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help on reading the report

help on reading the report

help on reading the report

I have an old Ceaser II report with tabulated data. I do not understand the notations and restraint. Could you help me out? Thanks.
1. what is the meaning of "Node 10 ANC Cnode 11"
2. the restraint on node 11. Is it dx=dz=0, no rotation but with prescribed y dispalcement?

RE: help on reading the report

1. A cnode connects the model to something - perhaps structure. 2. You are correct.

RE: help on reading the report

You're looking at the input echo. At this location, the analyst defined a displaced anchor (it would have been easier and clearer to just define the displacements). The displacements set the DY value to specified number, while the other 5 DOFs are set to zero.

Richard Ay
Intergraph CAS

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