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Double tee reinforcement (64)

Added August 31, 2016 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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Double tee reinforcement (64)

Double tee reinforcement (64)

Creates prestressed strands and other reinforcement for a concrete double tee.

Bars created

  • Prestressed strands in double tee ribs

  • Stirrups in double tee ribs

  • Reinforcement meshreinforcement that represents a mesh of steel bars in two perpendicular directions

    In Tekla Structures, the reinforcement mesh bars in one direction are called main bars and reinforcement mesh bars perpendicular to them are called crossing bars.

    on the top surface of the double tee

Use for


Straight strands

Different strand pattern and number of strands

When you use different stirrup shapes and spacings

Before you start

  • Create the concrete double tee.

  • Calculate the required area of strands and other reinforcement.

Defining properties

Use the following tabs in the Double tee reinforcement (64) dialog box to define the properties of the objects that this component creates:



See also


Concrete cover thickness, size, number, and pattern of strands, stirrup size and type, size and spacing of longitudinal and crossing bars in the mesh

Double tee reinforcement properties

Stirrup spacing

Distances from the part ends to the first stirrups, number of spaces and spacing of stirrups in five zones along the length of the part


Grade, name, class, and numbering properties of the strands, stirrups, and mesh bars


Picking order

  1. Concrete double tee

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