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C.S.E. LESSONS


In this page are collected multimedia lessons (audio recording) about CSE.

Multimedia files are continuously updated and are a complete set of lessons about CSE working procedures and main concepts. They are useful both to Customers, who already purchased the product, and to potential Customers, who wish to have an in depth look at the program functionalities.

The overall duration is presently of about 9h: 46 min.

These lessons required a considerable effort, and are a very important and useful tool in order to learn the use of the program.

The full text of the lessons is available in PDF format here:   ▶ PDF

INDEX

LESSON ID
MM/YR
MB
MIN
DESCRIPTION
OVERVIEW (000-009) "Long": lesson where execution times is necessarily lenghtened in order to explain.

"Short": lesson where the execution time is near to the real one of the user who should not care to explain what he/she is doing.

001 - CSE project 001
2/12
4.2
4:46
CSE scope, project overview
006 - Available parameterized nodes 006
3/12
2.9
2:43
Overview of the parameterized nodes (P-Renodes)
007 - Automatic creation of a node with the LIGHT version 007
3/12
7.3
11:40
Creation of a node starting from zero, light version interface
008 - PRenode recording and assigning (P-Renode=Parameterized REal NODE) 008
3/12
19.7
11:40
Creation of a parametric node starting from zero; re-assignation to a different node; FULL version
TOUR (010-099) "Long": lesson where execution time is necessarily lenghtened in order to explain.

"Short": lesson where the execution time is near to the real one of the user who should not care to explain what he/she is doing.

