC, FACE, GROUP
ELEM_LIST: element numbers to be assigned the convention
boundary condition
CCFUNC: selecting the convection coefficient function already entered
ATFUNC: selecting the ambient temperature function already eneterd
FACE: defining element surfaces after defining the surface number and assigning elements
GROUP: Boundary Group

*HYD-STAGE (Define Construction Stage For Hydration)


Definition of construction stages in order to carry out the construction stage
analysis

for the heat of hydration analysis

NAME=NAME
;STEP=DAY1, DAY2, ...
;AELEM=GROUP1, GROUP2, ...

; line 1
; line 2
; line 3

;ABNDR=BGROUP1, BGROUP2, ...

; line 4

DBNDR=BGROUP1, BGROUP2, ...

; line 5

NAME: name of the construction stage to be defined

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STEP: elapse time to be defined as Steps within a corresponding construction stage


AELEM: activation of element groups to define active elements within a corresponding
construction stage
ABNDR: activation of boundary groups to define active boundary conditions within
a corresponding construction stage
DBNDR: defining inactive boundary condition groups

*LOAD-SEQ (Loading Sequence)


Assigning the order of applying loads in a
geometrical nonlinear analysis
; LCNAME1, LCNAME2, ...

; from line 1

LCNAME1: Static Load Cases in the order of application

*STAGE (Define Construction Stage)


Defining construction stages to carry out the
construction stage analysis of a bridge * Where PSC box bridges are analyzed:
Wizards, which automatically define the construction stages, are provided for
different construction methods such as ILM,FCM, MSS, etc.
; NAME=NAME, DURATION, bSAVESTAGE,
; STEP=DAY1, DAY2, ...

bSAVESTEP

; line 1

; line 2

; AELEM=GROUP1, AGE1, GROUP2, AGE2, ...

; line 3

; DELEM=GROUP1, REDIST1, GROUP2, REDIST2, ...

; line 4

; ABNDR=BGROUP1, POS1, BGROUP2, POS2, ... ; line 5


; DBNDR=BGROUP1, BGROUP2, ...

; line 6

; ALOAD=LGROUP1, DAY1, LGROUP2, DAY2, ... ; line 7


; DLOAD=LGROUP1, DAY1, LGROUP2, DAY2, ... ; line 8
NAME: name of the construction stage
DURATION: duration of the construction stage
bSAVESTAGE: analysis results are saved by construction stages
bSAVESTEP: analysis results are saved by Steps within a construction stage
STEP: elapsed time to be defined as Step within the duration of the
construction stage
AELEM: activation of element groups to define active elements
within a corresponding
construction stage
= GROUP1: defining active element groups
= AGE1: member age of the group
DELEM: inactivation of element groups
= GROUP1: defining inactive element groups
= REDIST1: Element Force Reduction, which the percentage of the internal forces carried
by the elements to be deactivated will be redistributed to the contigous elements

ABNDR: activation of boundary groups to define active boundary conditions within

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a corresponding construction stage


= BGROUP1: defining active boundary condition groups
= POS1: determining the right positions where a boundary condition contains
restraint conditions or elastic support conditions
= DEFORMED: applying the boundary conditions at the locations after the structure
has deformed
= ORIGINAL: applying the boundary conditions at the original locations of the
structural nodes

DBNDR: inactivation of boundary group conditions


= BGROUP1: boundary condition groups to be deactivated

ALOAD: activation of load groups to define active load cases within a corresponding
construction stage
= LGROUP1: load groups to be activated
= DAY1: time for activating load groups

DLOAD: inactivation of load groups


= LGROUP1: load groups to be deactivated

*CPOSECT4CS (Composite Section for Construction Stage)


; SEC= SEC, ASTAGE, TYPE, bTAP
;

[PART-INFO]-1

...

[PART-INFO]-n

; [PART-INFO]: [COMMON], [SCALE]

// line 1
// from line 2

// TYPE=A,B,NORMAL

[COMMON], [SCALE], CX, CY, [STIFF]

// TYPE=USER

[COMMON], [SCALE], CXI, CYI, CXJ, CYJ, [STIFF]-I, [STIFF]-J


// TYPE=USER

bTAP=YES
; [COMMON]: PART, MTYPE, MAT, CSTAGE, AGE
; [SCALE]: AREA, ASY, ASZ, IXX, IYY, IZZ, WAREA
; [STIFF]: AREA, ASY, ASZ, IXX, IYY, CYP, CYM, CZP,
CZM, QYB, QZB
ASTAGE: active stage
TYPE: composite type (Normal/User)
bTAP: tapered section (YES/NO)
[PART-INFO] - 1: part information
PART: part number
MTYPE: material type
MAT: material

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CSTAGE: composite stage


AGE: age upon the corresponding Part becoming active
AREA, ..., QZB: section stiffness data
CX: horizontal distance from the end of composite section to the
centroid of each member
CY: vertical distance from the end of composite section to the
centroid of each member

*STAGE-GRAPH (Stage/Step History Graph)


; NAME, iENTITY, iFTYPE, iSTYPE, iPOS, iCOMP, bALL, iSEL, iOPT
NAME: graph name
iENTITY: node & element numbers
iFTYPE: type of results to be produced
= 1 : reaction
= 2 : displacement
= 3 : truss
= 4 : beam
= 5 : plane stress
= 6 : plate
= 7 : solid
= 8 : Nllink
iSTYPE: type of results to be produced in a graph if iFTYPE=1, not used
iFTYPE=2, 1=Displ. 2=Vel. 3=Accel.
iFTYPE=3,4,5,7, 1=Force. 2=Stress
iFTYPE=6, 1=Force. 2=Stress 3=UnitForce
iFTYPE=8, 1=Deformation. 2=I-node force 3=J-node force
iPOS: if iFTYPE=1, 2, not used
iFTYPE=3, 4, 1=I, 2=J
iFTYPE=5, iSTYPE=1, 1=I, 2=J, 3=K, 4=L
iFTYPE=5, iSTYPE=2, 1=CENT, 2=I, 3=J, 4=K, 5=L
iFTYPE=6, iSTYPE=1, 1=I, 2=J, 3=K, 4=L
iFTYPE=6, iSTYPE=2, 1=CENT, 2=I, 3=J, 4=K, 5=L
iFTYPE=7, iSTYPE=1, 1=I, 2=J, 3=K, 4=L, 5=M, 6=N, 7=O, 8=P
iFTYPE=7, iSTYPE=2, 1=CENT, 2=I, 3=J, 4=K, 5=L, 6=M, 7=N, 8=O, 9=P
iFTYPE=8, not used
iCOMP: displacement, member force or stress component if
iFTYPE=1, not used
iFTYPE=2, 1=DX 2=DY 3=DZ 4=RX 5=RY 6=RZ
iFTYPE=3, iSTYPE=1, FX
iFTYPE=3, iSTYPE=2, SX
iFTYPE=4, iSTYPE=1, Fx Fy Fz Mm My Mz

