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Slab Reinforcement Tool

Added June 2, 2017 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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Slab Reinforcement Tool

Slab Reinforcement Tool

Slab Reinforcement Tool creates reinforcement to irregularly shaped concrete slabs. The reinforcement is created as 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.

groups. It is also possible to splice the reinforcing bars.

Objects created

  • Reinforcement

Use for



Slab with reinforcement

Before you start

Create a slabplate that represents a concrete structure

In Tekla Structures, a slab is created by picking three or more points.

Slab may be part of a floor, for example.


Selection order

  1. Select the main part(1) part that exists in a building object and that determines the position number for the assembly or cast unit and the direction of assembly or cast unit drawings

    (1) Main part can be an assembly main part or a cast unit main part.

    (2) input part that the user selects first when creating a component

    (2) Connections and details always have a component main part.


  2. Pick points to define the direction of the reinforcing bars.

  3. If the area to be reinforced is set to By polygon , pick the polygon points to define the reinforced area.

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