INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

Collector Force Spreadsheet

RE: Collector Force Spreadsheet

How do you define the "collector force"?

It would be more useful if you didn't have the code hidden.

Doug Jenkins
Interactive Design Services
http://newtonexcelbach.wordpress.com/

RE: Collector Force Spreadsheet

I had a compile error in a hidden module when trying to change the wall to opening, whatever that means.
I think that in spreadsheets there should be an 'introduction' sheet that explains the purpose of the sheet and some explanation of the calculations, particularly if they're hidden in macros somewhere. Otherwise you can't check the results and have little confidence in the same.

RE: Collector Force Spreadsheet

Good point corus!

Tunalover

RE: Collector Force Spreadsheet

OP has been here ~five days, and you guys ran his code without inspecting all of it first.

You may now be official malware beta testers.

I hope otherwise.

Mike Halloran
Pembroke Pines, FL, USA

RE: Collector Force Spreadsheet

(OP)
Hi,
Attached is an example of a Collector Force calculation, which is also shown on the spreadsheet as Wall 1.
What it means by 'Wall' or 'Opening' is that the first section could be a solid section or not, so it gives you the option. You may leave it as 'Wall' and even if you have the first section as an opening, then put the first value as 0. And I'm also not sure why you're getting a compile error.

This spreadsheet is really intended for Structural Engineers. Furthermore, my intentions are altruistic, for I have no desire to spread viruses or malware!
Sincerely,
india1978

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members!


Resources


Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close