Dead Load Case


The dead load case groups the structure's self weight loads, which are automatically calculated by Advance Design.

The properties of the dead load case are viewed and defined in the properties window. The properties of a load case apply to all of its loads.

Dead load case properties

Dead load case properties

Dead load case
Self weight


You can define a selection of several systems on which to create the self-weight:

Gravity field

Define properties that are taken into account when generating concomitance combinations. See Configuring load cases combinations.




Click a section of the properties window. Notice the bottom area of the window; it displays a short description of the active cell's content.

Accessing the properties

In the Project Browser, expand the Dead Loads group and select the load case (G).