Civil Engineering/sap

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Hello Sir,
I want to ask that how can we analyse cold formed sections using sap.. let's say that I want to analyse purlin of some particular dimensions(cold formed steel). Can I apply loading on it and get moments at particular points by just defining the material? please guide me.. And Also can I get a spread sheet of purlin analysis?

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Dear Nouman

For analysis of cold form members you don't need to do any particular job because analysis of homogenous materials is not governed by material properties.

I don't have access to such a spread sheet but it is very easy and can be done by yourself.


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BEH

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