[midas Gen Application Tutorial] Eurocode 3 Design of Multi-Story Steel Building


Gen 2021 v1.1

Type of Structure

Steel Structure with Brace System

Applied Design Code

Eurocode 1-4: 2005
Eurocode 3: 2005 (EN 1993-1-1)
Eurocode 8-1: 2004

Main Features

Generation of Lateral Load
Set Design Parameters
ULS Member Design
SLS Member Design

midas Gen Tutorial Eurocode 3 Design of
Multi-Story Steel Building


This tutorial presents the modeling, analysis, and design processes for the multi-story building with the RC frame system and explains the procedure for verifying results. The essential contents for the user to experience in the example are the following:

- How to input the floor load, seismic load by response spectrum, and wind load.

- How to create the members based on the line grid.

- How to run the steel member design according to design code and interpret the design results.

  • 1. Ultimate Limit State Check

      01 Material Properties
      02 Section Table for the Application of Ultimate Limit State Check

      03 Resistance of Cross-Section

      04 Buckling Resistance of Members

  • 2. Serviceability Limit State Check

      01 Vertical Deflections
      02 Horizontal Deflections


  • 3. Eurocode 3 Steel Code Check Procedure

      01 Analyze the Model

      02 Select the Design Code

      03 Generate Load Combinations

      04 Enter Design Parameters (Unbraced Length, Moment Factor, etc)

      05 Enter Deflection Limits

      06 Check Design Results

      07 Change and Update the Designed Sections

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Tutorial Eurocode 3 Design of
Multi-Story Steel Building

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