4.15.5. Wide Flange SectionΒΆ

section('WFSection2d', secTag, matTag, d, tw, bf, tf, Nfw, Nff)

This command allows the user to construct a WFSection2d object, which is an encapsulated fiber representation of a wide flange steel section appropriate for plane frame analysis.

secTag (int) unique section tag
matTag (int) tag of uniaxialMaterial assigned to each fiber
d (float) section depth
tw (float) web thickness
bf (float) flange width
tf (float) flange thickness
Nfw (float) number of fibers in the web
Nff (float) number of fibers in each flange


The section dimensions d, tw, bf, and tf can be found in the AISC steel manual.