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Truss, 6 points (K, KT, K2T, N)

Description

This script creates a planar truss. The placement is defined by the 6 following points: top and bottom points of the left side, middle and right side of the truss. The available truss types are: K, K+T, K+2T and N. Other input parameters are: number of fields, material and sections, which can be set through input dialogues after the start of the script run.

Current version: 1.0 (release date: 2022.08.01.)

To DOWNLOAD this script, navigate to the MyDescript interface within Consteel, then click the "Edit" button next to the name of the script in the list. From there, the script can be saved to the computer. The availability of the "Edit" button depends on your membership level.
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https://consteelsoftware.com/manual/descript-cspi/user-interface/
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Parametric
Structure creation

The author

Adam Machowiak

Consteel reseller / Structural Engineer, STRENCO