Elastic Gains

Document Information

Document Type: FAQ

Product(s): LEAP CONSPAN/Precast/Prestressed Girder

Version(s): All

Original Author: Bentley Technical Support Group

QUESTION: Does Conspan have an option to set Elastic Gains as zero ? How does Conspan compute Adjustment for Elastic Gains ?


Yes there is an option in Conspan where the user can Neglect the Elastic Gains. Go to Analysis TAB à Design Parameter option à Resistance Factor / Losses à Compute losses using “ Neglect Elastic Gains” .

Detailed Hand calculation example on how to compute Adjustment for Elastic Gains is available in Tutorials --> Hand Calculations --> Tutorials 5 --> Page HC-37.