010 - Tour: from FEM, how to start 010
2/12
13.3
6:42
From model-importing to jnode listing creation (long)
011 - Tour Base plate 011
3/12
15.8
12:03
Column with ground base plate (long)
012 - Tour Flanged splice joint 012
2/12
15.7
10:39
Creation of a flanged splice joint (long)
013 - Tour Flanged beam-colum joint 013
2/12
16.3
9:45
Creation of a flanged beam-column joint (long)
014 - Tour Beam-beam joint with brackets 014
3/12
13.5
7:03
Creation of a beam-beam joint using angle brackets (long)
015 - Tour Bracing node 015
2/12
15.8
7:12
Creation of a bracing node (long)
019 - Tour CSE as a stand-alone program 019
2/12
8.5
7:50
Creation of a node using the internal commands (short)
020 - Tour beam-column joint (with brackets) 020
2/12
2.1
3:52
Creation of a beam-column joint with brackets (short)
021 - Tour beam-beam welded joint 021
2/12
5.6
3:26
Creation of a beam-beam welded joint (short)
022 - Tour Flanged splice joint 022
2/12
3.3
2:20
Creation of a flanged splice joint (short)
030 - Tour Examples of non-typical joints 030
2/12
2.2
4:10
Examples of non-typical nodes created in CSE, using the free positioning of the components
WORKFLOW STAGES (100-199)
100 - FULL-LIGHT: workflow stages 100
2/12
7.1
8:46
Workflow stages in CSE
101 - FULL-Stage 1a: importing the FEM model 101
2/12
3.0
3:27
Workflow stages in CSE: FULL version
102 - FULL-Stage 1b: Manually creating or modifying a FEM model 102
2/12
1.8
2:38
Workflow stages in CSE: FULL version
103 - FULL-Stage 1c: Automatically creating the FEM model 103
2/12
2.1
2:55
Workflow stages in CSE: FULL version
105 - FULL-Stage 2: Searching members 105
3/12
2.2
2:17
Workflow stages in CSE: FULL version
110 - FULL-Stage 3: Searching Jnodes 110
3/12
5.7
5:47
Workflow stages in CSE: FULL version
120 - FULL-Stage 4a: Manual creation of the Renode 120
3/12
3.6
3:27
Workflow stages in CSE: FULL version
130 - FULL-Stage 4b: Automatic creation of the Renode 130
3/12
3.9
4:35
Workflow stages in CSE: FULL version
140 - FULL-Stage 5: Setting up the checks 140
3/12
7.8
7:28
Workflow stages in CSE: FULL version
145 - FULL-Stage 6: Running the checks and analysing the results 145
3/12
3.8
4:37
Workflow stages in CSE: FULL version
150 - LIGHT-Stage 1a: FEM model importing and Jnodes searching 150
2/12
1.2
1:41
Workflow stages in CSE: LIGHT version
151 - LIGHT-Stage 1b: Automatic creation of a single FEM model 151
3/12
1.5
2:012
Workflow stages in CSE: LIGHT version
160 - LIGHT-Stage 2: Constructing the Renode 160
3/12
3.4
4:08
Workflow stages in CSE: LIGHT version
165 - LIGHT-Stage 3: Modifying the Renode constructed 165
3/12
1.8
2:17
Workflow stages in CSE: LIGHT version
170 - LIGHT-Stage 4: Setting up the checks 170
3/12
1.5
1:49
Workflow stages in CSE: LIGHT version
180 - LIGHT-Stage 5: Running the checks and analysing the results 180
3/12
0.7
0:48
Workflow stages in CSE: LIGHT version
TERMINOLOGY, THEORY (200-299)
200 - Node, Jnode, REnode 200
3/12
2.5
3:48
Difference between node, jnode, and renode
201 - Classification of Jnodes 201
3/12
1.3
2:04
Classification of JNodes
202 - Joined, joiner, through (force transferrer) and stiffener 202
3/12
0.9
1:09
Joined members, joiners, force transferrers, and stiffeners
203 - Stiffener VS through (force transferrer) 203
3/12
1.4
1:40
Stiffeners vs force transferrers
204 - Rigid and elastic constraints (attachments) 204
3/12
1.0
0:57
Rigid or elastic attachments
205 - Bearing surface 205
3/12
1.4
1:44
Bearing support
207 - Predefined variable 207
3/12
1.5
1:46
Predefined variable
208 - User's variable 208
3/12
1.4
1:34
User's variable
209 - User's checks 209
3/12
2.7
3:33
User's checks (customized checks)
TOPICS (300-399)
301 - Modelling the objects in CSE 301
3/12
3.0
4:06
Description of the object model in CSE
302 - Representing the joiners in CSE 302
3/12
0.9
1:24
Representing joiners in CSE (bolts and welds display depending on their settings)
303 - Identifying the objects in CSE 303
3/12
1.7
2:30
OIdentifying objects in CSE
304 - Connection 304
3/12
4.3
6:17
How connection works in CSE
305 - Chains 305
3/12
3.3
3:07
What are the connection chains
306 - Renode coherence 306
3/12
0.9
1:10
Checks referring to proper connections between components
307 - Overlaps 307
3/12
0.7
0:50
No overlaps check
308 - Work processes 308
3/12
1.1
1:30
Cuts, bevels, face rotation and translation, and more
310 - Boltlayouts 310
3/12
2.6
3:37
Bolt layouts working modes and settings
320 - Weld layouts 320
3/12
1.1
1:02
Type of welds, working modes, computational settings
330 - Internal forces needed for checking 330
