Eccentricities and Cross Section Optimization

Hi, is it possible to align the top of a beam with a shell while using the cross section optimizer? I want to apply this on a rip stiffened plate. Also is it possible to use the cross section optimizer on different Materials? In the example “optimization of a shell bridge” on the Karamba Website the cross section optimizer is used for concrete while the description of the component says the optimizer chooses the cross section according to EC3.

this is what the System should look like after the cross section optimization

Hi, you can apply an eccentricity on the cross section to set all the cross sections of your beams to align with your shell. Please see 3.3.5: Eccentricity on Beam and Cross Section 🔷 - Karamba3D 2.2.0

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