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Does anyone know how to enter Story

Does anyone know how to enter Story

Does anyone know how to enter Story

Does anyone know how to enter Story Drift as an input value (if it is even possible at all) to STAAD? We have a project with given story drifts and have to design stairs with story drift included.

All I know is P/A and Mc/I

RE: Does anyone know how to enter Story

Not that I am aware of. Checking the manual (Sect., it says: The story drift determination as explained in Section 12.8.6 of the ASCE 7-10 code is not implemented in STAAD.

I've seen people amplify load combinations by a calculated factor (to get the seismic drift) and note the combination as doing that.....but I am not aware of any automatic way of doing that in STAAD.

RE: Does anyone know how to enter Story

I think Bagman is trying to implement forced displacements (move supports at floor level to mimic story drift). I don't know STAAD. RAM Elements has this capability.

RE: Does anyone know how to enter Story

Yes, STAAD has a enforced displacement command. For anyone who has STAAD, see example problem #24 in the manual. (I.e. click on the "Help" tab, then "contents", then the "search" tab.....and look for "enforced" or "example problem 24".)

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