3/12
3.1
3:25
Internal forces definition modes
331 - Dummy combinations, user's combinations and FEM combinations 331
3/12
2.8
3:34
Types of combinations available for the connections checks
333 - Members net sections checks 333
3/12
1.6
1:53
Simplified resistance checks (members)
334 - Simplified force-transferrers (throughs) checks 334
3/12
2.6
2:30
Simplified resistance checks (throughs)
335 - User's checks 335
3/12
1.1
1:02
Additional user defined checks
336 - Block tear checks 336
3/12
2.2
2:29
Failure paths due to block tear
350 - Bolt layouts checks 350
3/12
1.9
2:07
Bolt layouts checking modes
360 - Weld layouts checks 360
3/12
0.7
0:47
Weld layouts checking modes
370 - Displacement checks 370
3/12
0.9
0:56
Deformability checks of connections
380 - Standard checks 380
3/12
1.2
1:31
Addition of standard checks in a guided mode
390 - Connection codes in the FEM model 390
3/12
1.9
3:15
Using connection codes in the FEM model to define nodes topology
INTERFACE (400-499)
400 - Interface overview 400
2/12
1.8
2:44
CSE, Interface
401 - Views 401
2/12
5.1
3:49
CSE, CSE views
402 - Buttons 402
2/12
3.3
5:07
CSE buttons
MENUS (500-599)
500 - Menus overview 500
2/12
4.4
6:52
CSE, menus
501 - menu File 501
2/12
2.0
3:12
CSE, menu File
502 - menu Modify 502
2/12
0.7
1:00
CSE, menu Modify
503 - menu Display 503
2/12
2.3
3:55
CSE, menu Display
504 - menu Draw 504
2/12
5.1
4:53
CSE, menu Draw
505 - menu Enquire 505
3/12
4.8
6:27
CSE, menu Enquire
506 - menu Fem 506
2/12
1.0
1:34
CSE, menu Fem
507 - menu Jnodes 507
2/12
0.5
0:46
CSE, menu Jnodes
508 - menu Renode 508
2/12
0.9
1:20
CSE, menu Renode
509 - menu Checks 509
2/12
0.9
1:19
CSE, menu Checks
510 - menu Window and menu Help 510
2/12
3.3
2:33
CSE, menu Window, Help
511 - menu PRenode 511
2/12
1.4
2:15
CSE, menu PRenode
511 - menu Nodes (light version) 512
3/12
0.9
1:22
CSE, menu Nodes (light version only)
COMMANDS (600-799)
600 - commands: File-Import File-Update 600
4/12
7.3
6:09
CSE, importing a model, upgrade from fem
610 - command: Modify-Units 610
4/12
1.4
1:11
CSE, units of measure
611 - command: Modify-Select 611
4/12
11.1
5:23
CSE, component selection in different views
612 - command: Modify-Settings 612
4/12
2.6
2:46
CSE, general settings (language, audio, etc)
620 - command: Display-Orientation 620
4/12
2.6
2:53
CSE, display Orientation members and components
621 - command: Display-Modes 621
4/12
2.4
2:22
CSE, objects display modes
622 - command: Display-Objects 622
4/12
1.6
1:44
CSE, objects and graphic symbols to display or not
623 - command: Display-Scene points 623
4/12
3.7
4.11
CSE, display and creation of useful points in the scene
630 - command: Enquire-Net sections 630
4/12
3.4
3.44
CSE, enquires net sections of components (holes, cuts)
640 - command: Fem-Nodes 640
4/12
2.2
2:20
CSE, fem model node addition
641 - command: Fem-Elements (1/3) 641
4/12
5.6
6:45
CSE, em model element addition
642 - command: Fem-Elements (2/3) 642
4/12
7.0
3:53
CSE, fem model element addition
643 - command: Fem-Elements (3/3) 643
4/12
7.8
7:40
CSE, fem model element addition
645 - command: Fem-Elements-Typical nodes 645
4/12
8.6
5:35
CSE, quick fem model creation
650 - command: Fem-Assign constraint 650
4/12
1.7
2:04
CSE, fem model constraints assign
651 - command: Fem-Assign end release 651
4/12
3.6
4:31
CSE, fem model end releases assign
652 - command: Fem-Search members 652
4/12
2.9
3:40
CSE, fem model members search
660 - command: Jnodes-Search 660
4/12
6.2
6:58
CSE, search jnodes in members model
661 - command: Jnodes-Edit 661
4/12
5.8
7:18
CSE, edit jnodes
662 - command: Jnodi-Extract members 662
4/12
1.7
1:58
CSE, members extraction
664 - commands: Jnodes-Create listing,   Jnodes-Open listing 664
4/12
7.3
4:48
CSE, create and open jnodes listing
670 - command: Renode-Set current orientation 670
4/12
1.8
2:19
CSE, current orientation setting
671- command: Renode-Trim/extend member 671
4/12
3.5
4:31
CSE, trimming or extension of members
672 - command: Renode-Modify member 672
4/12
3.3
4:12
CSE, members modification
673A - command: Renode-Add through (cleat) - part A 673A
4/12
4.3
4:19
CSE, addition of a through/cleat (plates, angles, generic shapes, etc.)
673B - command: Renode-Add through (cleat) - part B 673B
4/12
16.4
12:33
CSE, addition of a through/cleat (plates, angles, generic shapes, etc.)
674 - command: Renode-Add weld layout 674
4/12
11.0
9:32
weld layout addition
675 - command: Renode-Add bolt layout 675
4/12
5.9
5:51
bolt layout addition
676 - command: Renode-Add bolt layout (dialog box, part 1) 676A
