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Results of load combinations

The results of load combinations are presented in a window with a set of tables where the most interesting values of each scenario are grouped. This window can be resized with the mouse if needed. In this window, we see a series of buttons whose use is obvious: Exit, to leave this window HTML, to display the table in your web browser, HTML format (format and colors) Export Excel (CSV), to export …Read More


There are two types of bars that represent cables: guyrope and boltrope. Guyrope is what we call external bars (therefore a straight line) which usually stabilizes the structure to the foundations or anchors at perimeter. Every guyrope is considered a cable, while a set of boltrope type of bars  is considered as border cable. If the mesh has been generated through WinTess3, we can automate the work of generating the cables. with themenu Cable | Edit. …Read More

Menu: Cables

Although this menu is active in all states, but it’s really important only in Analysis state. We can use this menu to display cables and check that all is well in for finding and patterning, but it is not essential. Edit | Final data | Data base | Add new cable type Edit The edit cable menu displays a window in tabular form with a series of buttons at the top. …Read More


The WinTess3 works with objects. There are several types of objects, each one of them has its own properties. Some of them are used continuously, while others are only used in some state or phase of the program. Objects that are used at any time: Nodes: A point in space. Bars: A line in space that goes from one node to another node. Elements: A triangle in space whose vertices are nodes. …Read More