Auto Live Load Generation -- Input Already Computed Reaction

Document Information

Document Type: FAQ

Product(s): LEAP RCPIER/Substructure

Version(s): All

Original Author: Bentley Technical Support Group - VM

QUESTION: In the Auto Load Generation : Live Load window, how to Input Already Computed Superstructure Reaction ?


1) Run the analysis in Conspan or Conbox.

2) Go to FILE option and from the Drop down menu select "Export to RCpier" option and then save the reaction to a text file . Just note down the Max Truck and Lane load for Pier #1 from the text file.

3) In RCpier go to Loads TAB select Live load case and then click the EDIT button , The program will open Auto Load Generation: Live load dialog box.

4) In front of the option "Input Already Computed Reaction " -- Input the truck and lane load separately and then click on Generate button.

5) The program will generate all the critical live load cases.

Please see the attached screen shot for more information.