Beam Auto Property

Calculate beam properties from a solid or FE model.

  1. From the menu bar, click Aerospace > Beams > Beam Auto Property.
  2. Create beam elements (Plotel) where the beam elements need to be located.
  3. Assign a solid model or existing FE model.
  4. Click Create.
  5. If you need equal offset at each end, activate the Equal offsets on both ends checkbox.

    Figure 1. Solid Beam

    Figure 2. Automatic Beam Sections Created by Cutting the Solid Model