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iFTYPE=4, iSTYPE=2, Sx Sy Sz ByP ByM BzP BzM


iFTYPE=5, iSTYPE=1, Fx Fy
iFTYPE=5, iSTYPE=2, Sx Sy Sxy
iFTYPE=6, iSTYPE=1, Fx Fy Fz Mx My Mz
iFTYPE=6, iSTYPE=2, SxT SyT SxyT SxB SyB SxyB
iFTYPE=6, iSTYPE=3, Fxx Fyy Fxy Mxx Myy Mzz Vxx Vyy
iFTYPE=7, iSTYPE=1, FX FY FZ
iFTYPE=7, iSTYPE=2, SXX SYY SZZ SXY SYZ SXZ
iFTYPE=8, iSTYPE=1, Axial Tran-y Tran-z Torsional

Rotation-y, Rotation-z

iFTYPE=8, iSTYPE=2, 3, Axial Shear-y Shear-z Torsion


bALL: {YES}
iSEL: {0}
iOPT: {0}

*LOADCOMB (Combinations )
Load combination conditions to combine the results of static analysis,
moving load analysis, response spectrum analysis, time dependent analysis, etc.
; NAME=NAME, KIND, ACTIVE, iTYPE, DESC ; line 1
; ANAL1, LCNAME1, FACT1, ...

; from line 2

NAME: name of load combination condition


= gLCB: General LCB
= cLCB: Concrete LCB
= sLCB: Steel LCB
= rLCB: SRC LCB
= fLCB: Footing LCB
KIND: type of load combination
= GEN: General
= STEEL: Steel Design
= CONC: Concrete Design
= SRC: SRC Design
= FDN: Footing Design
ACTIVE: load combinations to be applied for design
(ACTIVE/INACTIVE)
iTYPE: type of load combination method {0}
= 0 : Linear
= 1 : +SRSS
= 2 : -SRSS
DESC: brief ciscription
ANAL1: type of load case
= ST: Static
= RS: Response Spectrum

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= TH: Time History


= MV: Moving
= SM: Settlement
LCNAME1: names of load cases
FACT1: load factors to be applied to load cases {1}

*ANAL-CTRL
Number of maximum iterations and
convergence tolerance when analysis is performed
using nonlinear elements and the basic boundary conditions
of individual elements in a structure
; bARDC, bANRC, iTYPE, iITER, TOL

; iTYPE=0

; bARDC, bANRC, iTYPE, iITER, iSITER, TOL

; iTYPE=1

bARDC: auto rotational DOF constraint for truss/plane stress/solid elements (YES/NO)
bANRC:auto normal rotation constraint for plate elements (YES/NO)
iTYPE: type of analysis method when performing an analysis using nonlinear elements
= 0 : when performing a repetetive analysis, stiffness of inactive members is included.
= 1 : when performing a repetetive analysis, stiffness of inactive members is excluded.
iITER: maximum number of iterations when performing an
analysis using nonlinear elements
TOL: convergence tolerance when performing an

analysis using nonlinear elements

iSITER: number of iterations for which loads are used to check the convergence condition
in each repetitive analysis stemming from changing stiffness of the structure
for each load case

*PDEL-CTRL (P-Delta Analysis Control )


Load cases and control for iteration required for carrying out buckling analysis
of a structure
; iITER, TOL

; line 1

; LCNAME1, FACT1, LCNAME2, FACT2, ...

; from line 2

iITER: number of iterations for P-Delta analysis {5}


TOL: convergence tolerance{1e-5}
LCNAME1: name of load case
FACT1: load factor {1}

*BUCK-CTRL (Buckling Analysis Control)


Load cases and related data required for carrying
out buckling analysis of a structure
; iMODENUM, iITER, TOL
; LCNAME1, FACT1, LCNAME2, FACT2, ...

; line 1
; from line 2

iMODENUM: number of buckling modes {0}


iITER: number of iterations required for the process of Subspace Iteration
in a buckling analysis {30}
TOL: convergence tolerance{1e-6}

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LCNAME1: casename of load


FACT1: load factor {1}

*EIGEN-CTRL (Eigenvalue Analysis Control )


Control data for eigenvalue analysis
; TYPE, iFREQ, iITER, iDIM, TOL
; TYPE, bINCNL, iGNUM
;

; TYPE=EIGEN
; TYPE=RITZ(line 1)

KIND1, CASE1/GROUND1, iNOG1, ...

; TYPE=RITZ(from line2)

TYPE: type of analysis


= EIGEN : eigen vectors
= RITZ: ritz vectors
iFREQ: requencinumber of natural fes for the structure {0}
iITER: number of iterations required for eigenvalue analysis {20}
iDIM: size of Subspace {0}
TOL: convergence tolerance {1e-6}
bINCNI: include NL-link force vectors(YES/NO) {NO}
iGNUM: number of generations for each NL-link force vectors
KIND1: case/ground
= CASE: load case
= GROUND: ground acceleration X,Y, Z
CASE1/GROUND1: load case name/ACCX/ACCY/ACCZ
= ACCX: ground acceleration X
= ACCY: ground acceleration Y
= ACCZ: ground acceleration Z
= ACCZ: ground acceleration Z
iNOG1: number of generations

*SPEC-CTRL (Response Spectrum Analysis Control)


