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Starter bars

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

Software version: 
2017

Starter bars

Starter bars

Starter bars for pillar (86) and Starter bars for footing (87) create starter bars in a footing for a column. Starter bars may go through a pedestal or straight to the column. Starter bars can be in a rectangular or circular form.

Bars created

  • Starter bars (straight or L-shaped)

  • Stirrups (optional)

Use for

Situation

More information

Starter bars for footing (87) places starter bars in a footing in rectangular or circular form. Starter bars can be straight or L-shaped, and can have stirrups.

Starter bars for pillar (86) creates straight or L-shaped starter bars that go through a rectangular or circular pedestal. Starter bars can have stirrups.

Before you start

  • Create the footing.

  • Calculate the required area of reinforcement.

Defining properties

Use the following tabs in the Starter bars for pillar (86) and Starter bars for footing (87) dialog boxes to define the component properties:

Tab

Contents

See also

Picture

86 : Bar dimensions and locations, number and spacing of bars, stirrup type, concrete cover thickness

Starter bar stirrups

87 : Bar dimensions and locations, number and spacing of bars, concrete cover thickness

 

Location

87 only: Location of bars, stirrup type

Starter bar location

Starter bar stirrups

Parameters

Grade, size, name, class, and numbering properties of bars

 

Picking order

  1. Footing

  2. Pedestal (only for Starter bars for pillar (86) )

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