Why to use build-up steel cross-section
How to import load effects from Excel spreadsheet
Bolts are too close to plate edge or outside of the connected plate
Load import from FEA programs
Will the merge work for slightly different geometries? Usually the analysis model is not identical to the drawing model.
Shifted position of forces
How to import internal forces from Excel sheet?
Fictional node principle
Platform joints should be usually pinned, but what if the reality is not so simple?
Thin-walled members (little bit of theory)
The right LCS orientation
Decreasing division of surface of CHS members
Adding a material to previously generated plates?
How to create a custom cross-section by dxf middle line reference?
How to define general composite cross-section in the right way
General composite cross-section check of design in editor
Shape of the general plate loaded from dxf reference
Theoretical member length for stiffness classification
Stiffness analysis and load effects
Base plate finite element model behavior
Shear force transfer possibilities
How to export material - Material and product range library
How to import material - Material and product range library
Changes in the Code setup
Tips and limitations for exporting from Tekla Structures
Tips and limitations for exporting from Advance Steel
How to extend members by a cut
How to save time by copying manufacturing operations
How to edit the shape of a plate with Plate editor
How to import plate from DXF
How to model footing with connecting plate
How to model both side splice plates
How to manage Project Items efficiently
Code setup – Stop at limit strain function.
Initial rotational stiffness of a beam with a long haunch
How are welds modeled in IDEA StatiCa
Bolt position tips - end plate connection
How do you make sure that the loads will be defined to the correct member of the joint?
How does IDEA StatiCa work with CAD applications
Opening older models in current version
When to use a stiffening member
How to define pre-loaded bolts
Weld size differences between EC and AISC (CISC) codes
User defined material, bolt grade or something else
How the welds are created
Base plate – concrete block model behavior
Loads in equilibrium
Creating an U-shaped clip connection
Setting fillet welds along a SHS web and a plate surface?
Dealing with shifted endplates and stub operations
Composing a complex stub for diagonal connection
Mitre cut for connecting members and stiffening members
Several ways of defining the position of the plate, which is the best one?
Anchoring to the slender the concrete block
Stiffener manufacturing operation update for welded cross-sections
The best way how to place stiffening plate between two parts – cut of plate
General anchoring of a custom base plate
Do you want to add inside or outside stiffener on the circular hollow member?
How can I create a doubler on the surface of circular hollow member?
Orientation of the connecting plate can be modified
Notched member connection of a continuous circular member
One bolt connecting plate of a wind bracing rod diagonal
Haunch of an IPE cross-section member
How to design haunch with a flange
Opening in a member with manufacturing operation
Editor of plate can be used to change shape of plate
Packing plate to merge different sizes of members
How to design a balustrade anchoring?
Heavy anchoring design
How to use the steel rod?
Equivalent stress above acceptable levels, but check remains OK. Why?
How to make Stiffness analysis for complex joints efficiently
What is the correct length of the weld
Why do I get high bolt forces in end plates
Why is 5% strain limit used in material diagram for AISC
Why is 5% strain limit used in material diagram for EC
How do checks in IDEA StatiCa Connection align with the code
How to evaluate the buckling results
Concrete cone failure in accordance with ETAG 001 Annex C
How to export report to MS Word, DXF or PDF files
How to change analysis type
Why there are tension forces in bolt in fin plate connection
Distance between plates when using Bolt or Contact.
What is the Singularity?
What is the new code-reqiured procedure in the new Eurocode 1993-1-8:2019?
How can CBFEM be comliant with the code and real behavior at the same time?
What is the singularity?
How to visual check the joint model works correctly?
Different shear force values in bolts – more shear planes?
Frame joint stiffness analysis and mandatory steps for the right results
Frame joint stiffness analysis and consequences of the stiffness to FEM model
Local deformation check for the hollow members
Russian design code for the steel-to-steel joints
Buckling assessment of the bracing connection in a real practice
Capacity design – seismic analysis in IDEA StatiCa Connection in practical demonstration
How to evaluate the buckling results?
Global buckling vs. local buckling. What does it mean?
How to evaluate buckling results in IDEA StatiCa Connection?
Thin-walled members – buckling issues
Friction resistance code-check
Concrete cone breakout code-check
What is a singularity warning?
Can I find match in weld stress to my hand calculations?
Deep understanding of EC weld results
Definition of the Braced system for the stiffness classification EN 1993-1-8 cl. 220.127.116.11
How is stiffness classification calculated in the IDEA StatiCa Connection?
How is determined the secant and the initial stiffness of the connection?
How will the joint stiffness change the behavior of the structure?
Concrete cone break out calculation
Concrete cone area for anchor and group of anchors
Check of the concrete cone area in the dwg
How will edge distance influence the anchor check?
Stand-off anchors check
Check of contact stress in concrete under the baseplate
Different tension forces in the bolts
Singularity warning – what does it mean?
Connected member is overloaded
Boundary condition nonconformity
What is the difference in using IDEA Connection and programs like Abaqus or ANSYS?
I already have a connection design tool, why to bother with IDEA Connection?
How fast is it to learn IDEA Connection
How do I know that IDEA Connection is safe
Do I have to be a finite element expert to use IDEA Connection?
Who is behind the software and the method
Why is IDEA Connection more expensive than standard tools for connection design?
What is the CBFEM?
How the analysis model is created by the CBFEM
Key features of the CBFEM analysis
Can engineer trust the CBFEM?
Credibility and Verifications
Viewer plugin for Tekla Structures
Right mouse button actions
Sharing the 3D scene content directly to social media
How to export joint by IDEA StatiCa Code-check manager from SAP2000?
How to export joint by IDEA StatiCa Code-check manager from Tekla Structures?
How to import loads to CAD exported project?
How to export a joint from Robot Structural Analysis to IDEA StatiCa Connection
What about Modify command in Code-check manager
Import a complex joint from SCIA Engineer project
Merging exported projects from CAD and FEA applications in practice
Code check manager
IDEA StatiCa Connection Lite on cloud