Combination method of modes in a response spectrum analysis
; TYPE, DAMPING, bADDSIGN
TYPE: method of combining modes in a response spectrum analysis
= SRSS, CQC, ABS {SRSS}
DAMPING: damping ratio
bADDSIGN: whether to revive signs in the analysis results
= YES: use of (+), (-) when combining modes
= NO: do not use signs

*MOVE-CTRL (Moving Load Analysis Control)


Analysis method and output locations of element
results in a moving load analysis
; METHOD, POINT, iIGPN, PLATE, bSTRCALC, FRAME,
bCSTRCALC,.bREAC, bRG, RGN, bDISP, bDG, DGN, bFM, bFG, FGN
METHOD: method of moving load analysis {1}
= 1 : Exact

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= 2 : Pivot
= 3 : Quick
POINT: point of vehicle load application
iIGPN: number of points for which influence line is calculated on a beam element
PLATE: calculation of member forces of plate elements per unit length {1}
= CENTER: calculation of member force per unit length relative to
the center point of the element
= NODAL: calculation of member force per unit length relative to the center point of the element
and the nodes composing the element
bSTRCALC: stress calculation (YES/NO)
Frame: member force output at 5 Points for Frame elements
=NORMAL: member forces at 5 Points for beam elements
=Axial: calculating the member forces at 5 Points, max/min axial force and moments are
calculated and produced
bCSTRCALC: combined stress calculation (YES/NO)
bREAC: option to output the reaction values when producing the output for moving load analysis
results for a reaction (YES/NO) {YES}
bRG: option to assign groups when producing output for reaction values (YES/NO) {NO}
RGN: name of the assigned group when producing output for reaction values
bDISP: option to output the displacement values when producing the output for moving load
analysis results for a displacement (YES/NO) {YES}
bDG: option to assign groups when producing output for
displacement values (YES/NO) {NO}
DGN: name of the assigned group when producing output for
displacement values
bFM: option to output the member force values when producing the output for moving load
analysis results for a member force (YES/NO) {YES}
bFG: option to assign groups when producing output for
member force values (YES/NO) {NO}
FGN: name of the assigned group when producing output for
member force values

*HYD-CTRL (Hydration Analysis Control )


Aalysis conditions required for heat of hydration analysis
; bLAST-FINAL, STAGE, CN-FACTOR, INIT-TEMPER, EVALUATION, bCNS, TYPE, iITER, TOL

bLAST-FINAL: selection of a construction stage, which is considered as the Final stage


of the structure during the construction-staged heat of hydration analysis
= YES: Last Stage
= NO: Other Stage
STAGE: construction stage to be applied as the final stage
CN-FACTOR: Temporal Discretization Factor in heat transfer analysis

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INIT-TEMPER: initial temperature used in heat transfer analysis


EVALUATION: location of a solid element for which stresses are produced
= CENTER: stess in the center point of the solid element used as the stress in the
entire element
= GAUSS: Gauss integration point stresses used as the nodal stresses
= NODAL: interpolated nodal stresses using the Gauss integration point stresses
bCNS: option to reflect the effects or creep and shrinkage
(YES/NO) {NO}
TYPE: select ion of creep and shrinkage
= CREEP: consider only creep
= SHRINK: consider only shrinkage
= BOTH: consider both creep and shrinkage
iITER: max number of iterations for an analysis reflecting creep
TOL: convergence tolerance

*NONL-CTRL (Nonlinear Analysis Control )


Assignment of analysis conditions required for a nonlinear analysis considering
large displacements
; ITER, LSTEP, MAX, bENGR, EV, bDISP, DV, bFORC, FV

; ITER=NEWTON

; ITER, IFR, MINC, MITER, MDISP bENGR, EV, bDISP, DV,


bFORC, FV

; ITER=ARC

1. In the case of Newton-Raphson


ITER: selection of the method of iterative analysis
= NEWTON: Newton-Raphson
= ARC: Arc-Length
LSTEP: total load divided into the number of Load Steps and applied to each step.
MAX: maximum number of iterations of analysis for each Load Step
bENGR: assement of convergence by Norm base value of energy
(load

isplacement) (YES/NO) {NO}

EV: energy Norm


bDISP: assement of convergence by Norm base value of
displacement (YES/NO) {NO}
DV: displacement Norm
bFORC: assement of convergence by Norm base value of
member force (YES/NO) {NO}
FV: member force Norm

2. In the case of Arc-Length


IFR: Ratio of the Initial Force for Unit Arc-Length
MINC: maximum number of increment steps
MITER: maximum number of iterations of analysis for each Increment Step

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MDISP: magnitude of maximum displacement

*STAGE-CTRL (Construction Stage Analysis Control Data )


Assignment of analysis conditions required for using the analysis functions for
a bridge by construction stages
; bLAST-FINAL, FINAL-STAGE, CPFC, bCALC-CSP

; line 1

; bINC-NLA, iMAXITER, bENEG, EV, bDISP, DV, bFORC,


FV

; line 2

; bINC-TDE, bCNS, TYPE, iITER, TOL, bTTLE_CS, bVAR,


bTTLE_ES

; line 3

; bOUCC, bITS, iITS, bATS, iT10, iT100, iT1K, iT5K, iT10K


; LCNAME1, LCNAME2, LCNAME3, ...

; line 4

; from line 5

bLAST-FINAL: selection of a construction stage, which is considered


as the Final stage of the structure during the construction stage analysis
= YES: Last Stage
= NO: Other Stage
FINAL-STAGE: construction stage to be applied as the final stage
CPFC: cable-pretension force control
= INTERNAL: internal force
= EXTERNAL: external force
bCALC-CSP: calculate output for each part (YES/NO)
bINC-NLA: option to include nonlinear analysis reflecting the
change of geometric shapes (YES/NO) {NO}
iMAXITER: max number of iterative analyses for each Load Step
bENEG: assement of convergence by Norm base value of energy (load displacement)
(YES/NO) {NO}
EV: energy Norm
bDISP: assement of convergence by Norm base value of
displacement (YES/NO) {NO}
DV: displacement Norm
bFORC: assement of convergence by Norm base value of
member force (YES/NO) {NO}
FV: member force Norm
bINC-TDE: option to analyze the structure by reflecting the time
dependent material properties (YES/NO) {NO}
bCNS: option to consider creep and shrinkage (YES/NO) {NO}
TYPE: select ion of creep and shrinkage
= CREEP: consider only creep
= SHRINK: consider only shrinkage
= BOTH: consider both creep and shrinkage
iITER: max number of iterations when performing an analysis reflecting creep

