[midas Gen Application Tutorial] Slab Deflection Check by Cracked Section Analysis


Gen 2021 v1.1

Type of Structure

RC Structure with Flat Slab and Shear Wall

Applied Design Code

Eurocode 1-4: 2005
Eurocode 2: 2004 (EN 1992-1-1)
Eurocode 8-1 : 2004

Main Features

Generation of Automesh
Slab Serviceability Parameter
Crack Section Analysis Control
Check Deflection of Meshed Slab

midas Gen Tutorial Automesh and Slab/Wall Design as per Eurocode 2


This tutorial has been provided to explain how to check cracking deflection in slabs. For this reason, the procedure for the general process of slabs and walls was not explained in this tutorial. For the users who are not familiar with the general design features of slabs and walls, it is recommended to review the “Automesh and Slab/Wall Design as per Eurocode2” tutorial before going through this tutorial.

  • 1. Model Overview

      01 Overview
      02 Details of the Building

      03 Opening the Pre-Generated Model File 

  • 2. Load Combination

      01 Automatic Generation of Load Combinations
      02 Serviceability Load Combination Type

      03 Slab and Wall Load Combinations

      04 Slab Serviceability Parameters




  • 3. Rebar Data

      01 Check Rebar Data


  • 4. Cracked Section Analysis

      01 Cracked Section Analysis Control

      02 Perform Cracked Section Analysis

      03 Check Cracking Deflection



Video Tutorial
Tutorial Slab Deflection Check by
Cracked Section Analysis

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