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Wall Panel Corner Connection

Last updated October 6, 2016 by Area Finland Service tekla.support.fi@trimble.com

Software version: 
2016i
Environment: 
Finland

Wall Panel Corner Connection

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This connection can transfer much bigger shear force than similar connection having cable loops instead of loops made of reinforcing barreinforcement that represents a steel bar used to reinforce a concrete structure

The steel bars are usually ribbed and they are used to increase the tensile strength of concrete.

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On the construction site vertical reinforcing bars are placed within the loops before casting concrete between the elements.

1. Purpose and description
2. Using Wall Panel Corner Connection
3. Wall Panel Corner Connection  settings

1. Purpose and description

This extension connects two precast concrete wallplate that represents a structure such as a wall or roof panel

In Tekla Structures, a panel is created by picking two or more points.

In cast-in-place concrete the term wall refers to a concept similar to panel.

elements. This connection can be used for example in stair case where the wall elements are used to stiffen the whole building against wind loads. Note that angle between walls must be 90 degrees.

2. Using Wall Panel Corner Connection

The connection can be created from Component catalogcatalog that contains all system components and custom components, and the macros and applications

The term component catalog is used in Tekla Structures until version 21.1.

. The connection name is “Wall Panel Corner Connection”.

After starting the connection:

  1. Select the primary wall part in the model.
  2. Select the secondary wall part in the model.

3. Wall Panel Corner Connection settings

Property Description
Fit Primary Wall Select Yes, if the walls are connected in a corner. Select No, if the secondary wall is connected on the side of a longer wall that continues through the connection

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