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TOL: convergence tolerance


bTTLE_CS: option to consider creep and shrinkage when
reflecting the tension force loss in tendons (YES/NO) {NO}
bVAR: option to apply the change of modulus of elasticity of
concrete based on member ages (YES/NO) {NO}
bTTLE_ES: option to consider elastic shortening when reflecting
the tension force loss in tendons (YES/NO) {NO}
bOUCC: only the user-specified creep coefficient used (YES/NO) {NO}
bITS: option to create Additional Step when considering creep (YES/NO)
iITS: number of Time Steps to be created internally
bATS: option to automatically create Time step when T (Time Gap) is large (YES/NO)
iT10: number of Time steps to be created when T>10
iT100: number of Time steps to be created when T>100
iT1K: number of Time steps to be created when T>1000
iT5K: number of Time steps to be created when T>5000iT10K: number of Time steps
to be created when T>10000
LCNAME1: load cases to be distinguished from dead load for CS output

*MEMBER (Member)
; ELEM, bREVERSE, AELEM1, AELEM2
ELEM: element number
bREVERSE: change the local axis of an element (YES/NO)
AELEM1: element number to be assigned

*DGN-MATL (Modify Steel (Concrete) Material)


Used when changing input material data or when modifying the material data of
concrete and steel
; iMAT, TYPE, MNAME, [DATA1]

; STEEL

; iMAT, TYPE, MNAME, [DATA2], RBCODE, RBMAIN,


RBSUB, FCI

; CONC

; iMAT, TYPE, MNAME, [DATA3], [DATA4], RBCODE,


RBMAIN; SRC
; [DATA1] : 1, DB, NAME or 2, ELAST, POISN, DEN, FU,
FY1, FY2, FY3, FY4
; [DATA2] : 1, DB, NAME or 2, ELAST, POISN, DEN, FC
; [DATA3] : 1, DB, NAME or 2, ELAST, FU, FY1, FY2, FY3, FY4
; [DATA4] : 1, DB, NAME or 2, ELAST, FC
iMAT: material number
TYPE: type of material
= CONC
= STEEL
= SRC
MNAME: name of material

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RBCODE: select a standard for reinforcing steel


= KS (RC)
= KS-Civil (RC)
RBMAIN: material of the main reinforcing steel
= SD 24
= SD 30
= SD35
= SD40
RBSUB: material of the beam reinforcing steel (shear steel)
= SD 24
= SD 30
= SD35
= SD40
In the case of [DATA1]
1 = DB: Database (*refer to MATERIAL)
NAME: name of the database
2 = ELAST: modulus of elasticity
POISN: poisson's ratio
DEN: density
FU: Tensile Strength
FY1~FY4: Yield strengths for different thicknesses of members
based on applicable standard
In the case of [DATA2]
2 = ELAST: elastic modulus of concrete
POISN: poisson's ratio of concrete
DEN: density of concrete
FC: design standard strength of concrete

*DGN-SECT
Printing out forces of plate elements in a graph form at a selected cutting line

; iSEC, TYPE, SNAME, OFFSET, SHAPE, [DATA],


{CCSHAPE}; DB/USER
; iSEC, TYPE, SNAME, OFFSET, SHAPE, BLT, D1, D2, D3,
D4, D5, D6; 1st line - VALUE
;

AREA, ASy, ASz, Ixx, Iyy, Izz

; 2nd line

CyP, CyM, CzP, CzM, QyB, QzB, PERI_OUT, PERI_IN,


Cy, Cz; 3rd line

; iSEC, TYPE, SNAME, OFFSET, SHAPE, iREPLACE, ELAST, DEN, POIS, POIC
SRC
;

D1, D2, [DATA]

; 1st line -

; 2nd line

; iSEC, TYPE, SNAME, OFFSET, SHAPE, 1, DB, NAME1,

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NAME2, D1, D2; COMBINED


; iSEC, TYPE, SNAME, OFFSET, SHAPE, 2, D11, D12, D13,
D14, D15, D21, D22, D23, D24
; iSEC, TYPE, SNAME, OFFSET, SHAPE, iyVAR, izVAR,
STYPE; 1st line - TAPERED
;

DB, NAME1, NAME2

; 2nd line (STYPE=DB)

[DIM1], [DIM2]

D11, D12, D13, D14, D15, D16; 2nd

AREA1, ASy1, ASz1, Ixx1, Iyy1,

; 2nd line (STYPE=USER)


line (STYPE=VALUE)

Izz1; 3rd line (STYPE=VALUE)


;

CyP1, CyM1, CzP1, CzM1, QyB1, QzB1, PERI_OUT1, PERI_IN1, Cy1, Cz1
; 4th line(STYPE=VALUE)

D21, D22, D23, D24, D25, D26

; 5th
;

line (STYPE=VALUE)
AREA2, ASy2, ASz2, Ixx2, Iyy2,
Izz2; 6th line (STYPE=VALUE)

CyP2, CyM2, CzP2, CzM2, QyB2, QzB2, PERI_OUT2, PERI_IN2, Cy2, Cz2
; 7th line (STYPE=VALUE)

; [DATA] : 1, DB, NAME or 2, D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6


; [DIM1], [DIM2] : D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, D6
* refer to Section

*DGN-CTRL (General Design Data)


Input required data for design
; bFRAMEX, bFRAMEY, bAUTOKF LC1, LC2, LC3, LC4, LC5, RT, DT, bAF, bMO, bSF
line

; 1st

; STORY1, XMIN1, XMAX1, YMIN1, YMAX1, RMIN1,


RMAX1; 2nd line
; ...

; ...

