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# Transform coordinate system of a load

## Transform coordinate system of a load

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Hello guys! I'm trying to calculate statically a structure under differenct load conditions, where the load is rotating at specific angles in one plane. Is there any fast way to achieve it?
I was thinking that it would be possible to define the desired positions by creating new coordinate systems and then the first load could be atomatically transformed, unfortunately I didn't manage to find this option.
Any help or different approach to the problem is greatly appreciated.
BR Alex

### RE: Transform coordinate system of a load

there are many ways ...

1) you apply a unit load in the two directions, then post-process the output using linear combinations
2) make many loadcases of the different load directions, apply components to the structure
3) make many loadcases using a local CID to define the direction of the load (load is constant within the CID, but change the direction of the CID
4) there are probably other (smarter) ways to do this ...

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