MIDAS API Plug-in: Inertial Forces Controller

midasBridge TeamFebruary 13, 2024

1. The usual method for calculating inertial force

   For curved and skew bridges, when the overall coordinate system (Global Coordinate System) and the diagonals/orthogonals of the piers are not parallel in the analysis, users need to consider the seismic inertial forces in the horizontal direction acting on the entire pier in the "most unfavorable direction.”

The Manyovu Bridge

midasBridge TeamDecember 30, 2021

Table of Contents


1. Project Description

2. Determining Factors

3. Construction Process

4. Project Application in midas Civil


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