; STORYn, XMINn, XMAXn, YMINn, YMAXn, RMINn,


RMAXn; n+1th line
bFRAMEX: define Unbraced | Sway or Braced | Non-sway frame in the global X-direction.
bFRAMEY: define Unbraced | Sway or Braced | Non-sway frame in the global Y-direction.
bAUTOKF: select if the effective buckling length factors are to be automatically calculate.d
LC1: the live load cases that the live load reduction factor is applicable
RT: the methods for calculating the live reduction factor
0 = General Design Code
1 = Chinese Standard
DT: design type
3D: 3-D
XY: X-Y plane
XZ: X-Z plane

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YZ: Y-Z plane


bAF: live load reduction factor of axial force(YES/NO)
bMO: live load reduction factor of moments(YES/NO)
bSF: live load reduction factor of shear force(YES/NO)
STORY1: name of the reference story where the live load reduction factor is to be applied
XMIN1, XMAX1: the minimum(maximum) global X-coordinate
YMIN1, YMAX1: the minimum(maximum) global Y-coordinate
RMIN1, RMAX1: The range within which the live load reduction factor is to be applied

*CM-FACTOR (Moment Factor)


the Equivalent Moment correction Factor of the beam-column members
; ELEM_LIST, bAUTOCALC, CMy, CMz
ELEM_LIST: element number
bAUTOCALC: apply this item if the value is to be auto-calculated by the program
{NO}

(YES/NO)

CMy: Equivalent moment correction factor applied to the unbraced length portion of
a member bent about its strong axis {0}
CMz: Equivalent moment correction factor applied to the unbraced length portion of
a member bent about its weak axis {0}

*F-MAGNIFY (Moment Magnifier)


Moment Magnification Factors
; ELEM_LIST, B1y, B1z, B2y, B2z
ELEM_LIST : element number
B1y: Moment magnification factor for members subjected to vertical loads in
a frame braced against sidesway for strong axis bending {0}
B1z: Moment magnification factor for members subjected to vertical loads in
a frame braced against sidesway for weak axis bending {0}
B2y: Moment magnification factor for members subjected to horizontal loads in
a frame unbraced against sidesway for strong axis bending {1}
B2z: : Moment magnification factor for members subjected to horizontal loads in
a frame unbraced against sidesway for weak axis bending. {1}

*K-FACTOR (Effective Length Factor)


Effective Length Factors for the unbraced lengths
; ELEM_LIST, Ky, Kz
ELEM_LIST: element number
Ky: Effective buckling length factor for buckling about strong axis {1}
Kz: Effective buckling length factor for buckling about weak axis {1}

*LENGTH (Unbraced Length)


the unbraced lengths for buckling about the strong (y-axis) and weak (z-axis) axes
of the selected compression membersthe laterally unbraced length for the
compression flange of a member bent about its weak axis
; ELEM_LIST, Ly, Lz, bNOTUSE, Lb, bAUTOCALC, Le

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ELEM_LIST : element number


Ly: Unbraced length for buckling about strong axis (determined by braces in z-dir.)
Lz: Unbraced length for buckling about weak axis (determined by braces in y-dir.)
bNOTUSE: Select this item, if the allowable bending stress computation about
the member`s strong axis is to neglect the laterally unbraced length (YES/NO){NO}
Lb: Laterally unbraced length
bAUTOCALC: Select this item, if the Effective Unbraced Length, Le is auto-calculated
according to the BS 5950-90 Code
Le: the Effective Unbracedl Lngth according to the BS 5950-90 Code

*MEMBERTYPE (ModifyMember Type)


The type of members used in the design of steel and RC members
; ELEM_LIST, TYPE
ELEM_LIST: element number
TYPE: the member type to be used in design
= Beam
= Column
= Brace

*LIMITSRATIO (Limit Slenderness Ratio )


Allowable limit slenderness ratio
; ELEM_LIST, bNOTCHECK, COMP, TENS
ELEM_LIST: element number
NOTCHECK: Select this item if the limiting slenderness ratios (KL/r) are of no interest.
If selected, design results reflecting the slenderness effects are not produced. (YES/NO)
{NO}
COMP: Limiting slenderness ratio for members under axial compression {200}
TENS: Limiting slenderness ratio for members under axial tension {300}

*SECTDATA-DGN (Beam/Column Section Data for Design)


; iSEC, TYPE, SBARNUM, SBARNAME, Dt, Db
; iSEC, TYPE, SBARNUM, SBARNAME, Dc

; TYPE=BEAM
; TYPE=COLM

ISEC: section number


TYPE: beam/column
= BEAM: beam
= COLM: column
SBARNUM: number of stirrup bars
SBARNAME: bar size of stirrups
Dt: distance from the center of top rebars to the top of section
Db: distance from the center of bottom rebars to the bottom of section
Dc: distance from the centroid of rebars to the concrete surface

*SECTDATA-CHK ( Beam/Column Section Data for Design)


; iSEC, TYPE, ENVTYPE

; line 1

; [BEAM-T]-I , [BEAM-T]-M , [BEAM-T]-J

; line 2(layer1)

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; ...

; [BEAM-T]-I , [BEAM-T]-M , [BEAM-T]-J

; line 6(layer5)

; [BEAM-B]-I , [BEAM-B]-M , [BEAM-B]-J


; ...

; line 7(layer1)
; ...

; [BEAM-B]-I , [BEAM-B]-M , [BEAM-B]-J

; line 11(layer5)

; [SUB-BAR]-I, [SUB-BAR]-M, [SUB-BAR]-J ; line 12


; Dc1, [COLM]-P1, [COLM]-P2, [COLM]-P3
; ...

; line 2(layer1

; ...

