How to define the self-weight in Detail

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The self-weight is not considered in the standard way. You have to put it manually. In this article, you will learn how to define the self-weight in IDEA StatiCa Detail.


  • The thickness is the key dimension for settings of the self-weight.


  • Add the self-weight as the surface load.
  • The self-weight is counted as the density times the thickness of the wall.