Out of surface load warning in Member

The new warning in IDEA StatiCa Member will ensure that the full magnitude of the load will be applied to the analyzed member.

When applying a surface load on one of the member's plates, it may happen that part of the load already laies outside of the plate's surface. In such a case, not the full magnitude of the load would be applied - part of the load would not be transferred and used in the calculation. This might be unsafe and unintuitive, that's why we've added a warning message.

Out of surface load warning in Member

When a line or point load distribution area is larger than the plate assigned, a warning is displayed in the top left corner of the screen, and you should adjust the position or the area of action of the load. 

This new warning will help you overcome these situations and, therefore, improve the safety of the model.

Released in the IDEA StatiCa 23.1.1 patch.

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