; Dc5, [COLM]-P1, [COLM]-P2, [COLM]-P3

; line 6(layer5)

; [BEAM-T] : Dt, NUM, S1, S2


; [BEAM-B] : Db, NUM, S1, S2
; [SUB-BAR] : NUM, S, DIST
; [COLM] : NUM, S1, S2
iSEC: section number
TYPE: beam/column
= BEAM: beam
= COL: column
ENVTYPE: environment type
= DRY: dry
=HUM: humid
= COR: corrosive
= HCOR: highly corrosive
[BEAM-T]: rebar information at top of beam
[BEAM-B]: rebar information at bottom of beam
[SUB-BAR]: data for stirrups
Dc1: distance from the centroid of rebars to the concrete surface
[COLM]: rebar data for column
Dt: distance from the center of top rebars to the top of section
Db: distance from the center of bottom rebars to the bottom of

section

NUM: number of rebars


S1: size of the first reba
S2: size of the second rebar
S: size of stirrup
DIST: spacing of stirrups

*SUP-FACTOR (Scale Up Factor for Column)


; ELEM_LIST, SCALE-UP-FACTOR
ELEM_LIST: list of elements
SCALE-UP-FACTOR: factor for scaling up

*SUP-EQ (Scale Up Factor for Earthquake)


The scale up factor in respect to the load combination that includes the

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seismic load conditions and the seismic load. It is applied to the Chinese standards
; ELEM_LIST, LC-AXIAL, LC-MOMENT, LC-SHEAR, LCB,
SHEAR

AXIAL, LCB-MOMENT, LCB-

ELEM_LIST : element number


LC-AXIAL: the scale up factor in respect to the axial force of the
seismic load conditions
LC-MOMENT: the scale up factor in respect to the moment of the
seismic load conditions
LC-SHEAR: the scale up factor in respect to the shear force of the
seismic load conditions
LCB-AXIAL: the scale up factor in respect to the axial force of the load
combination that includes seismic loads
LCB-MOMENT: the scale up factor in respect to the moment of the load
combination that includes seismic loads
LCB-SHEAR: the scale up factor in respect to the shear force of the load
combination that includes seismic loads

*CUTLINE (Cutting Line)


Graphic output of internal forces of plate elements along a cutting line
; NAME, DIR, PT1X, PT1Y, PT1Z, PT2X, PT2Y, PT2Z, iR,iG, iB
NAME: name of Cutting Line to be registered
DIR: orientation of graphic output
= NORMAL: produce the graph normal to the plate elements
= INPLANE: produce the graph in the in-plane direction of the plate elements
PT1X: starting point of the Cutting Line
PT2X: end point of the Cutting Line
iR: color number of Red
iG: color number of Green
iB: color number of Blue

*CUTLINE2 (Plate Cutting Line Diagram)


Graphic output of internal forces of plate elements along a cutting line
; NAME, DIR, PT1X, PT1Y, PT1Z, PT2X, PT2Y, PT2Z, PT3X, PT3Y, PT3Z, iR, iG, iB
NAME: name of Cutting Line to be registered
DIR: orientation of graphic output
= NORMAL: produce the graph normal to the plate elements
= INPLANE: produce the graph in the in-plane direction of the plate elements
PT1X: starting point of the Cutting Line
PT2X: Coordinates defining the local x-direction vector
PT3X: Coordinates defining the local x-y plane vector
iR: color number of Red
iG: color number of Green
iB: color number of Blue

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*UNKCONS (Unknown Load Factor Constraints)


Specifying the constraint conditions to be satisfied by the load combination results,
which include unknown load factors
; NAME, TYPE, iID, iPOINT, iCOMP, COND, bVALUE, VALUE, iOBJ
NAME: name of the constraint conditions
TYPE: type of the constraint conditions
= REAC: Reaction
= DISP: Displacement
= TRUSS: Truss force
= BEAM: Beam force
iID: node (corresponding element) number
iPOINT: selection of the location of the member force
iCOMP: selection of the member force component
COND: Equality/Inequality Condition
= LE: Less than or Equal to
= EQ: Equal to = GE: Greater than or Equal to
bVALUE: option to enter Value (YES/NO)
VALUE: value to be satisfied for the reaction component
(displacement component, member force of truss or beam) entered in the load
combination, which includes unknown load factors
iOBJ: Other Node

*UNKFACTOR (Unknown Load Factor Data )


Creating new unknown load factor groups by entering the conditions
to

obtain unknown load factors

; NAME=NAME, LCOMB, FTYPE, SIGN

; 1st line

UNKCONS1, UNKCONS2, ..., UNKCONSn

LCNAME1, WF1, LCNAME2, WF2, ...

; 2nd line

; from 3rd line

NAME: name of the unknown load factor group


LCOMB: load combination used to calculate the unknown load factors

the load combination for calculating the unknown load factors must include
the load conditions determining the load factors
FTYPE: selecting the composition method of object functions composed of unknown
load factors
= LINEAR: load factor' the linear sum of the absolute values of the weight factors
= SQUARE: load factor' the linear sum of the squares of the weight factors
= MAXIMUM: load factor' the max value of the absolute values of the weight factors
SIGN: assignment of the signs to the values calculated for the unknown load factors
= NEG: assigns the range of the value to minus (-)
= BOTH: assigns the range of the value to all ranges
= POS: assigns the range of the value to plus (+)
UNKCONS1: constraint conditions to be satisfied by the load combination results,

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which include unknown load factorsLCNAME1: name of load case used as the
unknown load factor
WF1: scale factor, which is intended to adjust the relative importance of the object
function

by assigning a weight factor to an unknown load factor

*BATCHCVT-MVLTRC (Batch Conversion from MVLRC to Static Load)


A number of loading conditions of different moving load locations are converted
into static loadings and produced as model files of the MCT type.
This is an extremely useful feature when a number of loading conditions need to be
converted.
Conversion is carried out by loading locations, result types, etc. all at once.
; NAME=NAME, TYPE
:NODE_OR_ELEMENT_LIST

; 1st line;
; 2nd line

bPART_I, bPART_1_4, bPART_1_2, bPART_3_4,

bFxx, bFyy, bFzz, bMxx, bMyy, bMzz, bVxx, bVyy

MOVING_LC1, MINMAX1, ... , MOVING_LCn,

MOVING_LC1, MINMAX1, ... , MOVING_LCn,

bPART_J

; 3rd line

; 4th line

MINMAXn

; from 5th line

NAME: the name of the batch conversion


TYPE: Type of result
REAC: Reaction
DEFORM: Displacement
TRUSS_F: Truss Forces
Beam_F: Beam Forces
Plate_F: Plate Force
Beam_S: Beam Stresses
NODE_OR_ELEMENT_LIST: The list of the elements and nodes to be converted
bPART_I: the i-end of the beam element
bPART_1_4: the 1/4 position of the beam element
bPART_1_2: the 1/2 position of the beam element
bPART_3_4: the 3/4 position of the beam element
bPART_J: the j-end of the beam element
bFxx: Fxx of the plate element forces
bFyy: Fyy of the plate element forces
bFzz: Fzz of the plate element forces
bMxx: Mxx of the plate element forces
bMyy: Myy of the plate element forces
bMzz: Mzz of the plate element forces
bVxx: Vxx of the plate element forces
bVyy: Vyy of the plate element forces
MOVING_LC1: the dynamic load condition results to be printed
MINMAX1: Min/Max of the dynamic load conditions

