In order to get the numbers which correspond to the colors of the utilization output a “Legend”-component is used in fig. 126.96.36.199. Dividing the normal stress in a point of the cantilever by the strength of its material gives the stress-wise utilization output of the “BeamView”-component. Negative values correspond to compression, positive values to tension. Stress-wise utilization can be misleading: slender beams under axial compression buckle and thus collapse before the compressive stresses reach the material strength. The “Utilization”-component includes stability and should be used in such cases.