Effective Length (K) Factor

Question:

Hello,

Is there a way to have Midas calculate the effective length (K) factors for steel shapes?

Thank you,


Answer:

Hi,

Yes, please refer to the online help. Auto Calculate Effective Length Factors option in the Design>Common Parameter>Definition of Frame menu. The calculation method is just one of the various methods. Thus, please make sure that the algorithm is what you want.

Regards,
DK Lee
Creation date: 8/7/2018 8:05 PM      Updated: 8/8/2018 8:58 AM
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