*HYD-NODE (Heat of Hydration Node )

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Specifying the directional component of the nodes and stresses for which
t

he time history analysis results of a heat of hydration analysis will be produced

; NAME, iNODE, iCOMP


NAME: name of the graph of the time history analysis
iNODE: node number
iCOMP: stress component
= 0 : Sig-XX
= 1 : Sig-YY
= 2 : Sig-ZZ
= 3 : Max (X, Y, Z)

*CAMBER-CTRL (Canber Contrd Data)


; BODY_GROUP, SUPP_GROUP, KEYSEG_GROUP
BODY_GROUP: bridge girder element grou
SUPP_GROUP: support node group
KEYSEG_GROUP: key-segment element group

*REAC-POS (Reaction Position)


Check the changes of support reactions at various pier support positions
with the progress of construction stages.
; NAME=NAME, DESC

; line 1

; STAGE1, NODE1, STAG2, NODE2, ...

; from line 2

NAME: reaction point information


DESC: brief description
STAGE1: construction stage name
NODE1: node number of reaction point for the corresponding construction stage

*LOCALDIR-FSUM (Data for Local Direction Force Sum)


The load conditions and combination results of the local coordinate
; NAME=NAME, MODE, ANAL, LCB, TOL, bZVECTOR,
;

X1, Y1, Z1, X2, Y2, Z2, X3, Y3, Z3, ...

ZVX, ZVY, ZVZ

; 1st line

; from line 2

NAME: load case


MODE: the method of selecting the subject plane that includes the nodes
where internal forces are to be combined
ANAL: types of loads
LCB: load case
TOL: tolerence
BZVECTOR: Enter a vector to define the z-axis of the local coordinate system to
which Result Output is referenced (YES/NO) {NO}
ZVX: the x-coordinates of the vertical vector of the surface
ZVY: the y-coordinates of the vertical vector of the surface
ZVZ: the z-coordinates of the vertical vector of the surface
X1: the coordinates of the first node in the x- direction in the global coordinate system
]Y1: the coordinates of the first node in the y- direction in the global coordinate system
Z1: the coordinates of the first node in the z- direction in the global coordinate system

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Y2: the coordinates of the second node in the y- direction in the global coordinate system
Z2: the coordinates of the second node in the z- direction in the global coordinate system
X3: the coordinates of the third node in the x- direction in the global coordinate system
Y3: the coordinates of the third node in the y- direction in the global coordinate system
Z3: the coordinates of the third node in the z- direction in the global coordinate system

* IHINGE-PROP (Inelastic Hinge Property)


Inelastic hinge properties
; NAME, bAUTO, MTYPE, MCODE, iMATL, iSECT, MBTYPE, ELPOS, ITYPE, HTYPE,
DEF,FIBER, DESC; line 1
; bFx, HLOC[NSECT], HYST, [M_PROP]

; line 2

; bFy, HLOC[NSECT], HYST, [M_PROP]

; line 3

; bFz, HLOC[NSECT], HYST, [M_PROP]

; line 4

; bMx, HLOC[NSECT], HYST, [M_PROP]

; line 5

; bMy, HLOC[NSECT], HYST, [M_PROP]

; line 6

; bMz, HLOC[NSECT], HYST, [M_PROP]

; line 7

; bPMAUTO, PC0, [PMDATA], [PMDATA]

; line 8

; bYSAUTO, GAMMA1ST, GAMMA2ND, ALPHA, COUPLING, [YSDATA], [YSDATA] ; line 9


; [M_PROP] : bSYM, bUSE, DEFORM, SFTYPE, STIFF, [VALUE1]-TENS, [VALUE1]-COMP
; KIN, ORG, PKO, DEG
; [M_PROP] : bSYM, bUSE, DEFORM, SFTYPE, STIFF, [VALUE2]-TENS,
[VALUE2]-COMP, EXPO

; CLO

; [M_PROP] : bSYM, bUSE, DEFORM, SFTYPE, STIFF, [VALUE1]-TENS,


[VALUE1]-COMP, EXPO, FACTOR ; TAK
; [PMDATA] : MC0, PC, PCB, MC, PY, PYB, MY, P1ST1, .. P1ST11, M1ST1, .. M1ST11, P2ND1, ..
P2ND11, M2ND1, .. M2ND11
; [YSDATA] : BETAY1ST, BETAY2ND, BETAZ1ST, BETAZ2ND
; [VALUE1] : CRACKF, CRACKM, YIELDF, YIELDM, SRR1ST, SRR2ND, CAP1, ... CAP5
; [VALUE2] : YIELDF, YIELDM, SRR, CAP1, ... CAP5
; ELEM_LIST, PROP
NAME: inelastic hinge property name
bAUTO: yield strength (yield surface) whether or not to auto-calculate (YES/NO)
MTYPE: material type
MCODE: design standards (select AISC, AIJ standards)
iMATL: material number
iSECT: section number
MBTYPE: type of element to which an elastic hinge will be applied
ELPOS: position of member to which an elastic hinge will be applied
ITYPE: method of applying axial-moment interaction
HTYPE: type of inelastic hinge
DEF: hysteresis model of inelastic hinge
FIBER: name of fiber element

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DESC: description of inelastic hinge properties


bFx: whether or not to apply x-dir. member force component of the inelastic hinge (Yes/No)->Fy,
Fz, Mx, My, Mz similar
HLOC[NSECT]: number of integration points of a distributed type hinge (max 20)
HYST: input for hysteresis model of inelastic hinge
= KIN: Kinematic Hardening
= ORG: Origin-oriented
= PKO: Peak-oriented
= CLO: Clough
= DEG: Degrading Trilinear
= TAK: Takeda
[M_PROP]

