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HMS Export settings

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

Software version: 
2017

HMS Export settings

HMS Export settings

You can include project data, 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.

data, and steel part information in the HMS export.

Project data tab

Option Description

Customer Name

Customer Number

Contractor Name

Site Address

Site City

Section Name

Project Status

Remark 1

Remark 2

Remark 3

You can include project data, such as customer name and site address, in the HMS export file.

The boxes have the following values available:

  • Empty

    The item is not included in the HMS export file.

  • Text

    Enter the text in the box next to the item.

  • Project UDA

    The data comes from the project’s user-defined attributes.

  • Project Object , Project Address , Project Info 1 - 2

    The data comes from the project information.

Export file Define a name and location for the export file. The file name extension is .sot. By default, the export file goes to the \HMS folder under model folder.
Add revision to file name Add the revision number to the HMS export file: hms_export_file<revision>.sot.
Open log file after export Open the log file after export. HMS Export creates the log file in the file export folder.

Slab data tab

Option

Description

Position Number

Assigned Control Number (ACN) is the only option.

Slab Remarks

Element Type

End Label

The options are:

  • Empty

    The item is not included in the HMS export file.

  • Text

    Enter the text in the box next to the item.

  • UDA

    The data comes from the project’s user-defined attributes

Slab Name

The options are:

  • Profile

    Select to export the whole profile name.

  • Thickness

    Select to export only the profile height.

Slab Mark

The options are:

  • Assembly position

    Select to export the complete cast unit position.

  • Assembly serial number

    Select to export the cast unit serial number only.

Slab Weight Units

Select the weight unit.

Live/dead load

Enter the default live/dead load to be exported.

For hollow core slab calculation, you can define a default live load/ dead load (KN/m2) for slabs.

If you do not define this data here, you must enter the default values for each slab in HMS software later.

Slab scope tab

Option

Description

Exclude parts

Enter the class of the model object, the name, a text, a UDA or a template in the box to exclude the data.

Hook Points

Electric boxes

Weld plate

Solid fill

Filled area

  • Empty

    The item is not included in the HMS export file.

  • Name

    Select to include the name.

  • Text

    Enter the text in the box next to the item.

  • Class

    Enter the class of the model object in the box to include the data.

  • UDA

    The data comes from the user-defined attributes.

  • Template

    The data comes from a template.

Hook point name

Select to include hook point name in export.

Weld plate name

Select to include weld plate name in export.

Options tab

Option Description

Export Hook Box

Select to include hook data.

Export HP name

Select to export hook point names. If you do not select this option, only the XY coordinates are exported.

Export inner cores

Select to include detailed information on hollow cores in export.

Include full cut to contour

Select to include in export full cut in the contour block ( CO ). If not selected, the full cut is written as an individual cut ( SP ).

Exclude strands from export

Select to exclude strands from export.

Export strand code

Select to include strand code in export.

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