Wall Conversion tool allows to export structural walls as other kind of objects.

With this tool, it is possible to export wall as:

  • timber panel
  • cover

Export as

Upon clicking on Wall Conversion (StruSoft tab | Tools panel), an Apply Wall Conversion dialog appears. Here, one can chose to export a wall as timber panel or a cover.

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Timber panel

In case one chooses to export a wall as a timber panel, only geometry (contour) of the wall is exported. All the other parameters are set to default in FEM-Design. 

Cover

In case one chooses to export a wall as a cover, only geometry (contour) of the wall is exported. All the other parameters are set to default in FEM-Design. Supporting structures and load bearing directions need to be established in FEM-Design.

Shared parameter

The Wall Conversion is applied to walls as Shared parameters and is read-only. By default it is applied to both Wall and Analytical wall and is located under Structural Analysis tab. One can modify those default settings in the Project Parameters.

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Using the Wall Conversion tool, requires presence of shared parameter file, into which, the new parameter can be added.

Using Wall Conversion tool

  1. Click on Wall Conversion (StruSoft tab | Tools panel) - an Apply Wall Conversion dialog will appear.
  2. Select one of the options from the drop-down list.
  3. Apply the conversion to selected wall(s) or to all walls in the model.
  4. Once applied, the walls will be exported to struxml according to your choice.
  5. In order to modify/edit the wall conversion, one has to reapply it on selected wall(s).
  • Select the wall(s) you want to modify and start the Wall Conversion tool.
  • The tool will display the current setting applied to the selected wall(s).
  • Now you can modify the settings.
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Created by Iwona Budny Bjergø on 2019/06/17 14:44
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