: input for inelastic hinge properties by components

1. In cases of KIN, ORG, PKO, DEG


bSYM: input whether or not symmetrical
= 0: Symmetric
= 1: Asymmetric
bUSE: method of specifying yield strength
= 0: User Input
= 1: Auto-calculation
DEFORM: method of calculating ductility
= 0: ductility for the first yielding deformation (D/D1)
= 1: ductility for the second yielding deformation (D/D2)
SFTYPE: input initial stiffness of beam element
= 0 : 6EI/L
= 1 : 3EI/L
= 2 : 2EI/L
STIFF

: user defined initial stiffness

[VALUE1]
CRACF: 1st yield strength
CRACM: 1st yield moment
YIELDF: 2nd yield strength
YIELDM: 2nd yield moment
SRR1ST: stiffness ratio after 1st yielding
SRR2ND: stiffness ratio after 2nd yielding
CAR1: input reference ductility for identifying hinge status (max. 5)

2. In case of CLO
bSYM: input whether or not symmetrical
= 0: Symmetric
= 1: Asymmetric
bUSE: method of specifying yield strength

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= 0 : User Input
= 1 : Auto-calculation
DEFORM: method of calculating ductility
= 0: ductility for the first yielding deformation (D/D1)
= 1: ductility for the second yielding deformation (D/D2)
SFTYPE: input initial stiffness of beam element
= 0: 6EI/L
= 1: 3EI/L
= 2: 2EI/L
STIFF: user defined initial stiffness
[VALUE1]
CRACF: 1st yield strength
CRACM: 1st yield moment
YIELDF: 2nd yield strength
YIELDM: 2nd yield moment
SRR1ST: stiffness ratio after 1st yielding
SRR2ND: stiffness ratio after 2nd yielding
CAR1: input reference ductility for identifying hinge status (max. 5)
EXPO: input unloading stiffness ratio to reflect stiffness reduction effect

3. In case of TAK
bSYM: input whether or not symmetrical
= 0: Symmetric
= 1: Asymmetric
bUSE: method of specifying yield strength
= 0: User Input
= 1: Auto-calculation
DEFORM: method of calculating ductility
= 0: ductility for the first yielding deformation (D/D1)
= 1: ductility for the second yielding deformation (D/D2)
SFTYPE: input initial stiffness of beam element
= 0: 6EI/L
= 1: 3EI/L
= 2: 2EI/L
STIFF: user defined initial stiffness
[VALUE1]
CRACF: 1st yield strength
CRACM: 1st yield moment
YIELDF: 2nd yield strength
YIELDM: 2nd yield moment

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SRR1ST: stiffness ratio after 1st yielding


SRR2ND: stiffness ratio after 2nd yielding
CAR1: input reference ductility for identifying hinge status (max. 5)
EXPO: input unloading stiffness ratio to reflect stiffness reduction effect
FACTOR: unloading stiffness reduction factor for inner loop
bPMAUTO: type of input for NM interaction
= YES: Auto-calculation
= NO: User Input
PC0: cracking strength due to pure tension force

[PMDATA]
MCO: bending cracking strength of a section without the presence of axial force
PC: 1st yield strength under tension force
PCB: axial force at the time of balanced failure in the first yield interaction curve
MC: maximum bending yield strength at the time of balanced failure in the first yield interaction
curve
PY: 2nd yield strength under pure tension force
PYB: axial force at the time of balanced failure in the second yield interaction curve
MY: maximum bending yield strength in the second yield interaction curve
P1ST1~11: coordinates of axial and tension forces on NM interaction curve for the first yielding
M1ST1~11: coordinates of bending strengths on NM interaction curve for the first yielding
P2ND1~11: coordinates of axial and tension forces on NM interaction curve for the second yielding
M2ND1~11: coordinates of bending strengths on NM interaction curve for the second yielding
bYSAUTO: method of entering parameters for a 3-D yield surface
= YES: Auto-calculation
= NO: User Input
GAMMA1ST: exponential power for determining moment ratio for the first yield surface
GAMMA2ND: exponential power for determining moment ratio for the second yield surface
ALPHA: exponential power for My-Mz interaction for the 1st and 2nd yield surfaces

[YSDATA]
BETAY1ST: exponential power of axial force ratio in 1st yield surface in x-axis direction
BETAY2ND: exponential power of axial force ratio in 2nd yield surface in y-axis direction
BETAZ1ST: exponential power of axial force ratio in 1st yield surface in z-axis direction
BETAZ2ND: exponential power of axial force ratio in 2nd yield surface in z-axis direction

*FIBER-MATL

(Fiber Material Properties)

Definition of fiber materials


; NAME, TYPE, FY, E, B
; NAME, TYPE, FC, E0, K, Z, EU

; TYPE=STEEL
; TYPE=CONC

NAME: name of fiber material


TYPE: type of fiber material

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= CONC: Concrete
= STEEL: Steel
1) In case TYPE=STEEL
FY: yield strength of rebars
E: modulus of elasticity
B: stiffness reduction factor after yielding
2) In case TYPE=CONC
FC: concrete compressive cylinder strength
E0: ultimate strain
K: factor, which accounts for the strength increase due to confinement
Z: Strain softening slope - coefficient representing the stiffness in the concrete softening zone after
compression yielding
EU: strain at maximum stress

*FIBER-DIVISION (Fiber Division of Section)


Fiber division of section
; NAME=NAME, SEC

; line 1

; FMTYPE1, FMTYPE2, FMTYPE3, bMONITOR, FNO1, FNO2, ... , FNO8

; line 2

; NO1, bREBAR, AREA1, CY1, CZ1, iFMAT1, X11, Y11, X12, Y12, ...; from line 3
Name: fiber section name
SEC: section name
FMTYPE1: fiber property type (TYPE1)
FMTYPE2: fiber property type (TYPE2)
FMTYPE3: fiber property type (TYPE3)
bMONITOR: whether or not to check analysis results at a specific section part (Yes/No)
FNO1~FNO8: number for a specific section part (bMONITOR in a subsequent release)
NO1: number for a specific section part
bREBAR: whether or not rebars are used (Yes/No)
AREA1: cross-sectional area
CY1: location of centroid in Y-axis
CY2: location of centroid in Z-axis
iFMAT1: material type
X11: X-axis coordinate of section
Y11: Y-axis coordinate of section

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