30 Sep Connection Wednesdays – Common rookie mistakes on steel joints
Join our regular Connection Wednesday webinar and take a close look into some of the common mistakes that a rookie can make when designing and code-checking steel connections with IDEA StatiCa.
We will go through various examples using our application IDEA StatiCa Connection and discuss how to work faster and more accurately. We will also discuss calculation principles and methods behind IDEA Statica. On top of it, some advanced modeling techniques will be uncovered!
Here are the topics that will be discussed:
- The fictional node principle and the wireframe model
- How to avoid defining eccentricities at the member level
- Cutting with workplanes
- The use of stiffening members
- General anchoring to the rescue