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Etabs Tutorial is explain how to start to use Etabs from begin to finish of your project.
EGN-5439 The Design of Tall Buildings ETABS Tutorial 1 Define New Model • Choose “NO” Building Parameters • Columns 30”x30” • Beams 24”x24” • Shear walls: – – – Outer walls: 84” Inner wall: 24” Transverse wall: 8” Shear Wall Preliminary Design Define 1st Storey • Choose “Grid Only” – Model 1 Storey properly, run analysis, and check for any improperly connected nodes. Ready to Begin Define Properties • • • • • Material Properties Frame Sections Slab/Wall Sections Static Load Cases Load Combinations Material Properties • Add new material Frame Sections • Add new Rectangular Sections Add Beam Add Wall Sections • Always choose Shell for walls/slabs. • Membrane and Plate are remnants from previous versions. Add Slab Define Load Cases • Self Weight is to be counted as dead load. Load Combinations • DDL = Design Dead + Live • SDL = Service Dead + Live Draw Columns Draw Beams Delete Beam/Columns to Place Shear Walls Draw Shear Walls Draw Slab Turn on Object Fill Delete Slabs Inside Core Draw Slabs Around Core Mesh Slabs Select Frame Elements Overlapping Shear Walls Delete Overlapping Frame Elements Apply Loading Apply Loads Run Analysis • Run analysis and view animation looking for any disconnected nodes/abnormalities. • Resolve all errors before proceeding. Replicate Stories Edit Story Data Modify Story Heights Place Slab Above Core Assign Loading to New Slabs Run Analysis View Bent B Show Member Forces Zoom in to Lower Stories Right-Click on Lower Middle Column to View Forces
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