4/12
8.5
7:24
bolt layout addition: dialog box explanation
676 - command: Renode-Add bolt layout (dialog box, part 2) 676B
4/12
10.2
10:23
bolt layout addition: dialog box explanation
676 - command: Renode-Add bolt layout (dialog box, part 3) 676C
4/12
11.2
10:19
bolt layout addition: dialog box explanation
680 - command: Renode-Delete components 680
4/12
1.2
1:31
CSE, components deletion
681 - command: Renode-Modify 681
4/12
2.3
1:45
CSE, components modification
682 - command: Renode-Copy,   Renode-Recopy 682
4/12
6.3
4:44
CSE, copy or recopy components
683 - command: Renode-Rotate component 683
4/12
1.6
1:52
CSE, components rotation
684 - command: Renode-Modify bolt layout settings 684
4/12
1.8
1:42
CSE, bolt layout settings modification
685 - command: Renode-Shift components 685
4/12
3.6
4:11
CSE, components shift
686 - command: Renode-Work processes 686
4/12
12.9
11:02
addition of cuts, bevels, etc.
689 - command: Renode-Add variable 689
4/12
7.1
4:06
CSE, addition of user's variables
690 - command: Renode-Add Condition 690
4/12
7.2
5:39
CSE, addition of user's condition (additional checks)
691 - command: Renode-Modify variable or condition 691
4/12
2.2
1:38
CSE, modification of user's variables and conditions
692 - command: Renode-Delete variable or condition 692
4/12
1.5
1:24
CSE, deletion of user's variables and conditions
695 - command: Renode-Check overlaps 695
4/12
1.1
1:28
CSE, check on components overlap
696 - command: Renode-Check coherence 696
4/12
1.4
1:31
CSE, check on renode coherence
697 - command: Renode-Export DXF 697
4/12
1.8
1:29
CSE, renode exporting (dxf format)
698 - command: Renode-Assign Prenode 698
4/12
9.0
1:29
CSE, assignation of a parametric renode (PRenode) to an empty renode
700 - command Checks-Set up 700
4/12
9.0
8:27
CSE, general checks settings
701 - command Checks-Check renode (node) 701
4/12
3.6
3:24
CSE, execution of the checks
702 - command Checks-Envelope,    Current results,   Enquire 702
4/12
3.8
4:05
CSE, checks results analysis
704 - command Checks-Display bearing surface results 704
4/12
2.6
3:08
results of bearing surface check (bolt layouts with bearing surface)
705 - command Checks-Display net sections results 705
4/12
2.1
2:33
results of members and cleats net sections
706 - command Checks-Display forces 706
4/12
3.1
3:26
CSE, display forces exchanged between the components
707A - command Checks-Display component FEM results (part 1/2) 707A
4/12
4.7
2:48
CSE, FEM results for cleats and members
707B - command Checks-Display component FEM results (part 2/2) 707B
4/12
17.8
9:46
CSE, FEM results for cleats and members
708 - commands Checks-Deformed view,    Deformed scale 708
4/12
2.9
2:26
CSE, deformed view
709 - commands Checks-Combinations,    Instances 709
4/12
6.4
5:27
CSE, results analysis for combinations and instances
710 - command Checks-Open listing 710
4/12
12.5
7:54
open listing, explanation of the listing
711 - command Checks-Display block tear results 711
4/12
2.7
3:03
block tear results
730 - commands PRenode-New,     Save 730
4/12
8.7
5:42
prenode (parametric node): start recording and save
731 - command PRenode-Restart 731
4/12
2.5
2:29
prenode (parametric node): restart recording
733 - command PRenode-Add image 733
4/12
1.7
1:31
prenode: save relevant images
735 - commands PRenode-Pause,    Continue,    Abort 735
4/12
1.5
2:05
prenode: recording options
739 - command PRenodo-Archive 739
4/12
6.2
4:25
prenodes (parametric nodes) archive: management
PROBLEMS (801-899)
801 - BearingSupport-Surface 801
1/12
6.4
8:45
How to select bearing surface
802 - BearingSupport-ConstitutiveLaw 802
1/12
3.5
5:33
How to select bearing surface constitutive law
805 - Shear-only bolts 805
1/12
3.8
3:57
Shear-only boltlayout use
810 - Bolt layouts flexibility index 810
1/12
2.6
3:00
Explanation of the boltlayout flexibility index
820 - Stiffeners checks 820
1/12
1.5
1:38
How to check stiffeners
825 - modelling: general remarks 825
1/12
4.1
4:09
FEM modelling general remarks
826 - FEM modelling: Linear vs nonlinear 826
1/12
3.7
3:27
Choice between a linear or a non linear modelling
830 - Selecting checks and how to run them 830
1/12
5.6
4:52
Choice of the checks to be done and of their settings
840 - Renodes parametrization 840
1/12
3.3
2:17
Overview on connections parametrization
LIGHT VERSION (901-999)
901 - Light version: Definition of a connection 901
4/12
6.7
5:21
How to define a connection using LIGHT version of CSE

 


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