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Beam reinforcement (63)

Last updated March 6, 2017 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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Beam reinforcement (63)

Beam reinforcement (63)

Creates reinforcement for a concrete beam.

Bars created

  • Longitudinal main bars

  • Corner and side bars

  • Main stirrups

  • Stirrups for one or two ledges

Use for


More information

Rectangular beams

L-shaped beams (RCL profiles)

RCX profiles

Inverted T-beams (RCDL profiles)

Before you start

  • Create the concrete beam.

  • Calculate the required area of reinforcement.

Defining properties

Use the following tabs in the Beam reinforcement (63) dialog box to define the properties of the objects that this component creates:



See also


Concrete cover thickness, number, size, and location of bars, stirrup size, option to place main bars only inside the main stirrups or distributed to the ledges

Beam reinforcement (63): Beam reinforcement properties

Stirrup spacing

Distances from the part ends to the first stirrups, number of spaces and spacing of main and ledge stirrups in five zones along the length of the part, option to create different stirrups in two ledges, ledge stirrup spacing method

Beam reinforcement (63): Stirrup spacing tab


Grade, name, class, and numbering properties of the bottom, top, and side bars, and main and ledge stirrups


Picking order

  1. Concrete beam

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