Safety Factors

From¬†version 3,117¬†, WinTess introduces a new way to apply the safety factors to the structures.NOTE: Although this method is much more versatile and is better suited to the modern normative, if preferred, the user can ignore it and continue to calculate as it was before the version 3,117. Window of safety factors is seen above.¬†The¬†coefficients…

Redundancy

In all type of structures, but mainly in lightweight construction, we can apply the concept of redundancy [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redundancy_(engineering)]. Redundancy¬†is the duplication of critical components or functions of a system with the intention of increasing reliability of the system, usually in the form of simple duplicity or by adding some components that will be useful only…

Safety Factors and Combinations

The WinTess software checks if a structure properly supports the loads applied using the ‚ÄúRatio‚ÄĚ concept. The ratio is a numerical value indicating how close we are or exceed load carrying capacity considering the safety factor of any part of the structure. The value ‚Äú1‚ÄĚ is the maximum limit. If we exceed this value, we…