Thermal gadient for Plate and Beam element

Question:

Hello,

I will like to know how can I assign a thermal gradient load to an assembly where girders are modeled as beam elements and the deck is modeled as a plate element. Please refer to attach model. 

I need to assign a thermal gradient load with 10 C at top of the concrete deck and 0 C at the bottom flange of the precast girder. I have already defined sections for resultant forces for your convenience. 

Thanks

Answer:

Hi,

You can do it as shown below.

Please refer to the attached model.

Regards,
DK Lee
Creation date: 3/21/2019 8:47 AM (dklee@midasit.com)      Updated: 3/21/2019 6:18 PM (dklee@midasit.com)
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